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Nordic Valley

Nordic Valley has the largest night skiing with 100% of the mountain under lights. With great summer and winter openings, come learn about all the options Nordic Valley near Ogden has to offer you!

Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, pristine groomers, powder stashes days after a storm and excellent service. Located just 35 minutes north of Salt Lake City.

Powder Mountain Snowcat Sunset Expedition

Our Sunset Expedition is a great way to introduce non-skiers and seasoned vets alike to the beauty of Powder Mountain.

Snowbasin Scenic Gondola Rides

Enjoy stunning views without skiing or snowboarding with our scenic gondola rides in the winter or visit in the summer on weekends for a greener view of the Ogden Valley.

Social Axe Throwing

Social Axe Throwing, Utah's Premier indoor axe throwing venue! We have brought this outdoor sport indoors and made it the latest entertainment craze! Located in Salt Lake City, Ogden, & Orem.

Outpost Spirits

Located in the Arbor Lodge in Eden, Utah this is the only liquor store in Ogden Valley.

Roosters Brewing Company and Hangout

Roosters has become a community "gathering spot" for Ogden's diverse and eclectic population serving up great food and drink to locals and visitors alike since 1995.

Snowbasin John Paul Lodge

During the winter season, John Paul Lodge offers dining on both floors, including the wrap-around patio on the main level that has become ‘the place to be''

Snowbasin Needles Lodge

World-class dining at 8,710 feet with stunning views of the Ogden Valley, Pineview Reservoir and beyond.

Best Western Plus High Country Inn

Nestled beneath the quiet beauty of the Wasatch Mountains, this charming and recently renovated Ogden hotel offers it all: convenience, comfort, excitement and relaxation.

Comfort Suites Hotel

Comfort Suites Hotel offers premium rooms at affordable prices; located just outside of Downtown Ogden near I-15 and offers mini suites with 2 queen beds, a sofa sleeper, a mini fridge and microwave.

Compass Rose Lodge

Minutes from Snowbasin and Powder Mountain, Compass Rose Lodge is the perfect lodging for your next ski vacation. Experience the fullest of Ogden Valley with unique accommodations and nearby food.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Ogden

At the heart of downtown Ogden hotel is a short drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, and only 20 minutes from three world-class ski resorts: Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, and Nordic Valley.

Hilton Garden Inn - Ogden

The Hilton Garden Inn Ogden, UT is conveniently located just off of I-15, in Downtown Ogden, only 20 minutes from Snow Basin Ski Resort!

Mountain Luxury Lodging

Mountain Luxury Lodging offers a collection of exquisite private residences, townhomes, and condos with a private shuttle service to Snowbasin as well as full concierge services.

Ogden Courtyard by Marriott

Just minutes away from three world class ski resorts, The Ogden Courtyard by Marriott is located in the heart of downtown Ogden, a few steps away from Historic 25th street.

Powder Mountain Getaways

Here at Powder Mountain Getaways Vacation Rentals we understand what makes a luxury vacation home right for you.

Visit Ogden

Powder Magazine ranked Ogden the “#1 Ski Town in the U.S.” It’s no surprise to past guests and locals that Ogden came out on top.

Lighthouse Investments / Five Wives / SNO-GO

Lighthouse Investments is an owner of Five Wives Vodka, SNO-GO snow bikes, and about 70 other Utah Companies.

WSRP

WSRP offers a broad range of expertise in traditional audit and tax services as well as business consultation. Their primary clients are small to mid-market companies and their executives.

Level 9 Sports

Level Nine Sports is committed to providing quality ski and bike gear and top notch customer service at the lowest prices online or in retail along the Wasatch front.

Ski Butlers

Ski Butlers is proud to be Park City’s #1 Ski Shop according to Trip Advisor! We serve Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain, Alta, Snowbird, Brighton, Solitude, Salt Lake City, and Ogden resorts.

Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports Program

Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports (OVAS) is a non-profit organization that provides adaptive lessons at Powder Mountain Resort.

Snowbasin Multi Week Programs

The goal is to develop all mountain skiers/riders with the ability to ski/ride anywhere on the mountain (that is open and safe) under any conditions.

Canyon Transportation

Utah's largest 4x4 transportation service takes the hassle out of driving to fresh powder. Serving Park City, the Cottonwood Canyons and Ogden area.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers many car rental options in Salt Lake City, including Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and neighborhood car rental locations in Park City, Ogden, Provo and more.

Utah Transit Authority

The Utah Transit Authority is the provider of public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, which includes Ogden, Park City, and Salt Lake City

Blog Articles

Family Winter Vacation Survival Guide

Tips and tricks for planning a stress-free winter getaway with your family from packing to transportation, dining to activities and much more.

Utah's Best Skier-Friendly Pizza Restaurants

Here we’ve gathered a list of our most beloved Utah pizza purveyors, all conveniently located at or nearby the ski slopes.

Utah Ski Itinerary | For the Urbanite

Make downtown Salt Lake City your base camp for a yin-yang weekend of checking out Utah’s capitol city and shredding Brighton, Solitude and Snowbasin.

Utah Ski Itinerary | For the Explorer

Looking for something off the beaten path? In Northern Utah, you'll find two lesser-visited but still über-charming resorts, Nordic Valley and Powder Mountain.

Ski Vacations Made Simple with Delivery

Why do the runaround when you can order groceries, wine, skis and more on demand to make your ski vacation that much more enjoyable.

Oh My Heck! Yes, Utah Has Beer

A guide to where and how to sip Utah-made suds.

Best Family Ski Deals in Utah

An in-depth look at ways to save on family skiing and snowboarding this season in Utah.

How To Ride The UTA Ski Bus - A Comprehensive Guide

Save the earth one ride at a time! With 2019-20 season updates to the UTA Ski Bus Schedule and all Cottonwood resorts adopting the R.I.D.E. carpooling app.

Ski Utah's Top 16 Après-ski Spots

The quintessential guide to après-ski in Utah. The top 16 world-class après-ski joints right here in Utah.

Freeze Frame | Zeroing in on Winter's Beauty

How one Utah man captures photos of single flakes of the Greatest Snow on Earth in Eden, Utah.

Utah Ski & Snowboard Movie Premieres 2019

2019 ski and snowboard movie premieres in Utah from TGR, Warren Miller, Matchstick Productions, Level 1 and Tanner Hall.

Catch A Lift: Utah’s Lift-Served Mountain Biking

Many of those trusty chairlifts are put to use each summer offering gravity enthusiasts a novel way to experience their favorite slopes on a mountain bike.

Top Summer Trails for Kids

Looking for fun summer hikes with your kids? Are are a few of our favorite hiking trails in Salt Lake, Ogden and Utah County.

Spend 36 hours in SLC's Mountains as a Family

Learn about the best Utah mountain resorts for families to visit in the summer.

Salt Lake City's Top Hiking Trails in Cottonwood Canyons

Utah hiking begins when the mountain snow melts. Locals lace up their trail running shoes and hiking boots in preparation of heading to Cottonwood Canyons.

Bike Trails Every Kid Will Love

Learn which bike trails in Salt Lake, Ogden, and Park City will be great for you and your kids to ride together this summer!

Utah's Summer Concerts

Feast your eyes (and ears) on Utah's booming music scene. 300+ concerts this summer. What does this all mean? Live music every day of the week, all summer long.

48 Hours in Southern Utah

Join the Ski Utah crew as they spend a couple of days skiing the resorts of Southern Utah at Brian Head and Eagle Point.

