Brian Head Ski Resort

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Brian Head Ski Resort
Coordinates 37°41′N 112°50′W / 37.683°N 112.833°W / 37.683; -112.833Coordinates: 37°41′N 112°50′W / 37.683°N 112.833°W / 37.683; -112.833
Vertical 1,707 ft (520 m)
Top elevation 10,920 ft (3,330 m) [1]
Base elevation 9,600 ft (2,900 m)
Skiable area 665 acres (269 ha)[2]
Runs 71
Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg 35% beginner
Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg 35% intermediate
Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg 20% advanced
Ski trail rating symbol-double black diamond.svg 10% expert[3]
Snowfall 360 in (910 cm) per year [4]

Brian Head Ski Resort, collectively named "Brian Head Resort", is a ski destination for the southern California, Arizona, and Las Vegas areas. It is located 2.5 hours north of Las Vegas and four hours south of Salt Lake City. The resort is Utah's highest elevation ski resort. Brian Head Resort was established in 1964, and once operated as a one chairlift resort. Currently, the resort has 8 chairlifts, 71 runs, and over 650 skiable acres. It also features a bridge between its two skiable mountains.

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  • Base elevation: 9,600 ft (2926 m)
  • Summit elevation: 11,307 ft (3446 m)
  • Vertical rise: 1,707 ft (520 m)
  • Total mountain peaks: 2
  • Total skiable area: 660 acres (2.2 km²)
  • Lifts: (9 total)
    • 1 high speed detachable quad chairlift, 6 Triple chairs, 1 double chair, and 1 surface lift.
  • Terrain:
    • Beginner: 35%
    • Intermediate: 35%
    • Advanced 20%
    • Expert: 10%
  • Winter season: mid-November through mid-April.

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