The UTA Ski Buses start running on Saturday, December 16, making it even more convenient to get to the slopes. Continuing this year, there will be buses accessing Snowbasin Resort from both canyons. Guests can come from the Ogden area or the Layton area. Plus if you are a season pass holder you can buy a season-long bus pass for just $10 at the Activities Desk in Earl's Lodge. If you ride the bus just twice you pay for it! What a deal!!
The Ogden route, 675, added one more morning route that arrives at 7:59 am. The stops include 21st Street Hotels, Ogden Station, Lincoln Avenue and 24th Street, Grant Avenue and 26th Street, Washington Boulevard and 25th Street, Washington Boulevard and 22nd Street, Washington Boulevard and 12th Street, Rainbow Gardens, and Lakeside Resort Properties in Huntsville before heading up to Snowbasin Resort.
The other route is 677 coming from Layton. The stops include The Layton FrontRunner Station, Layton Hills Mall, Davis Conference Center, Woodland Park Drive Hotels, Antelope Drive and Highway 89 Park and Ride Lot, and the South Weber Park and Ride Lot before heading up to Snowbasin Resort.
Hope you will consider riding the buses this season!comments powered by Disqus
If you like beer, then join us for ‘Take Over the Taps’. Each weekend a new local Brewer will ‘take over the taps’ on the patio of Earl’s Lodge and bring their best brews to feature. The brewer will be on hand to discuss their beers as well as be there to make other guest offers and promos to Snowbasin Resort guests. Then plan for Brew Madness all through March, with 3 local brewers taking over the taps at the same time every week as they lead up to the Semi-Finals and Finals of the favorites throughout the season.
December 16-17: Wasatch/Squatters
December 23-24: Laughing Dog Brewing
December 27-29: Park City Brewery
December 30-January 1: Shades of Pale Brewing Co
January 6-7: Uinta Brewing Co
January 13-14: RoHa Brewing Project
January 20-21: Bohemian Brewery
January 27-28: Epic Brewing
February 3-4: Roosters Brewing Co
February 10-11: Moab Brewery
February 17-19: Talisman Brewing Co
February 24-25: Red Rock Brewing Co
March 3-4: Uinta, Epic, Park City
March 10-11: RoHa, Roosters, Shades of Pale
March 17-18: Moab, Bohemian, Red Rock
March 24-25: Talisman, Laughing Dog, Wasatch/Squatters
March 30-31: Brew Madness Semi-Finals (Winners from March 3-4 and 10-11)
April 7-8: Brew Madness Semi-Finals (Winners from March 17-18 and 24-25)
April 13-14: Brew Madness Finals
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Our reputation for culinary excellence continues with new items at each of our culinary outlets that will excite any foodie. There will be a revitalized menu in the Cinnabar for lunch and après daily and a plated brunch on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The menu will include food made in-house from scratch with local ingredients. Some of the new items include gnocchi, braised lamb sliders, a pub-house chicken sandwich and a house smoked salmon tray. In addition, for those weekday visitors, the Cinnabar will be hosting smaller scale Dining Discoveries on Tuesdays from January 9th through March 13th. Each week guests can savor tastes from around the world. See what’s in store here.
In Earl’s Lodge servery there are new breakfast and lunch items, some even suggested by our guests' last winter! Our chefs are excited to add a healthy breakfast sandwich with egg whites, spinach, tomato, pesto and roasted vegetables on whole wheat toast. Plus on the weekends there will be a build your own parfait or oatmeal bar and home-made bagels. Some of the new lunch items include more noodle bowl broths, a Cubano panini, and a maple chipotle marinated tofu sandwich.
Needles Lodge will continue to have delicious food and stunning views at 8,900 feet for winter snow sports enthusiasts and foot passengers alike. The classics remain on the menu, but the new items will bring even more variety. The chefs have added a creamy French onion and mushroom soup and chili Verde pork at the taco station.
The chefs spent the summer mastering their ‘winning chili’ recipe to compete at the annual No-Name Chili Fest this past September. The guests tried all the chilis and voted for their favorite. The winning chili was Turkey Bacon Jalapeño and will be the new seasonal chili at John Paul Lodge, made fresh daily. Besides the seasonal chili, the chefs at John Paul are bringing some new grill items including a Philly style beef panini and a ham and Swiss sandwich with tomatoes and spinach.
Strawberry Café is the place to go for a quick bite. This past summer we had a beer fest menu that was well received by our guests. So this winter we are implementing it at Strawberry Café. The menu includes Chicago Dogs, Chili Cheese Dogs, Bratwurst and more.
Furthermore, we have some Dining Discovery dinners that offer an exciting and unique dining experience, with live music and atmosphere to give a taste of the culture that encompasses the designated cuisine. These themed dinners are planned all season along, check the website for the schedule.
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We expanded our Snowsports offerings for adults this season. Ever wanted VIP access to the mountain? New this year, guests who book a private lesson on the weekends will have early access to the gondola/chairlift from 8:00 am -9:00 am before Snowbasin opens to the public for them and 4 of their friends in the lesson. Even better news, you book it online now!
For the local women who want to improve their skiing with other women, check out Snowbasin’s Divas on Snow Program. For just $299, the guest receives 3 coaching sessions and early VIP access to Needles Gondola or Wildcat Chairlift. With the early load, the workshops will run 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. There are 2 sessions, one on Thursdays in January and one on Saturdays in February. On the last day of the workshop, a luncheon is included to celebrate all you have experienced.
Additionally, if a guest wants to learn to navigate the mountain like a pro, they can sign up for a Peak-to-Peak tour, where instructors will be your guide to the secret stashes and the best terrain.comments powered by Disqus