Type » High-speed quad
Vertical rise » 2,572 feet
Number of runs » 10 with names
Difficulty » Mixture of advanced and intermediate
Why try it » Great skiing below and access to Mineral Basin through the "Bass Hole"
The ride » Easy to reach, right off the Snowbird Center’s back plaza, this relatively new chairlift quickly takes riders to the base of the ridge between Hidden Peak and Mount Baldy. A quick right turn and you’re off to explore the many inviting runs in Peruvian Gulch. A quick left and you’re on the conveyor belt that carries riders through a tunnel that empties into Mineral Basin in American Fork Canyon.
Runs to try
Chip’s Run » A gentle cruiser you can take top to bottom, it gets steeper at the bottom — unless you elect to jump off earlier and take a black-diamond run down.
Phone 3 Shot » With nice steepness and a fall line that dips left to right, it’s well suited to flowing giant slalom turns.
Anderson’s Hill » Much like the Lower Saddle at Alta, this open hillside invites skiers and boarders to pick their favored line down a delightfully steep slope.
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