Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided tour you can learn about what the resort has to offer during the summer.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet your tour guide every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 22nd through September 29th.  Come join Snowbasin for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

*Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base do not require a gondola ticket.

Dog Days Of Snowbasin

Have your dog by your side for this hike to the bottom of Strawberry. This hike will allow you and your best friend to enjoy the beauty of Snowbasin together. Dogs should be leashed at all times. Water and bathrooms are available at the bottom of Strawberry.

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 2-3 hours

(Base area activity. Lift ticket is not required.)

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided tour you can learn about what the resort has to offer during the summer.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet your tour guide every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 22nd through September 29th.  Come join Snowbasin for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

*Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base do not require a gondola ticket.

Tour Of The Cirques

Come prepared because were going to the top! Hike from the top of Needles Gondola to the ridge and then from there to either Strawberry Peak or Mount Ogden Peak and then back to the Needles Gondola. This strenuous hike will give you a bird’s eye view of both the Ogden and Salt Lake Valleys.

Difficulty: Strenuous

Duration: 3-4 hours

(On mountain activity. Lift ticket is required.)

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided tour you can learn about what the resort has to offer during the summer.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet your tour guide every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 22nd through September 29th.  Come join Snowbasin for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

*Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base do not require a gondola ticket.

Science of Snowmaking

Have you ever wondered how we make snow? Learn about the different aspects of snowmaking: snowguns, snow qualities, wet bulb and much more when you hike from the top of Needles to Snowbasin’s state-of-the-art snowmaking building. Tour the snowmaking building then hike down to the base area.

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous

Duration: 2-3 hours

(On mountain activity. Lift ticket is required.)

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided tour you can learn about what the resort has to offer during the summer.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet your tour guide every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 22nd through September 29th.  Come join Snowbasin for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

*Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base do not require a gondola ticket.

Beaver Dams

This hike starts and finishes on Snowbasin’s trail system but, in between, you will be bushwhacking through a wild meadow and slogging (in the best way) through some marshy areas and streams. You will see beaver dams and lodges and hopefully some of Snowbasin’s diverse wildlife. There may also be the opportunity to see the USFS yurt along the way. Water resistant footwear and a long-sleeved shirt is recommended for this hike.

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 2 hours

(Base area activity. Lift ticket is not required.)

10 Things to do at Snowbasin this Summer

The air is warmer, the flowers are coming out, and the wildlife is on the move.  Here are 10 things that are great to do at Snowbasin during the summer months.

  1. On a weekend, take a ride up the gondola and enjoy the view from up top. From there choose how you would like to descend whether it’s another gondola ride, a bike ride, or a hike down the mountain.
  2. Take on one of our three “hikers only” trails to the crest of the mountain bringing you a breathtaking view of the valley far below. (Strawberry Trail, Ridge Trail, and John Paul Trail)
  3. Bike through aspen groves and glades of pines on a trail that best fits your biking level.
  4. Sit out by the Plaza at Earls Lodge and listen to some live entertainment at one of our Sunday Concerts.
  5. Enjoy the mountain and beautiful landscape while challenging your friends to a round of Disc Golf!
  6. Take a Free Guided Tour and learn about the resort, the wildlife and the area you are in.
  7. Make the memories last by taking a photo next to the Moose.
  8. Grab a souvenir from the Grizzly Retail Store.
  9. Find one of the many ponds that are at the resort.
  10. Indulge in the Wildlife that this section of land brings to you.

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided tour you can learn about what the resort has to offer during the summer.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet your tour guide every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 23rd through September 2nd.  Come join Snowbasin for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

*Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base do not require a gondola ticket.

August 11th & 12th: Science of Snowmaking (hike) – with Zac Alder (Lift Ticket Required)

  • Have you ever wondered how we make snow? Learn about the different types of snowguns, snow qualities, wet bulb and much more. When you hike from the top of Needles to the snowmaking building. Tour the snowmaking building then hike to the base area. Wear your sunscreen, sturdy shoes and bring water. 2-2.5 hours