Flagstaff Sky Peaks Mountain Runs 2018

100 Days To Ski Season

Celebrating Our Snowbowl Ski Dads!

At Snowbowl, we love finding ways to celebrate families. Families are the inspiration for everything we do on the mountain, from adding new summer activities (like summer tubing and the bungee trampoline) to building new lifts and trails for the winter.

In the spirit of Father’s Day, we asked a few of our Snowbowl dads to give their favorite tips and tricks to successful skiing days with their kiddos. From extra snacks to extra layers, we hope these tips give fellow dads the tools they need to hit the slopes with their family in tow!

From Josh, longtime Snowbowl skier and father ...

An Update on Summer Operations

Welcome to Summer! Here’s What to Expect

Summer at Snowbowl is a magical time. From family scenic chairlift rides to concert series to stunning sunsets, there’s nowhere better to beat the heat. And this summer, we’re adding even more ways to enjoy the surrounding natural beauty at Snowbowl. Keep reading to see exactly what to expect this summer!

New Hours!

New this summer, our scenic chairlift will be open on select Saturdays until 6:00 p.m. so you can catch a stunning view of the sunset while you ride!

Scenic Chairlift Hours

Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (weather permitting) Saturdays, July 7th-August 4th: 10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. (weather permitting)

New Activities!

Bungee Trampoline

Fun ...

Top Instagram Photos From the 17/18 Season

Thank you for a fantastic 80th season! It will go down in Snowbowl’s history as our third longest winter. We’re already feeling sentimental about all of the beautiful days on the mountain and the fun events (like our 80th Anniversary party!), so we looked back at our top Instagram photos–many of which are shared by you!

We’ll see you on May 26th when summer begins! Keep tagging us in your photos for a chance to be featured in the future!




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Utah Joins the Power Pass!

James Coleman, Purgatory and Mountain Capital Partners managing partner, announced today that he will manage and operate Nordic Valley Ski Resort. The full release is enclosed below–here are a few things we’re really excited about:

Nordic Valley delivers the largest night skiing and snowboarding operation in Utah.

The snow–and skiing–in Utah is legendary. Located 25 miles from Ogden, Nordic Valley (and its 300 inches of snowfall every year) is right in the middle of it all.

Nordic Valley was immortalized as one of the best downhill training ski areas during the 2002 Winter Olympics.

The ski area offers lift-served mountain biking and several miles of downhill trails.

There’s a 400-foot long slip-n-slide during ...

8 Reasons to Purchase by the 14th

With just a few days left before April 14th, this is the perfect time to take advantage of our no-interest payment plan. Purchase your Power Pass or Power Products by April 14th to receive 9 monthly payments. Your winter pass will be paid in full by November 30th–just in time for ski season! Or, take advantage of our convenient Price Lock payment option!

If you can’t wait to to shred the slopes next season, check out our list of reasons to purchase your pass by the 14th! 

1 – Pay No Interest! With our payment plan, you won’t pay interest! Worry-free payments make ...

A View of Weekend Conditions

Snowbowl is open this weekend! Lifts are turning from 10am-4pm on both Saturday and Sunday. We’re cruising on more than 30 open trails with 5 open lifts! Plus, two terrain parks are open with over 30 features.

The snow is in great shape, allowing for super fun turns down the mountain. Check out our photos from today, April 6th, to see exactly what you can expect this weekend!

Our winter season continues with Snowbowl open every Thursday – Sunday weekly through April 29th. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook and share your April skiing adventures with us by using #snowbowl!

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Introducing the #SnowbowlBucketList

In case you missed it, we recently announced the extension of our season through April 29th, 2018. We saw big snow totals throughout April and into May last year, so we’re anticipating more accumulation–and giving you as many opportunities to shred the pow as possible!

Our latest snowfall made for excellent conditions.

Take advantage of the late-season freshies by crossing off as many of these bucket list items as possible. Don’t forget to Instagram your feats and use the hashtag #SnowbowlBucketList to share your adventures with us!

□ Take a spin on a ski bike

□ Experience après ski on the Agassiz deck

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A Day in the Life of Ava!

March 23rd is National Puppy Day and to celebrate, we’re giving you a special look into the daily life of our avalanche puppy Ava! Ava joined the Snowbowl family in the fall of 2016 with her handler, Hailey, a longtime ski patroller. For the last two winters, we’ve followed her avalanche training journey and enjoyed every minute of having her on the mountain!

Ava is ready for work with a smile on her face!

Ava might seem like your average adorable puppy, but she has many hidden talents. Throughout her avalanche training, she’s acquired the essential skills to search for and ...

Our Newest Way to Experience the Slopes!

You might have noticed some changes in the Hart Prairie area recently. We’ve been working hard to bring beginners even more ways to enjoy the slopes at Snowbowl. From the largest beginner terrain in the southwest to the installation of our easy-to-use Hart Prairie lift, there’s nowhere better to learn to ski! Our latest addition are brand new features to get you cruising on the snow with confidence.

As a part of our Terrain Based Learning™, or TBL, program, the new features are carefully crafted to naturally control your speed and body position at all times. TBL features are a revolutionary shift ...

Our Favorite Spots in Flagstaff

Skiers and snowboarders enjoy many discounts around Flagstaff

Whether you’re a Flagstaff resident or building an exciting itinerary for your next Snowbowl vacation, there’s plenty to experience around the city. We’ve partnered with many businesses ranging from delicious pubs and restaurants to sporting goods stores and athletic centers. Plus, passholders receive extra discounts at these businesses and many more around town! See the rest of the list.

It’s time to hit the town! Here’s a few of our favorite spots around Flagstaff.

Flagstaff Sports Exchange At Flagstaff Sports Exchange, it’s easy to pursue your passion, save money, and live green–all at the same ...

The Best Moments From Our 80th Celebration!

We celebrated our 80th anniversary this past weekend with a two-day party full of fluffy snow, delicious food, torchlights, and live music. The atmosphere was amazing–we can’t thank our wonderful Flagstaff community, passholders, and visitors from around the state enough for celebrating this huge milestone with us. Hundreds of you showed up for each event and it made the festivities truly special.

If you missed the fun (or just want to relive it!), here’s a roundup of our favorite photos from the weekend. Don’t forget to tag us with #Snowbowl80 to show us your photos, too!

Skiers and snowboarders enjoying the ...

Raising a Skier

When we met local Flagstaff family, Chris and Amy, over the summer, we fell in love with their zest for adventure and dedication to passing skiing on to future generations. Their eldest daughter, Porter, is 3-years old and is in her second season of skiing. We followed Porter and her family (including her grandparents!) around our beginner terrain, Hart Prairie, to see what it takes to grow the next generation of little rippers. 

Chris has taken the reigns (literally) and is teaching his daughter himself. If you want your kids to be lifelong skiers (or snowboarders!), you can trust our professional ...