MLK Weekend Storm Recap

MLK weekend brought a HUGE storm through Utah delivering over 65" since Friday. Some of Utah's base depths are now over 100" and the skiing is REALLY good!

Swiping Right On a New Resort

To keep your relationship with a ski resort fresh and exciting, why not try out a few new ones every now and again?

48 Hours in Ogden

Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley ski resorts paired with an up-and-coming bar scene in Ogden make it the perfect weekend getaway.

Complete Guide to Riding the Utah Ski Bus

Updated for 2018-19 Ski Season! Learn how to ride the Ski Bus, current UTA fares, and find Utah ski bus schedules.

Girls Getaway in Ogden

Gather your gal pals, pack your champagne and queue up some Whitney Houston - it’s time to take on the last frontier: Ogden, UT for a girls getaway!

Finding the Best Ski Deals for Kids

Discover the best deals and discounts for kids skiing or snowboarding at all Utah ski resorts from lift tickets to ski school and more!

Make Your Ski Trip With Friends One To Remember

There is no better place to take a ski trip with friends than the slopes of Utah’s amazing resorts.

Mountain Biking The 3 Ogden Valley Resorts in A Day

With adventure on the mind, we headed out to ride the 3 Ogden Valley resorts in a day, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin, and Nordic Valley

Utah Ski & Snowboard Movie Premieres

Anticipation for winter seems to grow stronger every year. It's going to be the best winter ever, right? Lucky for us all, winter is almost here because it's officially ski movie season. Here's your line-up.

Full Festival Roundup for August and September at Utah's Resorts

Whether you're looking to escape the heat, eat delicious foods or challenge yourself; we've compiled a list of festivals in August & September at Utah's resorts

Utah Trail Running Basics

There’s nowhere better to try trail running than Utah’s rugged landscape. Here are the basics to get you started!

Best of Summer On-Mountain Dining and Drinks

Utah’s most innovative farm to table menus aren’t limited to bustling downtown hubs, some of the most talented chefs craft their art at mountain resorts.

The Wasatch Crest Mountain Bike Trail: Salt Lake’s Finest Ride

While Utah boasts many spectacular singletrack trails for mountain bikers, the Wasatch Crest Trail is arguably the crown jewel of Utah’s legendary selection of bike rides. Buffed out singletrack, technical sections, and panoramic views guide riders along a high ridge in the heart of the Wasatch range. Hooting and hollering will be mandatory, but save your breath for the high elevations and exclamations over the scenery.

Summer Fun at Utah Ski Resorts 2018

Looking for great views, cooler temps, and fun activities this summer? Think like a ski-town local and head to the nearest ski area...yes, really!

8 Spring Hikes in Salt Lake City, Ogden & Park City

Spring brings endless fun with skiing up high and hiking near the valleys. Discover seven early springs hikes near Salt Lake City that you don't want to miss.

A Slice of Home: Discovering Dishes You Miss

Food is the best—but sometimes the hardest—part of travel. You discover new foods but long for familiar flavors.

Utah's Best Snowboard Schools and Education Programs

A rundown of of some of Utah's best learning resources for improving your snowboard skills.

Chicks on Sticks! Women's Ski Camps and Clinics.

With January being learn to Ski or Snowboard month, it is time to gather the girls and get out! There are many ski camps available to all ages and abilities!

On-Mountain Must-Eats: Make a Resolution to Check These Dishes off Your List

It's a New Year which means resolution time! Here's the only list you'll need in 2018 to find the best food and memorable experiences on Utah's slopes.

The 5 Archetypes of Active Travelers

Here’s how to keep moving from dawn till dark on your next ski vacation.

Frosty and Fiery

Chilly cocktails and hot concoctions

Ways to Stay Active after Last Chair

Fitness options and unique ways to stay active at all 14 Utah Ski Resorts! Get involved, get your heart rate up, and get sweating—all while having fun!

Childcare on the Slopes - Daycare at Utah Resorts

Sometimes Mom and Dad need a vacation too. Discover day care options at Utah ski resorts, from ski schools and lessons to babysitting services.

8 Reasons To Choose Utah for Your First Western Ski Trip

A vacation to Utah is an easy way to sample a wide variety of amazing skiing, whether you're a beginner or expert skier. See why Utah is the best place to ski.

Where to View Great American Solar Eclipse 2017 in Utah

The state with The Greatest Snow on Earth delivers great views for celestial phenomenons this fall—including viewing recs for the 8/21 Solar Eclipse.

The Best Beginner and Intermediate Ski Runs in Utah

Utah offers some of the best skiing in the country. But the terrain is just as good for beginner skiers and snowboarders. Discover the best ski runs.

Catching Up On Summer

We're already well past the halfway point of summer. If you're like me and spent the first half of summer still skiing, it's time to play catch-up on summertime activities.

Park City's Top Trails - Hiking and Biking Loop Trails

Summer in Park City means hiking and biking for outdoor enthusiasts. Discover our favorite hiking and mountain biking loop trails in Park City.

Every Skiers' Summer Dream. Catching Trophy Fish

It’s scary when the snow disappears and us skiers and snowboarders have to face summer. You should spend your time fishing and here's how to catch Utah's five trophy fish.

Mountain Biking: Sundance

Take a ride through the trees at Sundance Mountain Resort. From lift rides, to amazing single track, to nachos—a day on the bike at Sundance is a day of mountain perfection.

Parking Lot Parties: Your Checklist

Before we bid a tearful adieu to the 2016–17 ski season, send this puppy off in style and gear up for one of Utah’s most treasure traditions: the parking lot party.

New Local Gin in Town Boasts Organic Ingredients and Complex Flavors

In downtown Eden, Utah, you can finish your day on the slopes at one of Ogden Valley’s three resorts with a tour of Utah’s newest distillery.

The Ski Utah Burger Roundup 2017

I’ve traveled far and wide, risking pant size and cardiac health, to find out for myself the state of burgers in Utah’s ski world. I have discovered that burgers abound, that bacon seems to be the go-to topper, that it’s all about the bun, and that the average price of a decent burger is about $13.

Reasons why Powder Mountain is the best kept secret in Utah

When you live in Salt Lake City, you only have to drive a short 10-20 miles to get to the nearest resort. If you venture another 20-30 miles, you venture into a whole new area with amazing views and small crowds! My kids new favorite-Powder Mountain!

After the Party Is the After-Party: Deer Valley World Cup and Yeti Bash

We survived the Sundance 2017 party and it's time to let loose at the after-party. Join the locals this weekend at the Deer Valley World Cup and the Wasatch Yeti Bash.

Less Hassle, More Time on Slopes: Utah Easiest Ski Trip

Salt Lake City International Airport is a short drive away from some of the best skiing on the planet, enabling you to spend more time on the snow and less in transit.

The Best Non-Skiing Activities in Utah for Families

While most people come to Utah to ski and snowboard, that’s not the only reason to visit in the winter. Discover activities and ski resorts for non-skiers.

Wild Women of the Wasatch | ep.06 | Steep Jobs

Wild Women of the Wasatch is back! Episode 06 features gals who have developed their careers in the mountains; those who have the will to do and the soul to dare.

Palm trees to powder before lunch

Make your travel day count! This video shows how quickly you could be on the slopes at Ogden Area resorts (Nordic Valley, Powder Mountain, and Snowbasin).

How Someone Living in Texas Can Be Skiing in Utah By Lunch

It is not all that hard to wake up in your bed in Texas and be on the slopes of Alta—or any other Utah resort—by the afternoon.

