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Snowbird Ski Resort Utah

Submitted By: jenny on 5 Feb 2007

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Latitude: 40.579788
Longitude: -111.6655

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Snowbird is located in Utah on the eastern border of the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy in the Little Cottonwood Canyon of the Wasatch mountain range. It is 29 miles (46 km) from Salt Lake International Airport, 24 miles (38 km) from downtown Salt Lake City and 4 miles (7 km) east of the suburb of Sandy.

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Snowbird is a year-round ski and summer resort. It was first opened in December 1971. Snowbird is considered to be among the best ski resorts in the world. It receives over 500 inches (12.7 m) of snowfall per year and Snowbird usually closes on Memorial Day in late May while the occasional ski year can last as long as the Fourth of July. Snowbird has a skiable area of 2,500 acres (10 kmĀ²) with a vertical drop of 3,240 ft (990 m). from the summit of Hidden Peak, which has an elevation of above 11,000 ft (3400 m). Hidden Peak is serviced by an aerial tram from the lodges.

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