July 3rd Summer Rail Jam Results

Thanks to all the participants that came out to support the first ever Snowbasin Summer Rail Jam.  There was plenty of competition but the following people stepped up to the occasion and took home some great prizes from DC, Skullcandy, LRG, and Salomon to name a few:

Female boarder

                1 Shawna Russel                        switch back tai 

                2 Lauren Broomall                    

                3 Witney Fanovic

                4 Jessica Harper

Skier 13+

                1 Keyson Hall                switch 270 on  270 off

                2 Rryson Dearden

                3 Mitch Russo

Boarder 13+

                1 Noah Sutton               front blunt 50-50  back 180 off

                2 Jonas Harris

                3 Cade Coleman

Boarder 12 under

                1 Kainan Bever              nose press 180 out

Skier open

                1 Sam Hurt                    Rside 270 to 270 out

                2 Ayden Damito

                3 Liam Watworth

Boarder open

                1 Will Ermish                 half cab on 540 out

                2 Jake Nicholas

                3 Levi Black

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

 

September 3rd & 4th: The dog days of Snowbasin (base) –

  • Have your dog by your side for this hike to the bottom of Strawberry. This two-hour round trip hike will allow you and your best friend to enjoy the beauty of Snowbasin together. Dogs should be on a leash. Water and bathrooms are available at the bottom of Strawberry. 2-2.5 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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 28th: How a ski lift works – with lift maintenance

  • We all ride them but what makes them spin? Come join us to tour lift terminals, motor rooms, lift shacks and the infamous parking garage. Jake will take the time to explain the principles of ski lift mechanics and help us all appreciate our ride to the top. 1.5-2 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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 20th & 21st: Tour of the Cirques (hike) – (depends on snow)

  • Come prepared because were going to the top. Hike from the top of Needles gondola to Mount Ogden and back. This strenuous hike will give you a bird’s eye view to the valley below. Come prepared with water, snacks, sunscreen and appropriate shoes. 4-4.5 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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 13th & 14th: Science of Snowmaking (hike) – with Morgan

  • Have you ever wondered how we make snow? Learn about the different types of snow guns, 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

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

 

July 30th & 31st & August 6th & 7th: Wildflowers & Plants-

With Steve Larue & Frank Waikart

  • Enjoy Snowbasin’s diverse landscape with numerous wildflowers, shrubs and trees. Guides will help identify and describe many of the species of native flora and discuss effects of weather, location and wildlife on plants. This tour has something for everyone as the length and level of difficulty can vary. Depending on weather conditions many flowers and shrubs may be blooming. Come prepared to trek across varying terrain with your water, sunscreen, sturdy footwear and camera. 1.5-3 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

 

July 23rd & 24th: Beaver Dams (base hike) – with Tim Franchi

  • This off trail hike will take you deep into beaver country. Make your way thru swampy conditions to experience beaver dams and lodges. But be quiet and sneaky for an opportunity to see native trout and potentially a beaver. Mosquito repellant, shoes that can get dirty, long pants and long sleeve shirts are recommended. 1-3 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

 

July 16th & 17th: In and Outs of Frisbee Golf–  

  • Learn the basics of Frisbee Golf from what frisbee is your putter to how to get the most distance off the tee. This tour will also give you the opportunity to learn how to properly throw your frisbee, keep track of your score, and stay out of those water hazards… just to name a few.  Join Taylor Griffin Snowbasin’s local Frisbee expert for a great time with the whole family. 1.5 – 2 hours

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

July 9th & 10th: Snowbasin History – with Kevin Stauffer

  • Follow Snowbasin’s progression throughout the years. Kevin will take you from the beginning, what went on during the Olympics, Snowbasin today and things to come. 

Snowbasin’s Free Guided Tours!

On a Snowbasin guided hike 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 now through September 4th.  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.

 July 2nd & 3rd: All about Geo-caching (base hike) – with Tim Franchi

  • What is Geo-caching? Tim Franchi will answer this, along with the etiquette and the how to of geo-caching. On this tour you never know what you could find.  If you have a GPS bring it or get a head start by visiting http://www.geocaching.com/ 1-1.5 hours