Beer Fest 2014 – October 4th

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Saturday October 4th 2014

Noon-5pm on Earl’s Lodge Patio

Free Live Music on the Mainstage:

Celtic Rock Sensations ‘Young Dubliners’ 2:30-5pm

Supported by ‘Swagger’ from 12:30-2pm.

All ages and families welcome

 

Come out and celebrate the fall & summer passing into the cold hands of ‘Ol Man Winter with cold beer and Bavarian inspired cuisine like bratwurst, and sauerbraten.  It won’t be long before you’re dreaming of that powder shot off piste, or that perfect groomer on one of those crisp early mornings during the heart of winter.  Powder Days.  Storm Cycles.  Obsessive-compulsive weather updates.  New gear.  Pow Stashes. Good friends.  It won’t be long.  But before that time comes, let’s celebrate the wonderful bounty of the high alpine fall with some of Utah’s finest craft beer companies and brews.  Breweries represented this year (maybe more stay tuned):

Uinta

Shock Top

Wasatch

Squatters

Roosters

Epic

Unsacred

Deschutes

New Belgium

Moab Brewery

Bohemian

Blue Moon

Redds

Over 13 breweries all with many new beers to feature, and of course those local comfort craving local beers that you just gotta have.  They’ll be there too.

Here’s the deal:

(Must be 21 with valid proof of age to consume alcohol in the state of UT)

You will prove that you are 21 and then you will be given a wristband to wear the entire event.  You will then purchase tokens to sample 6oz brews.  Each token is $2, which needs to be purchased in advance to sample the brews.  The more tokens you buy, the less you will wait in lines…….hint hint.

  • 12 oz. beer = 2 tokens
  • 16 oz. beer = 3 tokens
  • You get the idea.
  • 6oz High Point Beer = 2 Tokens
  • 12 oz. High Point Beer = 3 Tokens
  • Again, you got the picture

The Best Deals:

  • Brewmaster’s Kit:  A 2104 Beer Fest 12 oz. mug to take home with 5 tokens.  $20
  • The VIP – Beer Fest ‘Das Boot’ Kit:  A 2014 Beer Fest 12 0z Mug, a Beer Fest Shirt, a glass ‘Boot’, a signed Copy of the Young Dubliners CD, and 10 Tokens.  $75 (limited to the first 25)
  • A take home reusable (no tokens):  $10 (please drink environmentally responsible; it’s a no waste mug).  Nobody likes plastic cups everywhere…!

Local Beer, High Alpine Fresh Air, Free Music, Great Food, and Dreams of Powder…what else do you need?  Information please call 801-620-1000 or info@snowbasin.com

‘Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.’ – Benjamin Franklin

Must be 21 and older with valid proof of age and identification to consume alcoholic beverages in accordance with UT state law.  Snowbasin Resort asks that all of our patrons consume beverages responsibly, and should we see the need, we will stop serving those with apparent signs of intoxication immediately.  We reserve the legal right to do this without notice.  Absolutely no outside food or beverage is ever allowed at Snowbasin Resort.  Consuming alcoholic beverage not purchased on premise is a violation of UT state law.  Dogs are allowed at Snowbasin Resort Music events, but they must be on a leash at all times, and stay on the grass areas – not the patio and certainly not within Snowbasin Resort Lodges unless a legal service animal designation is displayed.  Please clean up after your pet.

2nd Annual Chili Fest and Food Drive 2014

Labor Day – Monday, September 1st, 2014

12:30-4:30pm

Free Live Music TBD

BBQ items and beverage available for purchase

All ages.  Children’s Activities.  Families welcome.

Food Drive Event for the Utah Food Bank and the ‘Beat Hunger by a Mile Campaign’

The Snowbasin Resort Culinary team, led by Executive Chef Eric Byrd and Executive Sous Chef Scott Sniggs, will make batches of their own personal chilis to have out for the guests of the event to sample, taste, and then vote on.  The winning chili will be served all year long at Needles Lodge for the 2014.15 season.  Yes you, our guests, get to be a part of the process of selecting next season’s chili at Needle’s Lodge.  So please, come up and join us in this very important culinary process that we want to share with our guests.

To get your chili tasting kit, it will cost you $14 per person with $2 of every purchase going directly to the Utah Food Bank.  If you bring non-perishable food items to help fill our ‘Beat Hunger Gondola’ that will be set-up in the middle of the plaza, your tasting kit will be automatically reduced to $12; with the $2 of each purchase still going to the UT Food Bank.

After the live music concludes, the ballots will be counted, and the winning chili, and the chef that prepared it, will be announced.

The ‘Beat Hunger Gondola’ full of non-perishable food items and the final amount of the cash donation will be presented downtown to the UT Food Bank during their annual food drive event.

What a great way to spend Labor Day in the high alpine, sampling great home-made chili, tasting great food, listening to free live music, and helping a great cause in Utah!

For more information:  801-620-1000 or info@snowbasin.com  or https://www.utahfoodbank.org

You must be 21 or older with valid proof of age and identification to consume alcoholic beverages.  Absolutely not outside food or beverage is allowed at Snowbasin Resort.  Consuming alcoholic beverage that was not purchased on premise is a violation of UT state law.  Friendly Dogs are allowed at Snowbasin Music Events, but they must be on a leash at all times, and kept in the grass areas.  Dogs are not permitted on the patio dining area or inside lodges without a legal service animal designation displayed.  Please clean up after your pet.

