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Brian Head Resort

Brian Head Resort

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

60

Rank in
Region

36

Rank in
State

10

This resort is often compared with:

Brian Head Resort
Alta Ski Area
Silver Summit
Best time for snow at
Brian Head Resort
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Brian Head Resort

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Tuesday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Wednesday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
Friday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Saturday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
True Snow: 312" per year
Snow Quality Rank

29

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

50

Brian Head Resort is ranked No. 50 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

12.5%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

14.2%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

19.3%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

50

Brian Head Resort is ranked No. 50 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

29

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Brian Head Resort

Core Strengths
Snow Quality
rank
29
score
71.7
Snow Volume
rank
50
score
63.1
Overall
rank
60
score
67.5

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1707 ft

11307 ft
Base Elevation: 9600 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Brian Head Resort

At Brian Head 13.2% of winter days see 6 inches or more of snow, 15% of winter months see 90 inches or more, and 18% of months see less than 30 inches. This is above average snow frequency for North American ski areas. Brian Head's snow quality is comparable to other Utah areas.

Accumulation and Preservation

Brian Head averages 79% open at Christmas with about 15% of seasons being less than half open by Christmas. Brian Head's very high elevation range of 9,600 - 11,300 feet contributes to very good snow preservation. Most runs face east or west, so melt/freeze conditions can develop in March if it hasn't snowed recently.