Backcountry Skiing on the Park City Ridgeline

Our most recent storm most certainly delivered the goods! Skiing in the backcountry was incredible before the storm, and things have only gotten better! Have a look at the video we shot before and after the storm.

The Greatest Family Resort You've Never Heard Of!

Nestled in northern Utah, not far from Ogden, the greatest little family resort is found. A great ski school, all terrain night skiing and affordable prices make Nordic Valley a great destination for families!

My Favorite Opening Week Videos

A curated selection of some of my favorite videos from around the state that were made during our first week of the winter season. Plus, a mention of the "Ride Local First" video that was filmed entirely in the Ogden area.

Step 12 Après-Ski Life: Après Like A Champion Today!

Step 12 of Après Adam's 12-Step Program for Après-Ski Conditioning: We made it! Après-ski season is upon us. The snow is piling up, the resorts are opening and it's time to Carpe Après, and Après Like A Champion Today!

Utah Avalanche Resource Roundup

Interest in the backcountry continues to heat up. It's time you educate yourself before heading into the backcountry. With that said, there are more resources in Utah than ever before.

Yeti High-Fives: Winter is Near

Welcome to the first edition of Yeti High-Fives. It’s an honor to have you here. This week I am here to help you get your stoke level, calendar, and gear closet all set up to start the season off right.

Shangri-La at Powder Mountain—One Acre Per Skier

Powder Mountain adds 1,000 acres of new terrain for the 2016–17 winter, and will cap daily lift ticket sales, which gives Powder Mountain with the lowest skier density of any major ski area in North America!

Step 7 Après-Ski Life: Get Tuned Up!

Step 7 of Après Adam's 12-Step Program for Après-Ski Conditioning: Get Tuned Up! Shot ski tuning tips from Après Adam.

Step 4 Après-Ski Life: Be Prepared For Early Snow

Step 4 of Après Adam's 12-Step Program For Après-Ski Conditioning: "Be Prepared." First turns of the season and Main Chute powder in September!!!

2016 Utah Ski & Snowboard Movie Premieres

Anticipation for winter seems to grow stronger ever year. It's going to be the best winter ever, right? Lucky for us all, winter is almost here because it's officially ski movie season. Here's your line-up.

The Giant List of Utah Ski Season News and Deals

Planning your ski season? Start here. This huge post delivers news, links, and tips for the 2016–17 ski season.

Wild Women of the Wasatch Episode 4 - Escape the Heat

What does it mean to be a Wild Woman of the Wasatch? Any lady who finds happiness through outdoor sports in the Wasatch mountains. The gals who replace “What if?” with “Hell yeah!”

Ogden's Top Trails After The Snow Melts

Uncrowded, jaw-dropping scenery to be had at these top hiking and biking trails in the Ogden area.

Discover Farmers Markets in Utah

Vibrant colors, rich flavors, locally grown; food is just better from Farmers Markets. Hungry yet? Discover all the farmer's markets in Utah.

Five Killer Utah Sunset Hikes in the Wasatch

Here are a few places that Yeti likes to adventure to during the last hours of the daylight in Utah, Enjoy a beautiful sunset with friends and family.

The Ski Utah Yeti's Summer Bucket List

Everyone thinks the Yeti hibernates for the summer, but that's not true - he puts storage wax on his skis and board, gets a hair cut to stay cool, and enjoys many summer activities. The fun never stops for him here in Utah, and here's his 2016 Summer bucket list.

Discover Utah's 2016 Summer Concerts by Location

Feast your eyes (and ears) on Utah's booming music scene. 150+ concerts this summer. What does this all mean? Live music every day of the week, all summer long.

2016 Ski Tech You Won't Want to Miss

What’s techy about skiing and riding? Lots! The tech under foot is the beginning, and then there is the tech in your pocket, on your body, or even your ride to the hill.

Yetis and Fat Bikes: Good Times in Ogden This Week

Yetis and fat bikes...or maybe yetis on fat bikes? THAT would be fun! Well if I can't see that, then the revelry in Ogden this week will have to do. The action is in Ogden this week. From the National Fat Bike Championship to a party honoring a big hairy guy (the Wasatch Yeti Bash), there’s a lot to get excited about. Grab your calendar and mark these dates as fun time!

Pow-Day Chow: Grab Breakfast and still Nab First Tracks

What’s worse than powder panic? Powder panic on an empty stomach. Fuel up before you fight for your freshies.

Snowbasin; A great family resort

Snowbasin has some of the best views in the Wasatch and the terrain is varied enough for the whole family. From the terrain based learning experience to yummy food to fancy bathrooms, put this resort on your must visit resort!

Fish Way out of Water

Although Utah’s snowy heights are far above sea level, fresh ocean fish quickly ascends to mountain sushi bars.

Snowbasin Celebrates 75 Years in Style

Locals, guests and Snowbasin diehards were treated to an epic evening of dining, dancing and a dose of history.

New Year’s Eve Dining: Make 2015’s Last Bite One to Remember

Before the calendar flips to 2016, before we get an eyeful of magazine covers touting cleanses and diets, before you guiltily dig out your dusty gym membership, let’s feast like we deserve it. Let’s dine like we skied pow all day. Let’s enjoy the epic meals our ski town chefs have prepared and toast to another great year in the mountains.

13 Gift Ideas to Get Any Winter Fanatic This Holiday Season

All your presents are wrapped, right? If not, here are the Ski Utah Yeti's wintery options of choice from backcountry ski excursions to amazing meals and spa days to family activities on the mountain, there is something out there for every type of skier and snowboarder.

Snowbasin: From water fights to world class resort

Snowbasin was founded from a desperate need for clean water. And iconic skier Alf Engen and a German beer brewmaster had a hand in its creation. Clean water, great runs and good beer is still the classic mix for resorts. This year Snowbasin celebrates its 75th anniversary.

Finding the Untracked Goods

Your first-class (or on-the-cheap) ticket to untracked skiing and riding.

How to Save Big at Three Ogden Resorts

Breaking news out of Ogden...Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley are teaming up to deliver more pow for less. Here's the inside scoop.

Ogden Area Summer Concerts

Summer is the season of chill. Lucky for you, there's an impressive amount of live music coming your way. Here's a list of outdoor concerts to jam to in the Ogden area.

Park City Summer Concerts

Summer is the season of chill. Lucky for you, there's an impressive amount of live music coming your way. Here's a list of over 125 outdoor concerts to jam to in the Park City area.

Salt Lake City (Area) Summer Concerts

Summer is the season of chill. Lucky for you, there is a list of over 70 outdoor concerts to jam to in the Salt Lake area. Come enjoy the sights and sounds.

From Slopes to Trails: Spring hiking and biking in Utah

Embrace the season of hiking and biking. Here's how to get after it. . . .

One Bourbon, One Vodka, One Gin

Roll Out the Barrel: New Sippers from Utah’s Distillers

Take a Culinary Trip to Snowbasin

Here’s what locals already know: Snowbasin is the place to eat. Between specialty tastings, holiday feasts, cooking classes and epic culinary “expeditions,” the culinary team up north continues to step it up.

It's Just Like Riding a Bike (on Snow)

Find a new way to play on Powder Mountain's Multi-Use Trail.

Chowing Down at Pow Mow

In between finding stashes of powder a full ten days after a storm, you’ll discover some excellent eats at Powder Mountain, Utah’s relaxed and rewarding snow playground.

