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Our Mountain

Our Mountain

Brian Head Resort is the premier summer destination of the southwest because of the myriad of adventure opportunities, good weather, and unparalleled views. The Resort offers activities for the whole family. Stay an afternoon or make it a week’s vacation. A visit to Brian Head Resort provides the chance to go mountain biking, hiking, play a round of Disc Golf, hike our Adventure Trail or just take a scenic ride up the mountain on our lift.

Mountain Stats

Established: 1964
Base Elevation: Base – 9,600 ft.
Summit Elevation: Top of Giant Steps lift – 10,920 ft. Peak – 11,307 ft.
Available Terrain: Over 650 acres
Vertical Drop: Lift-served – 1,320 ft. Hikeable – 1,548 ft.
Number of Trails: 14 Hike and Bike, 4 Both hike & bike, 7 Bike Specific, 3 Hike Specific
Terrain Parks: 1 Bike Park

Summer Season Operating Dates

June 22, 2013 – September 29, 2013 (Weather Permitting)
June – Saturday and Sunday
July and August – Friday through Sunday
September – Saturday and Sunday

We will also be open 4th of July weekend, Thursday – Sunday, Labor Day Weekend, Saturday – Monday and August 5-6, 2013, Monday – Tuesday.

Operating Hours

Lifts operate from 9:30am – 4:30pm.
Bike Shops are open from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Mountain Biking

Our mountain bike park is the central hub for biking in the Brian Head area. Use the chairlift to access everything from the classic Bunker Creek and Dark Hollow back country trails, to pro-expert downhill lines of Lil’ Gritty or Wildflower. Go with the flow on the famous Timberline Trail and take advantage of our man made and natural features. Our experienced crew in the shop will help customize your experience, no matter what your style may be!


Brian Head Resort has a trail for every experience level, from beginners to hiking enthusiasts. You can ride up the lift and take a leisurely hike down, or hike from the bottom to our peak of over 11,000 feet.

Disc Golf

Come enjoy a relaxing round of Disc Golf where you can get some exercise and take in the beauty of the area. Whether you’re a veteran player or a first timer, our 18-hole mountain side disc golf course will be an experience you will not soon forget.

Family Adventure

The Brian Head Family Adventure is a self guided interpretive activity course along Dixie National Forest’s new and incredibly scenic Vista Trail. The 3 mile long trail is filled with fun and exciting activities suitable for every member of the family. Activities include fossil excavation, panning for gold, cattle roping, and pictograph painting.

For more information on our summer operations, please call 1 (866) 930-1010 ext. 213