Spring Powder is Here!

Historic Snowfall: 300″+

Today’s snowfall pushed us into the 300″ club and subsequently into the top 5 highest snowfall numbers over the past 21 years. With well over a month left in the ski season, we can’t wait to see where we end up!

Top 5 Snowfall in the past 21 Years 2018-19                  305″+ 2009-10                 321” 2016-17                   329” 1997-98                  330” 2004-05                460”

Here’s what the conditions looked like Wednesday March 13. One ...

You NEED to See These 18/19 Powder Photos!

El Niño has brought monumental snow totals across the mountain, with more powder continuing to fall weekly. Snowbowl even received 5 feet in just one week this February! We’ve been celebrating the powder all season long with plenty of fresh tracks, endless refills, and sunny days in between.

Check out our most stoke-worthy photos (so far!) from the 2018-2019 season, including our favorite Instagram shots from YOU! Keep tagging us (@azsnowbowl) in your powder photos for a chance to be featured on our social channels and blog!

Catch the fun yourself with early season pass pricing for next winter! Learn more.

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March 3rd Snow!

We Have the Most Snow in the Country!

Mother Nature continues to provide epic amounts of powder across the San Francisco peaks. Snowbowl received 16 inches overnight, but the snow hasn’t let off–another 8 inches has already fallen since 6am this morning! We’ve now officially received the most amount of snow in the last 24 hours than any other resort in the country!

UPDATE: Snowbowl has received 4.5 FEET in the last two days! See the snow report for the latest numbers.


Here are are few pictures from today’s powder. We’ll add more as the pictures keep coming in! Tag us in your #FEBRUBURIED pictures to be featured on our ...

Presidents’ Weekend Powder

Presidents’ Day Weekend was filled with unbelievable snow totals and even better memories. So many members of our community showed up to indulge in the Presidential Pancake Breakfast before hitting the slopes and we had a blast with all of you!

Today (Presidents’ Day), we woke up to 17 inches of fresh powder across the mountain, with an extra inch adding up already. And the snow just keeps dumping! Expect an epic week of snowfall ahead.

Here are a few of our favorite photos from this holiday weekend!

Fresh powder and sunny skies on Sunday!

Tons of powder on the mountain!

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The Mountain is 100% Open | See the Powder Photos

Super Bowl weekend brought epic snowfall with over 13 inches across the mountain. With so much snow, the last two trails (B-24 and Pluto) were able to open, which means the entire mountain is now ski-and-rideable! Check out our favorite photos from a perfect powder weekend on the slopes–and don’t forget to come explore 100% open terrain! Buy lift tickets online in advance to save big.

Snowy views off of Agassiz Chairlift.

This is what 12 inches of snow looks like!

The sun came out for a short time today!

Early birds get the fresh turns!

Your view from Grand ...

Delay Project for Powder

Terrain Based Learning is Coming! See the Photos

A new wave of beginner features is coming to Snowbowl! The Hart Prairie area is the epicenter of beginner skiing and riding at Snowbowl and we can’t wait to add to the fun with Terrain Based Learning features!

Terrain Based Learning, or TBL, features are the perfect way for beginners to learn to ski and snowboard. Built directly out of snow in the Hart Prairie beginner area, TBL features provide natural banks and turns that guide you through your first movements on the hill.

A few guests checking out the newly-built Terrain Based Learning features.

Taking a beginner lesson at Snowbowl ensures ...

New Trails are Opening This Weekend!

After an epic snowfall of two feet last weekend and a dusting this week, new terrain is packed down and ready to open this weekend! Snowmakers have worked efficiently with Mother Nature’s low temperatures this week to blow snow across several new trails!

Latest Trail Openings

Volcano Lava

Here’s a first-person view of the 100% natural snowfall on Volcano!

New Lift Opening Planned for Saturday

Humphreys Peak Quad

Snowbowl turned into a winter wonderland over the weekend. Photo taken 12/2.

New Trail Openings Planned for Saturday

Casino–This Season’s First Black Diamond The Gully Lower Ridge Stump Patch Meadows Rattlesnake Agassiz Black Jack Northstar Boo-Boo Dutchmen Route 66 Daydreamer Redtail

New Park Opening Planned for Saturday

Hart Prairie Starter Park

Snowmakers have their eye on ...

Opening Day is Friday–Here’s What to Expect

The 2018/2019 winter season kicks off this Friday at Snowbowl!

The Grand Canyon Express chairlift, Arizona’s only high-speed six-person lift, will be open from 9am to 4pm, providing access to four intermediate trails including Midway Catwalk, Logjam, Wild Turkey, and Round Up, plus three terrain park features. Little Spruce, the conveyor lift, will offer access to beginner terrain on Hart Prairie, the largest beginner area in the southwest.

Opening day terrain at Snowbowl

Snowmakers have been hard at work prepping the slopes for opening day! Here’s what the mountain looked like just yesterday.

Snowmakers are piling up the freshly-made snow!

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Snowmaking: A Behind the Scenes Look

As our scheduled opening day (November 16th!) draws nearer and our snowmaking crews work hard to prep the mountain, we decided to give you a behind the scenes look at this season’s most important activity! From the snowmakering crew’s overnighters–creating enough snow to cover 20 acres–to the important tasks of maintenance and logistics, we take snowmaking seriously at Snowbowl!

Come take a ride with our crew!

See you on the slopes November 16th!

2018 Summer Rewind–See the Photos!

This summer was truly one to remember! From the unrolling of our brand new mountain activities that families adored to the stunning fall displays from the scenic chairlift, we’ll never forget summer 2018!

Catch some of our favorite pics, including kiddos having a ball on the bungee trampoline and a dreamy wedding with snow-dusted autumn vistas!

The bungee trampoline is a kid-approved favorite!

Families love racing down the tubing slope.

Autumn weddings got a fun surprise this year when snow started falling!

The mini ropes course is now a summer staple at Snowbowl!

The very first dusting of snow this year!

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Snowmaking Update

Snowmaking Has Begun!