2014/15 Premier Pass Benefits

Snowbasin 2014/15 Premier Pass Benefits

Adult Premier, Youth, Teen, Young Adult, Senior & Military

  • 2014 Summer Gondola Access, loaded onto winter season pass
  • Three days of skiing/riding at Sun Valley Resort, Idaho. Sun Valley tickets will be loaded onto season pass. No blackout dates!
  • NEW $99 2 hour private coaching at Snowsports (One offer per passholder, blackout dates apply)
  • $159 hotel rate at Sun Valley Lodge or Inn (on a space available basis).
  • 15% discount off Winter Repair in Grizzly Center Repair Shop.
  • Two 50% off buddy vouchers, can be used any time during 2014-2015 season. (Pass Holder must be present to redeem)
  • Discount off Tubing Hill ride tickets. Must be purchased at Ticket Window or Season Pass Desk.
  • Powder Alliance – 3 days of access at 11 other Western Resorts (some restrictions).
  • UTA Ski Bus Pass (one-time $5 service charge).
  • NEW Discounts on room rates at the Grand America & Little America Hotels (on a space available basis).

Value Passes Do Not Include Added Benefits 

(Adult Value, Midweek, Child & Super Senior)

Purchase a 2014/15 season pass now and ski/ride the rest of this season for FREE!

Blackout Dates Apply to Adult Value and Midweek Passes:

  • December 24th thru January 1st
  • January 17th & 18th
  • February 14th thru 16th
Buy your 2014/15 Season Pass now for the best pricing!

Buy your 2014/15 Season Pass now for the best pricing and ski the rest of this season FREE!

Season Passes and Discount Cards are non-transferable and non-refundable. Snowbasin does not guarantee season length or weather conditions.

Any information shown above may be modified at Snowbasin’s discretion

See our website for a full list of 2014/15 Season Pass prices and restrictions

Purchase your Snowbasin Resort 2014/15 Season Pass here

Demo Mountain Bikes for Sale

The summer season has passed, the leaves are changing colors and Snowbasin Resort is gearing up for winter.  With that being said we are selling off some of our demo bikes from the summer.  Check out our list of well maintained top end bikes from Rocky Mountain below:

Rocky Mountain Flatline Park Bike

This is your chance to ride a Flatline from Rocky Mountain with a very impressive component list including SRAM X5 front and rear, and GPX Bottom Bracket. Built to be tough in every situation.

Sizes left: 1 Small, 1 Medium & 2 L Price $1500

Rocky Mountain Flatline Park Bike

Rocky Mountain Element 930

This 29” full suspension cross-country bike will guide you through the trails easily. Rocky Mountain based the Element 930 around the frame which is made of FORM 7005 series custom hydro formed alloy with ABC pivots, tapered head tube, and press fit bottom bracket. In order to make the rear end stiffer, they added 12x142mm rear dropouts. The RockShocx Monarch RT custom valved rear shock has rebound/ floodgate adjustments. The shock paired with the straight up geometry allow for maximum pedal efficiency while being plush enough to absorb bigger hits.

Sizes left:  2 L Price $1700

Rocky Mountain Slayer

Rocky Mountain Slayer

This is your all mountain trail destroyer. The Slayer scales steep climbs like a lightweight cross country bicycle. The Slayer’s static seat tube angle is 75° so as the suspension sags you end up in a powerful pedaling position, of approximately 73°. Your weight is in the center of your saddle and over your pedals, for efficient climbing. So, whether it’s pedaling hard up-hill, fast rides down-hill, or just some fun flat XC trail riding this is one bike that handles it all. A fun bike for any situation.

Sizes left: 1 Small 4 Medium & 1 XL Priced between $1500-$1700

Rocky Mountain Slayer

All bikes are sold at a first come first serve basis.

Call our rental desk Thursday – Sunday for more details or to purchase a bike 801.620.1034

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.

How A Ski Lift Works

Join one of our most popular hikes and learn what makes our lift go round and round. Tour lift terminals, lift shacks, motor rooms and the world famous Needles Parking Garage. Your Lift Maintenance Guide will explain the principles of ski lift operations and help you appreciate your ride to the top.

Difficulty: Light (Narrow stairways, enclosed spaces and ladders may be encountered.)

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.

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.)

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.

Wildflowers & Plants

 Enjoy Snowbasin’s diverse landscape with numerous wildflowers, shrubs and trees with an experienced guide. Along the way, flowers and other plants will be identified and the effects of weather, wildlife and environment will be discussed. This tour has something for everyone. The hike leaves from the top of the Needles Gondola and depending on the group, can either return to Needles for a scenic ride back down or the hike can continue to the base area. Length and difficulty can be adjusted to fit the group. The quantity and quality of Snowbasin’s wildflowers are entirely weather dependant. More moisture means more flowers. Purchase ‘Wild Snowbasin’ in the Grizzly Center to follow along.

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous

Duration: 2-4 hours

(On mountain activity. Lift ticket is required.)