Brian Head Ski Resort

Some of the slopes at Brian Head Ski Resort
Some of the slopes at Brian Head Ski Resort

Utah's highest elevation resort, Brian Head Ski Resort offers three excellent terrain parks (with more than 30 snow features including rails, fun boxes and a half-pipe) and an entire mountain devoted to children and beginners. The resort also offers spa treatments, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and snow tubing (6 lanes to choose from). In addition, there is a wide variety of lodging and dining options available.

Brian Head Ski Resort is a full-service resort in southern Utah, located only three hours northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, and 4 hours southwest of Salt Lake City, off of Interstate 15 in Brian Head. Family Travel Forum recently honored Brian Head Resort as a "Top Family Getaway for Family Travelers." Fun - Affordable - Uncrowded, probably one of the best kept skiing and snowboarding secrets in the southwestern states...

Brian Head Ski Resort is on the Markagunt Plateau, just over the hill from Cedar Breaks National Monument and Ashdown Gorge Wilderness.

Quick Facts About Brian Head Ski Resort

Nearest City: Cedar City, Utah
Season: Late November - Mid April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, MST
Lifts: 9
  • 7 triple chairs
  • 1 double chair
  • 1 surface lift

Skiable Terrain: 640 acres on 2 peaks

Base Elevation: 9,600 ft
Summit: 11,307 ft
Vertical Rise: 1,707 ft
Average Annual Snowfall: 425"
Number of Trails: 50+
Trail Classifications:
Beginner: 40%
Intermediate: 40%
Expert: 20%
3 Terrain Parks
Brian Head Ski Resort
Brian Head Ski Resort Trails map: click on the trail map for a larger version
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