Nordic Valley Ski Resort, Eden, UT

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Nordic Valley Ski Resort near Eden, Utah and Escape2ski connect you to skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lift tickets, lodging, and webcams. Nordic Valley Ski Resort has earned the distinct reputation as an affordable family-friendly downhill ski and snowboard area that is located in the small community of Nordic Valley in Weber County, Utah. […]

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Nordic Valley Ski Resort near Eden, Utah and Escape2ski connect you to skiing, snowboarding, snow reports, trail maps, lift tickets, lodging, and webcams. Nordic Valley Ski Resort has earned the distinct reputation as an affordable family-friendly downhill ski and snowboard area that is located in the small community of Nordic Valley in Weber County, Utah. Nordic Valley Ski Resort was the vision of Arthur Christiansen, a home builder and developer from Salt Lake City who purchased the 900 acres Silver Bell Ranch, which included mountainside terrain. After several years of planning, Nordic Valley Ski Resort opened to the public in 1968 with a few trails and a rope tow. Throughout the years, Nordic Valley Ski Resort added new trails, new lifts, and more advanced terrain, and night skiing and snowboarding on 100% of the Mountain. Nordic Valley Ski Resort has a few things that have stood the test of time, starting with the signature day lodge that was once a barn on the original ranch, and the fact that there are no crowds, great customer service, and incredible views and I mean incredible, of the surrounding Eden country-side. You will be glad you made an effort to spend some time here as Nordic Valley Ski Resort could be characterized as a place where everyone is welcome!

On the Slopes

  • Event though Nordic Valley Ski Resort could be considered a smaller resort based on the amount of skiable area, it has some very interesting terrain that is naturally divided to allow all levels of skiers and snowboarders to have an enjoyable day on the slopes. If you ride the Apollo chairlift to the top, you will not only have access to the breathtaking scenery below, but from here you can ski or ride the Falling Star advanced trail from top to bottom. Also from the Apollo lift, you can enjoy the beginner and intermediate terrain of Gold Rush and Old Barn Run from the summit to the base area.
  • You’ll also find a Terrain Park filled with rails, boxes, rollers and kickers that is accessible from either the Crockett and Bridger Lifts. Nordic Valley Ski Resort is also known as Utah’s best resort for Night Skiing so make sure to visit and ski under the stars.
  • The Ski Academy at Nordic Valley Ski Resort is home to a dedicated team of ski and snowboard instructors whose goal is to help you increase your skills on the slopes. There are many programs and lessons available ranging from After School Programs, School Group, Private and Group lessons, plus full-day Children’s lessons and group learning.

Off the Slopes

  • The day lodge features an extensive rental shop, small retail shop, ticket office, cafeteria serving hot, delicious meals at The Grill where friends and family can enjoy pizza, burgers, fries and of course hot chocolate to keep you warm on a cold winter day.
  • There are no mountain lodging options available at Nordic Valley, but only a short distance away in Eden there are several options or you can stay in Ogden, which is approximately 45 minutes by where you can find hotels, motels, B&B’s and now Airbnb’s. Use the Helpful Links Section Below for more assistance.
  • In Eden, you will find a selection of locally owned restaurants such as Eats of Eden where you will find lots of comfort food and home cooking. In Ogden, restaurants range from café’s and pubs to well-known chains. There’s also a good selection of shopping in both areas ranging from local favorites to well-known big box stores in Ogden.
  • At Nordic Valley and the surrounding area, you’ll find activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on the groomed trails of the golf course for those looking for a great cardio workout. There is also the popular Snow Tubing area at Nordic Valley Ski Resort operated by Wasatch Parc call 801-931-7880 where thrills and fun are the main focus of this curved tubing course.
  • Even if you don’t have a vehicle, it is pretty easy to get to Nordic Valley Ski Resort. The Utah Transit Authority offers convenient service to Eden, and from the final stop, just call the ski area as they offer Dial-A-Ride service 801-745-3511 and they will pick you up and take you back to the bus stop at the end of the day.

At Escape2ski you’ll find out – What to know…before the snow.

On the Slopes

Off the Slopes

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Mountain Information

Current Status: Open

Mountain Essentials

Vertical Drop:
965 ft / 294 m

Base Elevation:
5365 ft / 1635 m

Summit Elevation:
6330 ft / 1929 m

Skiable Area:
140 acres

Average Snowfall:
300 in / 762 cm

Trail Map

Snow Report

Weather Conditions

Mountain Terrain

Total Trails: 23

Beginner: 8 (35%)

Intermediate: 10 (45%)

Advanced: 5 (20%)

Expert: 0 (0%)

Terrain Parks: 1

Snow Cross: No

Super Pipe: No

Half / Mini Pipe: No

Jib Park: Yes

Services

Ski & Snowboard School: Both

Rentals & Repairs: Yes

Parking:  Free

Retail Shops: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Children’s Ski Programs: Yes

Women's Ski Programs: Yes

Adaptive Ski Programs: Yes

Childcare: No

Day Lodges: Yes

Restaurants: Yes

Distance from...

Nearest Airport:
Salt Lake City UT, 57mi / 92km

Nearest Major City:
Ogden UT, 17mi / 28km

Nearest Town/City:
Eden UT, 5mi / 8km

Contact Info

Central Reservations: N/A

Direct Phone: 801-745-3511

Snow Phone: 801-745-3511

Mountain Operations

Season Dates: Dec 14 to Mar 18

Skiing & Snowboarding: Both

Days Operating: Everyday

Operating Hours:
Mon to Fri 11:00am to 8:00pm ; Sat 9:00am to 9:00pm ; Sun 9:00am to 4:00pm ; See website for any updates.

Night Skiing: Select Nights

Lift Ticket Prices

Webcams

Lift Information

Total Lifts: 4

Trams: 0

Gondolas: 0

Chondolas: 0

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Express Six: 0

Express Quads: 0

Express Triples: 0

Quads: 0

Triples: 1

Doubles: 2

Surface Lifts: 1

Lodging

Mountainside: No

Within 30mi / 48km: Yes

Closest Airport(s)

Airport Convenience Ranking™

Salt Lake City Intl Airport  (SLC)
Distance: 57 mi / 92 km
Ranking: Most Convenient

Helpful Links

Ski Resort Website

Nearby Lodging

Tourism Site

Local Transit Service

Local Transit Map

Ogden Lodging