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Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort        
9500 E. Little Cottonwood Canyon, 
Highway 210
Snowbird, UT  84092
Toll free reservation line of 800-453-3000, or email

PARKING FOR CONFERENCE: Parking for the Snowbird Center is located in Entry #2.

PARKING FOR LODGING: Parking for the Lodge at Snowbird is located in Entry #3.  If that lot is full, parking can also be found in Entry #2,  Please observe signage regarding overnight parking.

PERENNIAL AWARD WINNER:  Snowbird and its neighbor Alta are perennial favorites for skiers, riders, and publications around the world.  Alta/Snowbird were named the #1 ski destinations in North America in 2008 by Outside Magazine, and both resorts topped SKI and SKIING magazine categories for powder.  Snowbird has also received many accolades for its environmental efforts, including the Golden Eagle Award for Overall Excellence and the Utah Earth Day Award for an environmental cleanup project in American Fork Canyon.

ACCESSIBILITY:  Snowbird is 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport with more than 600 daily non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities and 25 miles from downtown Salt Lake City.  Snowbird is a scenic 45-minute drive from the airport.

ELEVATION:  Snowbird’s base elevation at the Lodge at Snowbird is 8,100 feet.  Snowbird’s highest point is at Hidden Peak is 11,000 feet.


A block of rooms is being held at the hotel for arrival on August 27-30, 2017.  Snowbird will accept extended stays at the same rate, 2 days prior and 2 days following, based on availability.

RESERVATION METHOD:  Individuals Call-in - Guests will make their own lodging reservations directly with Snowbird’s Central Reservation Office by calling 1-800-453-3000 or by emailing  Reference the “Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference”.  The rooms are held at the “Lodge at Snowbird".  Also based on availability, group rates may be extended to additional reservations that exceed the room block. 

RESERVATION DEADLINE:  Reservation deadline for this room block is July 27, 2017.  After the reservation deadline, Snowbird will offer alternate room types from  remaining inventory which may require a higher rate.

LODGING DEPOSIT:  A one-night deposit per room is required at the time the reservation is made, final balance will be auto billed to credit card three (3) days prior to arrival date.  Full payment is required prior to departure.  The room rate is the prevailing Federal Government rate plus local taxes.  The current rate is $108.00 single, $118.00 double (subject to change per the prevailing federal per diem rate).  Additional rates apply for other occupancy.  

LODGING CANCELLATION:  Lodging deposit is fully refundable up to three (3) days prior to the scheduled arrival date, or the entire one night lodging deposit will be forfeited.  Reservations cancelled within three (3) days prior to arrival will be charged one (1) night's lodging and tax.  After check-in, reservations are fully non-refundable.  No-shows, delayed arrivals, and early departures are considered cancellations.

CHECK IN/OUT:  Check-in time begins at 4:00 p.m. and is guaranteed by 6:00 p.m.  Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.  Luggage storage is available through bell service for guests arriving prior to check-in time and for those involved in meetings or activities that extend past check-out time.  

RESORT FEE:  WAIVED. Complimentary amenities include fitness room, high-speed wireless internet in guest rooms and public areas, USA Today, hot beverage service in lobby, self parking, 800 number phone calls, incoming and outgoing faxes, and 15 minutes of daily computer internet usage at the business center.  A portion of the resort fee is matched by a congressional grant through the National Forest Foundation, funding local organizations as the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation.

Airport Transportation:

Several transportation companies offer non-stop shuttles from Salt Lake City International Airport to Snowbird’s front door.  Airport shuttles may be arranged through Snowbird Central Reservations (800-453-3000) up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Current round trip pre-paid price is $72.00 per person.  Driver Gratuity not included and prices are subject to change.  Walk-ups are accepted on a space available basis at the Canyon Transportation desk located in the baggage claim area of the Salt Lake City International Airport.  Cancellations received within 48 hours of arrival are non-refundable.

Trip Insurance:

Guests can purchase trip insurance through "Snowbird Reservations" at time of booking room reservation.  The insurance pays for charges incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as death, injury, or illness to the guest or traveling companion.

Directions to Snowbird:

From the Airport, Downtown, Points South & Park City:  Snowbird is only 25 miles (40 minutes) from downtown Salt Lake City and 29 miles (40 minutes) from Salt Lake City International Airport.

From the Airport, take I-80 East to I-215 South.  Take Exit 6 (6200 South) and go east on 6200 South, toward the mountains.  This road will lead you straight to UT-210 and up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird.

From Downtown Salt Lake City, take 500 South west to I-15 and head south.  Exit at I-215 heading east. Get off at Exit 6 (6200 South) and go east on 6200 South, toward the mountains.  This road will lead you straight to UT-210 and up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird.

From points south, take I-15 north to Exit 295 (9000 South).  Turn right onto 9000 South.  This street becomes 9400 South, which takes you to the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon.  Go right on UT-210. It’s then about 6 miles up to Snowbird.

From Park City, take UT-224 west and north to I-80. On I-80, head west toward the Salt Lake Valley.  Take Exit 130 to I-215 South.  Get off at Exit 6 (6200 South) and go east on 6200 South, toward the mountains.  This road will lead you straight to UT-210 and up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird.