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Arizona Snowbowl

Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort Guide

Arizona Snowbowl, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,505m11,499ft
Resort Height2,804m9,199ft
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Arizona Snowbowl

Marketed as skiing on the 'active volcano in Arizona' (it's long extinct, the skiers are active...), Arizona Snowbowl has a great powder snow record and a skiing pedigree dating back to the 1930s. The Grand Canyon is only 128km (80 miles) distant .


The American ski resort of Arizona Snowbowl is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,804m9,199ft.

Arizona Snowbowl has direct access to 30 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,804m9,199ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,505m11,499ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Arizona Snowbowl?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Arizona Snowbowl.

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Snow Forecast by day for Arizona Snowbowl

Ski Area Stats

Arizona Snowbowl Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Arizona Snowbowl Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,505m11,499ft
Lowest Piste2,804m9,199ft
Resort Altitude (Arizona Snowbowl)2,804m9,199ft
Max Vertical701m2,300ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Arizona Snowbowl
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


For snowboarders and skiers alike. Located at Northstar Trail (obstacles, spines, etc...)

Location and Map

Where is Arizona Snowbowl?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Coconino, Arizona.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,960 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Arizona Snowbowl open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (New snow-making system has brought forward opening date from mid-December to Thanksgiving), and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Arizona Snowbowl, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Arizona Snowbowl Tourist Office for the latest.

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