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The guest services directory lists places to eat. The Shallow Shaft Restaurant is also recommended (1/2 mile up the Canyon road; ask at the front desk about a ride). There is a grocery store at the Snowbird Center. Room service is also available.


Wireless internet is provided in the Cliff Lodge, in both the event room and in guest rooms.


Tickets may be purchased at Level 1 of the Cliff Lodge or at the Snowbird Center; ask for the DCC discount for both tickets and equipment rental. One can purchase a ticket good for Snowbird, Alta (about 1/2 mile up the road), or both areas (where one can ski between them or take a short bus ride).

Snowbird ski map

Snowbird (back)
Snowbird ski map back

Alta ski map

Beginner Skiers

The Chickadee lift outside the Cliff Lodge is free for hotel guests. The Albion area at Alta offers great beginner skiing; it is the second bus stop entrance at Alta when coming from Snowbird.

Cross Country Skiing

Inquire at the Cliff Lodge front desk and at the Albion area at Alta.

Swimming and Jacuzzi

There is an outdoor pool and jacuzzi on Level 3.

Cliff Spa

The Cliff Spa includes a rooftop hot tub and lap pool, a relaxing solarium, a full-service salon, a eucalyptus steam room, a dry sauna, a yoga room, and extensive cardiovascular and training equipment. For DCC attendees registered as overnight guests, access to the Cliff Spa is discounted 50% (and the daily access fee is waived with the purchase of select treatments), yoga classes are at no additional charge, and there is 20% off select spa treatments. Minimun age 16.

Tram Rides

Single ride tickets are available for non-skiers to enjoy the spectacular view.
Tram ride


Your hotel room guest services directory lists shops in the Snowbird Complex.

Salt Lake City

You can take the public bus from Snowbird to Salt Lake City. A tour of the central Temple Complex is recommended. The zoo is fun for kids.

Day Care

Both Snowbird and Alta have daycare centers.


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