Brian Head Resort

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Brian Head Resort
United States
Phone: 435 677-2035

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About the Ski Resort

Brian Head is located in spectacular southern Utah, near Utah's national parks and Las Vegas. With a base elevation of 9,600 feet it is the highest in the region, providing it with an annual average of snowfall of approximately 400 inches.

Honored as a "Top Family Getaway" by The Family Travel Forum, Brian Head is a full-service resort offering a ski/board school, children's programs, state-licensed day care, two ski/board rental shops, two retail shops, and a broad range of dining and lodging options.

The Resort's learn to ski/board and children's programs are among the best in the country. Brian Head Resort features an entire mountain dedicated to beginners and children with two lifts and eleven runs without more advanced skiers and boarders whizzing by. The Resort is commited to snowboarding and freestyle riding as demonstrated by its assortment of parks, rails, funboxes, and halfpipe. Three terrain parks of varying ability levels, with over 25 jumps, rails, and funboxes provide a complete freeriding experience. A professionally designed 364 foot long halfpipe complements the Resorts' freeriding options. "Burn Rubber" at the Resort's renowned Snow Tubing Park, one of the first in the region. A surface lift whisks you to the top, where 6 banked lanes await you. It's like a frozen water slide park!

Beginner through advanced cross-country skiers will delight in 42.5 km of marked trails and 300 km of backcountry skiing. Many snow-shoeing options are also available.

Brian Head Resort offers many local lodging options and is one of America's best ski and snowboard vacation values. Other local activities include spa treatments, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snow mobiling, shopping, and side trips to nearby Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. A complimentary in-town shuttle service in Brian Head for your convenience during the winter season.

Brian Head Resort is a popular drive destination for Southern Nevada, Arizona, and Southern California. The Resort is a three-hour drive north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15, only 12 miles off the freway on State Highway 143. Salt Lake City is only 4 hours north on Interstate 15.

Brian Head Resort combines the best in winter recreation opportunities in a safe, friendly, and relaxed atmosphere, with virtually no lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and dependable snow. The Resort provides a great vacation value unmatched by any other winter resort in the region.

Come and experience this undiscovered gem in the heart of Utah's Red Rock country!

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: Yes
Cross country: 50 km
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  35 %

 More Difficult:  40 %

 Most Difficult:  25 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  9,600 ft
Summit elevation:  11,307 ft
Vertical drop:  1,707 ft
Skiable area:  540 acres
Annual snowfall:  400 in
Snowmaking:  35 %
Number of trails:  53
Number of lifts:  8
Types of lifts:  2 Surface Lifts,
 1 Double Chair,
 5 Triple Chairs

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  Yes
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  No

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Ski Resort directions

Brian Head Resort is an easy three hour drive north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15, with very little mountain driving. Traveling north from Las Vegas, take exit 75 at Parowan, then follow Hwy. 143 just 12 miles up the canyon to Brian Head. Located only four hours south of Salt Lake City, follow I-15 south to exit 78 in Parowan, follow Hwy. 143 just 12 miles up the canyon to Brian Head.