Best New Dining Spots for the 2014-2015 Ski Season

Planning your ultimate ski day or vacation (or lifetime!) is all about the food—after the actual skiing, of course. Nothing starts or caps a day on the slopes like the perfect après dining experience. With Utah’s ever expanding food scene, it’s hard to keep up with what’s new. Here’s a short list of a few recommended spots that have opened (or become hot) since last season.

Good Karma Makes It Snow!!!

Check out these awesome charitable events/programs happening in the Utah snow sports community!

Utah Ski Movie Premieres 2014

How do we know that lifts will soon be spinning? Because ski movie premieres are invading Utah now. Check the full line-up.

Fresh From the Farm: Outdoor Markets in Utah

Whether you’re gathering all the essential ingredients for tonight’s dinner, shopping for some handmade jewelry or are just looking for a fun way to spend the afternoon, our local farmer’s markets are the best way to keep things interesting on a summer’s day.

Paddling through the Dog Days of Summer

No surfboard? No problem. Get your paddleboard fix almost anywhere in Utah, no waves required.

Mountain Music: Park City Area

Grab your lawn chair and cooler, Utah has an impressive line-up of concerts this summer!

Mountain Music: Ogden Area

Snowbasin and Nordic Valley (formerly Wolf Mountain) summer concerts spelled out.

Mountain Music: Salt Lake Area

Grab your lawn chair and cooler, Utah has an impressive line-up of concerts this summer!

14 Resorts In 14 Days

Utah x 14²= 11 ski resorts less than 100 miles apart, all 14 world class resorts within a days drive and 14 consecutive days to slide them all. Ski Utah tasked our mini Yeti to venture out from his lair at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon and sample the goods.

Library to the Lift: Powder Mountain

With 14 resorts and 10+ colleges along the Wasatch; hitting the books to hitting the slopes is only minutes apart. Don’t believe us? Here’s what some of Utah’s undergrads are saying about The Greatest Snow On Earth.

Library to the Lift: Snowbasin

With 14 resorts and 10+ colleges along the Wasatch; hitting the books to hitting the slopes is only minutes apart. Don’t believe us? Here’s what some of Utah’s undergrads are saying about The Greatest Snow On Earth.

Library to the Lift: Wolf Mountain

With 14 resorts and 10+ colleges along the Wasatch; hitting the books to hitting the slopes is only minutes apart. Don’t believe us? Here’s what some of Utah’s undergrads are saying about The Greatest Snow On Earth.

And the Winners are...

A powerful Pacific storm shook the Wasatch Saturday, with most areas picking up significant snowfall. A look at the numbers-

Weekend Warrior Kickoff

My friends and I are so excited for ski season - are you ready?

Halloween Lift Rides at Sundance- a MUST do!

It isn't quite time to ski yet, but the lifts run through the summer months for other activities. Over the weekend we did a Halloween lift ride at Sundance. In true Sundance style, it was a class act with great decorations, very theatrical and a new Halloween tradition for our family.

2013 Ski Movie Premieres

Summer is coming to a close and leaves are beginning to change. That means that ski season is even closer! Get a head start on the excitement of ski season with some upcoming ski movie premieres at a theater near you.

Utah resorts offer amazing views even for novice skiers and riders...

Each Utah resort boasts amazing views. Here are my personal top 4, each accessible to skiers and riders of all levels.

Double Dipping...

Why just ride at one resort when Utah's night riding options make it easy to push an epic day into an epic night, no matter where you are.

2012 Movie Premieres

Until the snow does fall, here's to catching one of the industry's hottest new movies.

Volunteers Needed at Tour of Utah

Get close to the top pro cyclists on the globe and score the best swag bag in sports. 2,000 volunteers are needed for the Tour of Utah, August 7-12.

My Year of the Yeti

Meet Farid, a colorful ski character who looks back on his best ski season ever. Farid, thanks for the perspective after so many people focused on the low snow totals.

Ski Season is still going strong in the Cottonwoods

Just because the ski season ended last weekend in Park City, Ogden and in Southern Utah that doesn't mean that the ski season has ended in Utah. We are still skiing powder in both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons.

Utah's 14 Resorts To Remain Open Year Round

Breaking News

PowderTwins visit Wolf Mountain and Snowbasin

We are the PowderTwins and are using our 5th Grade Passports to ski all 14 resorts in Utah this season. We just spent a great weekend in the Ogden Valley at Wolf Mountain and Snowbasin and had so much fun.

Utah Ski/Snowboard Movie Premieres

Grab your friends, your grandma, your pet llama, and anyone else who shares a passion for winter, and get down to the nearest venue to catch your favorite shredders on the big screen. Check out the complete list of movies coming to you.

The return of Snowbasin!

Snowbasin opens and decides to spin their lifts until the snow melts.

Part I - One man, one month, 367,000 vertical feet

East coaster, Edward, set out to ski every corner of Utah this past January. Read his story as he skied over 367,000 vertical feet over Utah's 14 downhill and 4 nordic resorts.

Winter RV Adventures in Utah

My friend Asheigh recently sent in this interesting story on how to explore Utah and our amazing winter resorts from the comfort of your own RV. Now that is smart thinking! What a great way to check out the whole state. Thanks for the tip Ashleigh!

Burton Chill Program, Week 6

Burton, Chill Program, Utah, Ride Utah, Terrain Parks, Brighton

Burton CHILL Program, Week 1

Burton, Chill Program at Brighton Ski Resort.

It hasn't snowed in 10 days - What do you do? Get to Powder Mountain

So it hasn't snowed in 10 days, what do you do? Get yourself up to Powder Mountain and ski as much powder as your heart can desire.

A day at Sundance...a place of beauty!

There are so many choices of ski resorts in Utah. That is what is so special! From the Park City resorts to Ogden Canyon to southern Utah. But, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful is Sundance. There is a reason Robert Redford picked this location. I have to admit, I've not skiied here a lot. I'm also a big hiker and one of the greatest Utah hikes is Mt Timpanogas. It is the face you see at Sundance when you are skiing. Now sure, there are bigger resorts, but if you're looking for a relaxed day of skiing, great food and stunning views...head here.

Getting There: Off The Beaten Path

Getting There: Ogden Valley

Getting There: The Cottonwoods

Warren Miller's Wintervention Coming to Utah this Weekend!

Warren Miller film premieres are an experience, a party, and a phenomenon not to be missed.

Ask a Fourth Grader...

Fourth grader, Callie Homgren, sent in her Social Studies paper on why Utah was great. If you are looking to be convinced this is the article for you.

Be An Olympian

Test your skills on Olympic ice and snow

What is Skijoring? - Ogden's Winterfest Takes Place this Weekend

Ogden's first ever Winter Fest starts today. The city's historic 25th Street will be covered in 500 truck loads of The Greatest Snow on Earth® ready to feature a two days of festivities celebrating winter recreation in the heard of downtown Ogden. Below are 10 reasons you should head to downtown Ogden this weekend.

Wrapping Up the Dew Tour

Wrapping up the Dew Tour

Many thanks to the 30,000 fans who represented a winter Dew Tour record crowd this past weekend at Snowbasin resort. The entire weekend was spirited by good times and of course, big air. To kick off the weekend, Ski Utah and our good friends at Freeskier threw a party in Ogden, complete with the Yeti. Click here for photos of the Yeti out late.

Ogden Local Skis on His 100th Birthday at Snowbasin

Dr. Vernal Johnson, a resident of Ogden, Utah, celebrated his 100th birthday enjoying one his all-time favorite pass times - skiing.

