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Mountain Stats

  • 500 in of annual snowfall
  • 2501 total skiable acres
  • Top elevation 11000 ft, base 7759 ft
  • 27% beginner, 38% intermediate, 35% advanced, 0% expert
  • Projected opening: 11/20/2013
  • Projected closing: 05/26/2014

Snowbird Budget Ski Vacation

While Snowbird has limited lodging options due to the limitations of the canyon, and the cost trends towards pricier. But, once you’re there you won’t be spending a lot of money. Snowbird has a handful of affordable restaurants to help to stick to your budget. To save even more money on your Snowbird budget ski vacation consider going grocery shopping prior to heading up Little Cottonwood Canyon, or you can grab some items in one of Snowbird’s convenience stores and prepare meals back at your condo or room.

Snowbird Budget Hotels and Condos

Every Snowbird lodging option is essentially ski in, ski out, so even vacationers opting for more affordable digs can enjoy exclusive locale. Located less than 250 yards from the chairlifts, Iron Blosam Lodge is a shared-ownership condominium lodge that provides a slew of top-notch services and amenities, including kitchens, a convenience store and onsite transportation. 

Combing extensive amenities with reasonable prices, the Inn in Snowbird offers lodging accommodations that range from studios to one-bedroom or two bedrooms. Amenities include an outdoor pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna, ski storage, laundry, valet service, and free parking. 

Affordable Snowbird Restaurants

If you do decide to go out to eat, opt for one an affordable El Chanate, in the lower level of The Cliff Lodge, is a popular Mexican restaurant and cantina. El Chanate offers $2 apres apps, and $3 margaritas and $2 drafts on Thirsty Thursdays. The Forklift, located off the Tram patio, offers incredible bang for buck. Nothing on the breakfast or lunch menu is over $17, and the portions are incredibly large, perfect for sharing and splitting the cost. Tram Car Pizza, in the Snowbird Center, also offers affordable, quick−and hearty−eats.

To learn more about Snowbird budget ski vacations call, or chat with, one of’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.