Apres Ski in Snowbird
Snowbird is a pedestrian village with attractive, modern, avalanche-proof buildings. It offers all the skier services you will need, along with moderate and luxury accommodations, a range of restaurants, shopping, and non-ski sporting activities.
Apres-Ski Bars & Nightlife in Snowbird
There’s no set time for bars to close in Snowbird, so you can party on into the small hours.
There are four bars and 15 restaurants in the village area of Snowbird. The Wildflower Lounge in Iron Blosam Lodge is a locals’ favorite for après-ski, with a pool table and big-screen T.V. Otherwise there’s the Keyhole Cantina for relaxing après-ski, in Cliff Lodge. The Aerie Lounge, also at Cliff Lodge, has regular live jazz and the Tram Club in the Snowbird Center is a sports bar and nightclub with live dance music or a D.J.
The minimum age for drinking is 21 and membership is required for entering the lounges, although this is automatically included for guests at Snowbird hotels. Children can only accompany parents in bars and other places serving alcohol if they are eating. The good news is that there’s no set time for bars to close, so you can party on into the small hours if you want.
Restaurants in Snowbird
The lodges in Snowbird village have a variety of dining options, ranging from flame-broiled beef to sushi.
In Snowbird village, Cliff Lodge and Spa, the Snowbird Center, the Lodge at Snowbird, and Iron Blosam Lodge have a variety of dining options among them. In Cliff Lodge there’s the Aerie Restaurant, with a creative New American menu and award-winning wine list; the Aerie Sushi Bar; and Keyhole Junction for ribs, enchiladas and moles as well as plenty of choice for the kids.
At the Snowbird Center, head to the legendary Steak Pit, Snowbird’s original steakhouse, for flame-broiled beef, king crab, lobster, chicken and bottomless salads. The Lodge at Snowbird offers the Lodge Bistro, with elegantly prepared main meals, and the Lounge, famous for fondues and deluxe burgers.
And finally, in Iron Blosam Lodge there’s the Wildflower Restaurant, with a menu influenced by Italian, Spanish, Provencal and Middle Eastern flavors. Enjoy it all and the incredible mountain views.
Other Activities in Snowbird
Adventurous snowmobile tours deep into the Wasatch Mountains or one of 24 treatments at The Cliff Spa, there’s something for everyone at Snowbird.
New for 2002/03, snowmobile guided tours provide an exciting adventure beginning in Mineral Basin and taking you deep into the Wasatch Mountains. Or take a snowshoe tour or go ice-skating on the slopeside rink at Cliff Lodge. There’s a family tubing hill adjacent to Cliff Lodge.
For alternatives to winter sports activity, the Snowbird Canyon Racquet and Fitness Club features 10 indoor tennis courts, racquetball, squash, spinning classes and more. The Cliff Spa offers 24 treatment areas to rejuvenate your entire body after a hard day on the mountain. Services offered range from specialty massages to herbal wraps. There are also yoga, aerobics and meditation classes.
As far as shopping goes, Snowbird is not as extensive as some resorts, but there’s a variety of specialty stores and boutiques, featuring ski gear and fashions, jewelry, home decorations and gifts. There’s also a pharmacy, general store and sundries shop.