Dew Tour Details

Dew Tour Details

The national spotlight stokes Ogden and Snowbasin Resort this weekend. The Winter Dew Tour will stomp its landing tomorrow at Snowbasin! The event is FREE and runs January 14-17. The Winter Dew Tour will be bringing all of their Pro friends including Simon Dumont, Steve Fisher, Hannah Teter and Utah's very own Tom Wallisch to compete in the second stop of the tour. Watch the best in the world throw down tricks that will make your jaw drop. If you are inspired by the world’s best, take advantage of Snowbasin’s reduced lift ticket for Friday only at $30. You must mention “Dew Tour” when purchasing the ticket to get a discount.

Don't Waste Precious Dew Tour Time Looking for Parking- Take the FREE Park-N-Ride

Parking at Snowbasin during the Dew Tour will be very limited! For skier/spectator convenience, Free park-n-ride transportation will be available from two locations in Ogden. Buses will leave the lots every 20-30 min. Peak hours, every 15-20 min.

Canyons Sports Free Avalanche Awareness Classes and BREW*

Come on out to Canyon Sports free Avalanche Awareness Classes and the 2nd Annual BREW*SKI Fundraiser for the Utah Avalanche Center.

Wolf Creek Utah to Open 8 Days Early!

Wolf Creek Utah to Open 8 Days Early!

MSP "In Deep" in Ogden

MSP Movie "IN DEEP" the skiing experience - featuring an Epic Shane McConkey Tribute

Utah Ski Resorts Improve Upon Perfection for 2009-10 Season

For the 2009/2010 Utah's Ski and Snowboard resorts have made a wide array of improvements on and off the hill, but, perhaps the biggest change to the Utah winter tourism scene are the new liqour laws.No more private clubs in Utah. You can go into any bar in the state without having to become a member.

Warren Miller Dynasty Tickets On Sale Now at Canyon Sports!

Warren Miller Dynasty Tickets On Sale Now at Canyon Sports! Get them online at canyonsports.com or in the shops.

The Jibyard is out in the wild

SNOWBASIN TO HOST WINTER DEW TOUR, JANUARY 15-17

Snowbasin to Host Winter Dew Tour

Snowbasin lands Winter Dew Tour

Goode Skis

Trifecta of Shred on April 2 – 4, 2009

Patrol Day at Brighton - Swag Fest and Fundraiser

XTERRA Winter World Championship returns to Snowbasin

Snowkiting Comp takes over Powder Mountain

Snowbasin and Powder Mountain get some love from USA Today

SKIERS, RIDERS ALL ABOARD to Snowbasin

Sundance is just around the corner. I'll be there. Will you?

Ogden is All the Rage...Can You Believe it?

Under the Influence by Teton Gravity Research

Children of Winter - The New Warren Miller Film

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Warren Miller's Children of Winter

This Caught My Eye

I Skied the Beav

Snowbasin Plans to "Overdo" the Terrain Park

Pow Chasin' at the Basin

Videos

Powder Mountain Resort Overview

Get to know Powder Mountain Resort near Ogden, Utah.

Snowbasin Resort Overview

Get to know Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah.

Events

First Friday Art Stroll

Ogden Farmers Market

Ogden Christmas Village

Cinnabar Après Music Featuring Madame Mackintosh

Enjoy some indie acoustic mountain soul from local favorite, Madame Mackintosh

News

Snowbasin Resort Begins Making Snow

With the 19–20 winter season just one month away, Snowbasin is committed to offering an upgraded guest experience.

Snowbasin’s Inaugural Bavarian Fall Festival, SnowWiesn, Starts This Sunday

The festival encompasses activities from the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. SnowWiesn, presented by Roosters Brewing, will be held in the base area of Snowbasin on Sunday, September 15, 22, and 29 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Utah Ski Resorts Gear Up for 2019–20 Season

With a variety of new offerings, including new lifts, hotels, restaurants, and even a newly added resort, Utah is poised to offer an array of experiences like never before for the 2019–20 season.

Snowbasin Resort Announces Capital Improvements To Enhance Guest Experience for 2019–20 Winter Season

Snowbasin Resort is pleased to announce major improvements for the 2019–20 season, including ease of service in Earl’s Lodge, increased snowmaking, a new relocated medical clinic, expanded Family Zone & Bear Hollow area, additional parking, and the welcoming back of NASTAR for the upcoming 2019–20 winter season.

Snowbasin Announces New Bavarian Fall Festival, SnowWiesn, Sundays in September

Snowbasin will be offering an all new Oktoberfest with beer, entertainment, & German-themed food on September 15, 22, and 29 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Snowbasin to Host 2019 Mt. Ogden Midweek Mountain Bike Race Series

The Mt. Ogden Midweek Mountain Bike Race at Snowbasin Resort offers fun for all ages.

Whisper Ridge Announces Heli and Cat-Ski Expansion and Powder Mountain Partnership

Whisper Ridge, a premier helicopter and cat-skiing provider operating out of Eden, Utah has announced the acquisition of over 11,000 premium skiable acres and an exclusive partnership with Powder Mountain.

Utah Ski Resorts Gear Up for 2018-19 Season

Winter is less than 100 days away and Utah’s ski resorts are readying for another successful season full of The Greatest Snow on Earth®.

TEDxOgden Speaker Lineup Provides Illuminating Conversations

The second annual TEDxOgden will take place June 29, at Peery’s Egyptian Theater.

Snowbasin Resort’s Summer Food Scene Will Have Every Foodie Delighted

Snowbasin Resort is expanding the culinary scene this summmer.

Summer Dinners and Events at Powder Mountain Resort

Powder Mountain Resort is announcing the beginning of summer operations on the mountain and in the Ogden Valley.

Disc Golf Pro's Come to Ogden

A disc golf tournament to be held at Mulligans in Ogden, Utah on June 22nd‐24th (9:00 a.m. start each day). This is a PDGA A Tier/Disc Golf Pro Tour event, bringing the best players in the world to Ogden.

OSBA, Snowbasin Resort to Present Two Utah Symphony Shows this Summer

Join Snowbasin Resort and the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association (OSBA) as they present the Utah Symphony twice this summer.

Snowbasin Resort Announces New Assistant Mountain Manager

Snowbasin Resort announces the promotion of Ryan Woolsey to Assistant Mountain Manager.

Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race At Snowbasin Resort Offers Fun For All Ages

Snowbasin Resort continues to host the Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race Series this summer. There will be ten races starting on Wednesday, June 20th and go through Wednesday, August 29th.

Snowbasin Resort Releases Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Line-Up

Snowbasin Resort releases an elevated line-up of nationally and regionally touring artists and bands that will fill the mountain air with music every Sunday afternoon this summer for the sixth season of their Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series.

Utah Ski Resort Joins the Mountain Capital Partners Family of Ski Resorts

James Coleman and Mountain Capital Partners Enters into Operating Agreement with Nordic Valley Ski Area.

TEDxOgden Announces 2018 Dates and a Call for Speakers and Performers

TEDxOgden committee members are excited to announce the second annual event will take place on June 29 at the Peery’s Egyptian Theater in downtown Ogden.

Snowbasin Resort Hosts Second Annual Avalanche Rescue Dog Fundraiser

Snowbasin Resort is excited to host the Second Annual Snowbasin Avalanche Dog Fundraiser on Wednesday, March 28th at Alleged in Downtown Ogden. Doors open at 6PM.

Ski Free at Snowbasin Resort This Spring With Purchase of 2018-2019 Season Pass

Snowbasin Resort is excited to announce season passes for the 2018-2019 season. Season passes go on sale today Friday, March 16. With the purchase of a 2018-2019 season pass guests get to ski free the rest of this season.

