Arizona Snowbowl is now open for the 2016-17 ski season. This winter come ride Arizona’s first high-speed six pack chairlift, the Grand Canyon Express! Located on the majestic San Francisco Peaks, the Arizona Snowbowl is just 7 miles outside of Flagstaff, Arizona, 2 hours from Phoenix, and 70 miles from the Grand Canyon. The resort opened in 1938 and is one of the oldest continually operated ski area in the country.
The slopes at Arizona Snowbowl have undergone some impressive transformations in recent years! This winter season the resort is getting ready to open Arizona’s first high-speed six-pack chairlift - Grand Canyon Express – as part of the $20M multi-mountain capital improvements campaign. Last year Arizona Snowbowl welcomed the resort’s first new chairlift in 30 years – Humphreys Peak Quad! Other recent improvements include expanding mountain terrain and increasing snowmaking capability on key trails.
Arizona Snowbowl features 40+ trails, 8 lifts, terrain parks, state-of-the-art snowmaking, on-mountain dining options and Ski Lift Lodge and Cabins. With a peak elevation of 11,500 feet and average 240 inches of snowfall, Arizona Snowbowl is a true gem of the Southwest ski scene.