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Our Mountain

Our Mountain

With Utah’s highest base elevation, Brian Head Resort offers The Greatest Snow on Earth®, with a yearly average snowfall of 360 inches. The resort has two connected mountains, Giant Steps and Navajo. Nestled in the two mountains, the Resort features 71 ski runs and over 650 acres of available terrain. Each of the two mountains has a full service base lodge facility.

Winter Season Dates

The 2013 – 2014 Winter Season opens November 15, 2013 and will close on April 20, 2014 (conditions permitting).

The resort will be open seven days a week through season end beginning November 15, 2013. All lifts are planned to open by December 15, 2013 (weather permitting).

Operating Hours (Mountain Standard Time)

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
9:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday Periods

Holiday Periods
Thanksgiving – Nov. 28 through Dec. 1 (Holiday ticket prices do not apply).
Christmas – Dec. 21 through Jan. 5.
MLK – Jan. 18 through Jan. 20.
Presidents Weekend – Feb. 15 through Feb. 17.
Easter Sunday – April 20 (Holiday ticket prices do not apply).

Mountain Stats

Established: 1964
Average Annual Snowfall: 360 inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth®.
Base Elevation: 9,600 ft. – highest in Utah
Summit Elevation: Top of Giant Steps lift – 10,970 ft. Peak – 11,307 ft.
Available Terrain: Over 650 acres
Vertical Drop: Lift-served – 1,320 ft. Hikeable – 1,548 ft.
Terrain Parks: 3 terrain parks: Bypass, Detour and Foundations
Number of Runs: 71 runs: 30% easiest; 35% more difficult; and 35% most difficult.
Snow Tubing: Navajo Tube Hill is 75’ Vertical Drop with a 550’ slope length. The Giant Steps Tube hill is a 100’ Vertical Drop with a 600’ slope length.


Lift Operations

Type Length (ft) Vertical (ft)
Navajo Mountain
Navajo Triple 3,895 604
Pioneer Double 1,064 150
Wildflower Triple 2,967 579
Giant Steps Mountain
Giant Steps Triple 4,840 1,147
Black Foot Triple 2,292 439
Roulette Triple 3,048 743
The Dunes Triple 2,536 555
Alpen Glow Triple 2,447 550

Lifts in operation on any given day during the season may vary due to various factors including high winds and other inclement weather conditions, inadequate snow coverage, and mechanical difficulties. Please call (866) 930-1010, or text BHweather to 35819 for the latest information.