Yeti’s Make Their Way to the 3rd Annual Wasatch Yeti Bash

If you have been searching for the mysterious yeti you won’t have to look much longer! Yetis will make their way to the 3rd annual Wasatch Yeti Bash at the Ogden Union Station on Friday, February 2.

Christmas Eve Opening Day at Powder Mountain Resort

Santa Delivers a day early. Powder Mountain Resort will begin turning Sundown Lift Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve, for the 2017/18 winter season.

“GOAL Soles”

Producers of the Ogden Marathon Put Shoes on Young Runners

Snowbasin Resort Offers Weekday Foodie Experiences

Snowbasin Resort announces the new weekly Dining Discovery Cinnabar Experience that kicks off Tuesday, January 9th.

Ski Utah Improves App to Increase Ridership of the UTA Ski Bus

Full UTA Ski Bus Service Launches Statewide Saturday, December 16

Nordic Valley Opening Date - December 14

Nordic Valley OPENING DATE will be Dec 14th for the 2017/2018 Season.

Fat Bikers Return to Ogden, Utah for Sweaty Yeti Fat Bike Race

Registration for the 2018 Sweaty Yeti Fat Bike Race is now open!

Après Music Scene at Snowbasin This Winter

Snowbasin Resort announces their après music scene slated for this upcoming winter in the Cinnabar.

Ski at Ogden’s 3 Resorts for $157

Envision your ultimate ski day. If it includes deep snow, pristine groomed runs, non-existent lift lines and visiting multiple resorts at low cost then Ogden, Utah is your ultimate ski destination.

Sprint to Marathon: Ogden Marathon Registration Opens October 2

Online registration to Utah’s largest single-day running event, the Zion’s Bank Ogden Marathon presented by the GOAL Foundation, will open on Monday, October 2 at 7:00 am MST.

Surf to Slope: Allegiant Air Adds new direct flight from LAX to Ogden, Utah

We know that time is of the essence when traveling. If you’ve got limited time to get from the surf to the slopes, then flying on Allegiant Airlines new direct flight from LAX to the Ogden-Hinkley Airport is the perfect way to travel to your next ski vacation.

Snowbasin Ends Summer Season with a Bang

Join Snowbasin Resort for the last few weeks of summer operations in early October. The gondola runs Saturdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm with Needles Lodge serving up a scrumptious lunch. On Sundays, the gondola runs 10:00 am -6:00 pm with free live music and events at Earl’s Lodge.

Wander to Ogden This Winter and Experience What’s New

As the temperatures begin to drop and students make their way back to school, we are reminded that winter is only a few months away. Resorts have been working tirelessly all summer on building new lifts, maintaining their land, and getting ready for winter wanderers who will make their way to the slopes this winter. Here are the ins and outs of what’s new and how to make the most of your Ogden vacation.

What’s New at Utah Ski Resorts for the 2017-18 Season

With winter less than 100 days away, we are excited for another successful season of new offerings. To learn more about what’s in store for the 2017-18 season, click above.

Bark at the Basin 5K to Benefit Best Friends Animal Society at Snowbasin Resort

Join Snowbasin Resort on September 10th for the annual 'Bark the Basin’ fundraiser.

Music in the Mountains 2017

"Presenting exceptional live chamber music atop Powder Mountain"

Mark Your Calendar for the Inaugural El Doce at Pow Mow

Grab your amigos for the inaugural El Doce at Pow Mow, a 12-hour endurance, cross-country mountain bike race taking place August 19. Set in the heart of the Wasatch at Powder Mountain Ski Resort and powered by the GOAL Foundation, El Doce at Pow Mow aims to be Northern Utah's premier 12-hour Mountain Bike Event.

Music in the Mountains 2017

"Presenting exceptional live chamber music atop Powder Mountain"

New Dining Discovery Event This Season- ‘Country Italian’

Snowbasin Resort’s food scene adds a new dining discovery event this summer to their offerings. On Saturday, July 29 guests indulge on delicious Italian food while admiring the evening light of the Ogden Valley atop the mountain.

Tour of Utah Road Closures in Ogden Valley

Top cycling teams from all over the world will cross the second stage finish line of the 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah at Snowbasin Resort on August 1. As a public service to residents in Ogden Canyon and Ogden Valley, text message updates are available for events impacting those areas. Stay on top of road closures, traffic delays, alternate routes and more by texting “OGDENEVENTS” to 25827. Message and data rates may apply.

John Paul Campout at Snowbasin Resort

On July 14th at Snowbasin Resort, the John Paul Campout will offer guests a one of a kind experience to camp overnight at the top of the mountain, explore and learn about the remnants of the ocean floor in the area, and help prepare a campfire feast over the open fire in John Paul Lodge while listening to cowboy stories and live guitar music.

Nordic Valley Resort OPENING JUNE 17th Summer Operations

Family-Fun-Affordable-Slip N Slide-Disc Golf-Hiking-Biking-Nordic Grill-Bungee Trampoline-Nordic Night Concert Series

Utah Symphony to Perform Patriotic Pops and Bravo Broadway at Snowbasin Resort

Join Snowbasin Resort and the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association as they present the Utah Symphony in a patriotic evening of symphony music under the stars! Conductor Jerry Steichen will lead the orchestra in a patriotic celebration featuring Broadway star Lisa Vroman, who thrilled audiences as Christine in the Phantom of the Opera, performing all your red, white and blue favorites on Friday, June 30th at Snowbasin Resort at 8:00pm.

Summer in Ogden – What Not to Miss

t is summertime again and with that comes a slew of new and exciting activities for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. Events ranging from fine dining experiences to local music festivals to natural wonders can all be found on community member’s calendars this season.

Snowbasin Resort Reveals the Dining Discovery Events for the Summer

Snowbasin Resort will be offering Dining Discovery events that should be on every foodie’s bucket list this summer. Between dining at Needles Lodge for Mountain Top Brunch, a Soirée to kick off your summer and camping under the stars for John Paul Campout, there is something for everyone.

New This Season! Snowbasin Resort Offers Free Movies on the Mountain

For sevens Mondays throughout the summer, Snowbasin invites families to watch a free feature motion picture under the stars in the cool Wasatch Mountain air on Earl’s Lodge Lawn.

What's New this Summer at Utah's 14 Resorts

While winter is still here in Utah, with a foot of new snow this week and Snowbird’s lift still spinning on weekends – the rest of Utah’s resorts are preparing for summer in the mountains. Ski-town locals know resorts are a great place in both winter and summer. The high elevation and rugged terrain combine to provide scenic hikes, fun bike rides and countless other events and activities. While we cannot highlight everything, below please find many of the great amenities the resorts are offering this summer season.

Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race At Snowbasin Resort Offers Fun For All Ages

Snowbasin Resort continues to host the Mt. Ogden Midweek Bike Race Series this summer. There will be ten races starting on Wednesday, June 14th and go through Wednesday, August 23rd with the exception of no race on Wednesday, July 19th.

Ogden’s Mayor Encouraging Locals to “Get Out And Live”

The GOAL Foundation is excited to invite the public to participate in the third annual Ogden Marathon Mayor’s Walk presented by American Pet Nutrition on May 19 at the High Adventure Park at 6:00 pm.

