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Glide through a snowy landscape and take in breathtaking mountain views.
Arizona Snowbowl is a sweeping ski resort that stretches across the San Francisco Peaks. With an elevation of 11,500 feet, this resort features a variety of ski runs, gondola rides, and forest trails for hiking. The average snowfall around this outdoor destination is 260 inches and the ski season runs from November to April. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly winter activities or seeking to tackle a thrilling black diamond run, the Arizona Snowbowl offers endless fun for all visitors.
First-time skiers and expert snowboarders will enjoy a wide range of slopes and descents. Featuring 32 runs, Arizona Snowbowl offers different green, blue, and black diamond paths. Beginners should start at Little Spruce conveyer belt and gradually make their way to the Hart Prairie lift, gliding through wide spaces with fewer crowds. Skilled winter athletes will enjoy taking the lift to Humphrey’s Peak, where thrilling ski excursions await. Look through Snowbowl’s trail map and select your own exciting adventure.
Bring your little ones to the Snowburners program, a series of skiing and snowboarding classes for children who are between the ages of four to 12. Arizona Snowbowl offers adult classes, including a free Snow Experience lesson for first-time skiers who are 13 years of age and older. Adult skiers can participate in group lessons, which begins at $29 per person, or dive into more personalized instruction with private classes.
Make your way to Arizona Snowbowl, which is just a 7-mile drive from Flagstaff. Travel northwest along Highway 180, and make a right turn onto Snowbowl Road, driving until you reach this resort. The Snowbowl offers two parking lots at the base locations: Hart Prairie and Agassiz base areas. Overnight parking is only permitted for visitors who are hiking in the surrounding outdoor trails of the resort.
The Mountain Line Express Shuttle offers free transportation to Snowbowl from the downtown Flagstaff area. Don’t miss embarking on a direct ride service to the resort, which is offered during the winter months.
Lift entry costs vary depending on the time of the ski season, but visitors can purchase their admission tickets before traveling to the resort or arriving at the base areas. Season passes are available for purchase with different multi-day features, including access to various areas and discounts on online tickets. Children who are ten years of age and younger can receive free season passes. For the best deals, it’s recommended to purchase tickets in March for discounted lift admission, classes, and rentals. The Arizona Snowbowl’s daily hours of operation run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy an assortment of amenities and conveniences at the resort, including mouth watering food, high quality rental equipment, and public lockers for storage. Explore decadent bites at onsite restaurants, or shop for the latest skiing gear at a sports shop. Looking to prepare for your winter outing before traveling to the resort? Explore Flagstaff’s array of casual eateries and popular restaurants, or look for warm outerwear across a variety of retail spots.
Experience rustic and intimate interiors by staying in the cabins of the Basecamp at Snowbowl, which features gas fireplaces and picturesque front porches. Looking for a place to stay in Flagstaff before your skiing trip? Find lodgings with luxurious accommodations, inviting spaces, and more.