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The Canyons

The Canyons Ski Resort Guide

The Canyons, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,050m
Resort Height2,070m
 Nearest AirportSalt Lake City
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The Canyons

The American ski resort of The Canyons is at an altitude of 2,070m.


The Canyons has direct access to 134 marked pistes, served by a total of 18 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,070m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,050m, 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.


The Canyons is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in The Canyons.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in The Canyons is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'Ninety Nine 90'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in The Canyons?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for The Canyons.

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Snow Forecast by day for The Canyons

Ski Area Stats

The Canyons Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


The Canyons Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,050m
Lowest Piste2,070m
Resort Altitude (The Canyons)2,070m
Max Vertical980m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for The Canyons
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is The Canyons?

This ski resort is in Summit, Utah, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to The Canyons is Salt Lake City, 39 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts are able to uplift 38,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 40 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is The Canyons open?

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

Usual opening is late November, 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 The Canyons, 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 The Canyons Tourist Office for the latest.

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