SNOWBASIN RESORT ANNOUNCES SUMMER LINEUP FILLED WITH MUSIC, CULINARY EXPLORATIONS, CAMPOUTS, AND MORE

On the heels of a stellar ski season, Snowbasin Resort is looking ahead to a summer packed with music, celebrations, culinary adventures, and plenty of outdoor activities to experience in the beautiful Ogden Valley. The season kicks off at Snowbasin Resort on Saturday, June 10, when the Gondola opens for the summer, ushering guests up the mountain on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Zion’s Bank Ogden Marathon is Set for 17th Annual Event

Utah’s largest single-day running event, the Zion’s Bank Ogden Marathon presented by the GOAL Foundation, is set to begin on Saturday, May 20, near Red Rock Ranch, eight miles east of Huntsville, at 7:15 a.m. Registration is still open for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 5K, Kids K, and Mayor’s Walk.

Snowbasin Resort Releases Fifth Anniversary Free Summer Concert Series Line-Up

Snowbasin Resort releases an elevated line-up of nationally and regionally touring artists and bands that will fill the mountain air with music every Sunday afternoon this summer for the fifth anniversary of their Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series. Blues, Brews & BBQ is quickly becoming the most coveted free concert series in all of Utah and this year’s line-up will not disappoint.

Snowbasin Resort Brings Back Learn & Earn First-Timers Program

Snowbasin Resort is excited to be offering the Learn and Earn Program for the 2017-2018 Winter Season.

IMPROVING THE LIVES, HEALTH, AND FITNESS OF YOUTH THROUGH WINTER SPORTS

USSA Athletes join YMCA Youth at NWSEF Winter Festival on April 8

Savor & Save During Ogden Restaurant Week

Dine out and indulge at the 5th annual Ogden Restaurant Week presented by US Foods, April 6-15th. During this 10 day “week”, 25 locally owned and independent restaurants in Downtown Ogden will be offering a fixed two-course lunch for $10 or a three-course dinner for $17.

Ski Free the Rest of Season When Purchasing A Season Pass For Next Year

Snowbasin Resort is offering free skiing and snowboarding through the remainder of the 2016-2017 winter season with the purchase of any 2017-2018 season pass. Passes are now available for purchase at www.snowbasin.com

Fat Bikers Return to Ogden, Utah for Sweaty Yeti Fat Bike Race

Cyclists will return to Ogden to embrace the winter elements at the inaugural Sweaty Yeti Fat Bike Race presented by Borealis in Eden, Utah on February 4, 2017.

Snowflake Photography Exhibition Opens at Union Station

Local photographer Doug Wewer will be exhibiting his collection of snowflake photographs at the Union Station Myra Powell Gallery in January and February. The exhibition opens January 6th and will showcase dozens of real snowflakes on colorful and black & white backgrounds, including painted wood and glass. Each snowflake image has been infused onto a metal plate using a process called dye sublimation. Doug has found this medium to be excellent for portraying the fine details of these incredibly complex snowflakes.

Children’s Christmas Eve Celebration at Snowbasin Resort

Spend the holidays at Snowbasin Resort with their annual Christmas Eve Celebration on Saturday, December 24th. Get pictures with Santa, decorate gingerbread cookies, delight in a Christmas Eve dinner and enjoy the Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks show on City Hill.

New World Distillery Opened December 10

After two years of hard work, construction logistics, planning, licensing, and series of approvals, New World Distillery had a soft opening on Saturday, December 10.

Cinnabar Après Music Schedule Announced at Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort announces the free Cinnabar Après Music Schedule for the 2016-2017 Winter Season. The Cinnabar is a favorite après ski spot conveniently located just inside Earl’s Lodge at the base.

SNOWBASIN RESORT TO OPEN FOR 2016-2017 WINTER SEASON

Snowbasin Resort will open to the public on Thursday, December 1, with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding beginning at 9:00am.

Ski Free at Snowbasin Resort When You Fly with Alaska Airlines

Enjoy midweek skiing and snowboarding for free at Snowbasin Resort when you fly Alaska Airlines into Salt Lake International Airport. From December to April, snow enthusiasts can “Fly Alaska, Ski Free” or simply take a scenic gondola ride at Snowbasin Resort for free within 24 hours of landing at the Salt Lake International Airport Tuesday through Thursday.

Learn & Earn Is The Best First-Timers Program in Utah

The Learn and Earn Program is the best first-timer program in Utah. For just $399 a novice skier or snowboarder receives 3 all day lessons, 3 lift tickets, custom seasonal rentals and a season pass for the rest of the season upon completion of the program. To receive this deal, the purchase has to be made by October 9, 2016.

What’s New for the 2016-17 Winter Season at Utah’s 14 Ski Resorts

Even though most of Utah’s resorts are still offering summer attractions such as mountain biking, zip-lining, hiking and other fun outdoor adventures – the winter season is fast approaching. Last year Utah earned a record-breaking season of 4.5 million visitors, outdoing our previous record by five percent. To learn more about what is in store for the 2016-17 season, see below.

Dark Sky Stargazing, Basin Beer Fest and Pray for Snow Party

The last few weekends for summer operations at Snowbasin Resort are full of fun activities to say goodbye to summer and get excited for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski season. Snowbasin Resort has teamed up with the Ogden Astrological Society to offer a Black Moon Viewing and Martian Party on Friday, September 30 at Needles Lodge. Event is FREE for all passholders. Non-passholders can ride the gondola for just $12 for adults and $6 for kids. There will be telescopes, delicious dining, live music, and prizes for the best Martian costume.

Experience a Traditional Cajun Crawfish Boil at Snowbasin Resort

Experience a traditional backyard family-style Cajun Crawfish Boil right here in the mountains of Utah! Snowbasin Resort’s Dining Discovery dinner on August 26, 2016 will be a culinary expedition of the senses, bringing Louisiana right to Earl’s Lodge.

Outdoor Retailer Celebrates Its 20th Year in Salt Lake August 3-6, 2016

Two Decades and $565 Million in Direct Delegate Spending in Salt Lake

John Paul Campout at Snowbasin Resort

On August 5th at Snowbasin Resort,the John Paul Campout will offer guests a one of a kind experience to camp overnight at the top of the mountain, explore and learn about the remnants of the ocean floor in the area, and help prepare a campfire feast over the open fire in John Paul Lodge while listening to cowboy stories and live guitar music.

Nordic Valley Resort 400 foot Water Slide OPENED JULY 16

Adventure + Water = Good Times – Slip and slide your way down the face of Nordic Valleys ski slope.

Music in the Mountains

"Presenting exceptional live chamber music atop Powder Mountain"

Music in the Mountains "Presenting exceptional live chamber music atop Powder Mountain"

Powder Mountain Resort and Summit Powder Mountain are excited to announce the third annual Music in the Mountainschamber music festival, with concerts on Friday July 15th at 7:00 pm, and Sunday July 17th at 4:00 pm, atop Powder Mountain and free to the public.

Utah Symphony Patriotic Performance at Snowbasin Resort on July 1st

All proceeds to benefit the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association

Snowbasin Resort 2016 Blues, Brews & BBQ Summer Concert Series Lineup

Snowbasin Resort has announced the full lineup of the fourth annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series. Free, live music will rock Earl’s Lodge patio and lawn every Sunday 12:00pm – 5:30pm from June 12 through October 2, 2016.

Snowbasin Resort Announces Fourth Annual Free Summer Concert Series

Snowbasin Resort has announced the lineup of nationally and regionally touring artists and bands that will fill the mountain air with music every Sunday afternoon this summer for the fourth annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series.

Snowbasin Resort Offers Free Spring Skiing with Purchase of 2016-17 Season Pass

Snowbasin Resort is offering free skiing and snowboarding through the remainder of the 2015-16 winter season with the purchase of any 2016-17 season pass. Passes are now available to purchase at snowbasin.com.

Discover a New Culinary Scene During Ogden Restaurant Week

Dine out and indulge at the 4th annual Ogden Restaurant Week presented by US Foods, April 7-17th. During this 10 day “week” two-dozen locally owned and independent restaurants in Downtown Ogden will be offering a fixed two-course lunch for $10 or a three-course dinner for $17.

Adaptive Snowsports: Increased Opportunities For Adaptive Lessons In Northern Utah

Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports (OVAS), a local non-profit, announced today that it has agreements to provide disabled ski and snowboard lessons at all three ski resorts in Ogden Valley.

SNOWBASIN RESORT TO OPEN FOR 2015-16 WINTER SEASON

To kick off their 75th Anniversary Season, Snowbasin Resort will open to the public on Wednesday, November 25, with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding beginning at 9:00am. With recent snowfall combined with extensive snowmaking, Snowbasin Resort will offer 8 trails accessed by 3 lifts.

Utah Olympic Park introduces Park City Ski Mountaineering Team; Informational session to be held Wednesday, November 18

Broadening its winter sport program offerings, Utah Olympic Park has created the Park City Ski Mountaineering Team. The inaugural Park City ski mountaineering program begins December 3 and registration is available online.

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2015

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame announced today the names of seven people elected to the Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

Big Resort Improvements for the 2015-16 Season

Summer is on its way out the door, and that can only mean one thing: Another incredible Wasatch winter season is on its way.

Lukas Nelson and Dead Winter Carpenters Headline Snowbasin Resort’s Labor Day Weekend Music and Chili Fest

Spend your Labor Day weekend listening to free live music, tasting chili, hiking, mountain biking and more at Snowbasin Resort

Sky’s The Limit at the Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival

Experience a breathtaking visual backdrop of vibrant hot air balloons hovering over a lush valley surrounded by the Wastach Mountains during the Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival at Eden Park, August 14-16.

Cajun Seafood Boil Dining Discovery at Snowbasin Resort

Experience a traditional Cajun family style Seafood Boil at Snowbasin Resort on August 29, 2015. This Dining Discovery experience will take place at Needles Lodge at 6:30pm. Guest will enjoy a gondola ride to the top of the mountain where they will be greeted with a live Zydeco band and a signature Hurricane cocktail.

Bark at the Basin 5K to benefit Best Friends Animal Society at Snowbasin Resort

Bark at the Basin, a 5K trail hike that benefits Best Friends Animal Society, will take place at Snowbasin Resort on July 26, 2015.

John Paul Campout at Snowbasin Resort

On July 17th at Snowbasin Resort, the John Paul Campout will offer guests a one of a kind experience to camp overnight at the top of the mountain, explore and learn about the remnants of the ocean floor in the area, and help prepare a campfire feast over the open fire in John Paul Lodge while listening to cowboy stories and live guitar music.

Winemaker’s Dinner at Snowbasin Resort with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Winemaker’s Dinner with St. Michelle Wine Estates at Snowbasin Resort on July 8th will give guests the opportunity to taste and explore wine with a paired 5 course meal. Many of the wines are special order and unavailable in state.

Powder Mountain: Music on the Mountain

Powder Mountain Resort and Summit Powder Mountain are excited to announce the second annual ‘Music in the Mountains’ concert on July 18, 2015.

THURSDAYS ROCK AT STATION PARK ON PARK LANE IN FARMINGTON

"Thursday Nights Rock" sponsored by Pluralsight Summer 2015 Line-Up Announced

Celebrate Father’s Day at Snowbasin Resort with Live Music, a BBQ Buffet and Free Gondola Rides for Dads!

Snowbasin Resort is the perfect place to bring Dad for a day of relaxation, fun, sight-seeing, great food and free entertainment.

Utah Symphony to Perform Patriotic Pops and Bravo Broadway at Snowbasin Resort on July 3rd

Join Snowbasin Resort and the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association as they present the Utah Symphony in a patriotic evening of symphony music under the stars! Conductor Jerry Steichen will lead the orchestra in a patriotic celebration featuring Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard performing all your red, white, and blue favorites on Friday, July 3rd at beautiful Snowbasin Resort at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association and the Snowbasin Adaptive Sports Education Foundation.

Snowbasin Resort Continues Tradition with Annual Mother’s Day Brunch

Treat Your Mom to a Mother’s Day Buffet and Celebration at Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort’s 2015 Blues Brews & BBQ Summer Concert Series Announced!

Snowbasin, UT – April 28, 2015 – The third annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Free Summer Concert Series at Snowbasin Resort promises to be the best yet with new bands and local favorites in a family friendly festival atmosphere.

Ski Until It Hurts for Combat Wounded Warriors on February 26th at Snowbasin.

Spend the day on February 26th schussing down Snowbasin Resort’s 3,000 skiable acres and shredding the terrain for the first-ever “Ski Until It Hurts”, a charitable fundraiser for Wounded Wear, a 501-c-3 nonprofit that’s mission is to help combat wounded warriors find a purpose-driven life and peace of mind after the impact of war. The day begins with skiing and snowboarding at Snowbasin Ski Resort and ends with a charity dinner and silent auction at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ogden.

Snowbasin Resort to Open on Wednesday 11/26

Snowbasin Resort will open on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. This will be Snowbasin Resort’s first time opening prior to Thanksgiving Day.

Snowbasin Resort Halloween Party Offers Fun for All Ages

Put on your costumes and bring all the ghouls and goblins up to Snowbasin Resort on Saturday, November 1st!

Farm to Table Dinner at Snowbasin Resort Highlights Northern Utah's Local Bounty

Snowbasin Resort’s Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, September 27th will offer guests a delicious four course menu showcasing locally sourced cheese, meats and produce.

USOC announces 230-member 2014 U.S. Olympic Team, 55 athletes share ties to the state of Utah - February, 10, 2014

Since the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Games, the Olympic spirit has continued to thrive in the state of Utah.

Snowbasin Resort to Open for Summer on June 14th with New Additions

Snowbasin Resort has added more family fun and culinary adventures to their summer activities

Snowbasin Resort's 2014 Blues Brews & BBQ Summer Concert Series Announced! - April 29, 2014

Establishing itself as one of Utah’s premier high alpine summer gathering places and music venues during 2013, Snowbasin Resort, once again, will be delighting music fans and outdoor enthusiasts every Sunday this summer with FREE music from June 15th – September 28th.

Snowbasin Resort 2014-2015 Season Passes Now On Sale! - March 18, 2014

Snowbasin Resort is proud to introduce the Discovery Pass Program for the upcoming 2014/2015 Winter Season.

Snowbasin Resort's Safety Month Activities - January 5, 2014

Snowbasin Resort Kicks off Month of Skier and Rider Safety Awareness Initiatives.

Snowbasin Resort Brings a new Dinosaur-Themed Burton Riglet Park to their Learning Center - December 18, 2013

Snowbasin Resort, together with Burton Snowboards, will be celebrating the grand opening of the Burton Dinosaur Riglet Park, a new youth-focused snowboard learning park on December 20th, 2013.

Ski Utah is Heading to the Denver Ski Show for the First Time; Complete with a Beer Pong Tournament - November 12, 2013

Ski Utah is headed to Denver to show Coloradans what Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth is all about.

2013-14 Winter Season Features a Storm of Improvements and New Pass Offerings From Utah’s Resort - October 15, 2013

With 11 resorts less than an hour from the Salt Lake City International Airport, visitors will spend more time enjoying the slopes and less time in the car.

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