Frequently Asked Questions

Before you arrive…

Synthetic/wool base layer, waterproof snow pants, a warm, wind-breaking coat, gloves, goggles, and warm socks. Sunscreen and chapstick should be used throughout the day. All of the aforementioned items will help you stay warm and are mandatory if taking a lesson.
Yes. Many first-timers think that because it’s cold outside, the risk of sunburn goes away. However, you are actually exposed to twice as much sunlight when out on the slopes.
Yes! Making advance reservations will save you both time and money! Reservations also ensure your spot in tubing and lessons, and are REQUIRED during Peak Periods.
With prior authorization, RV parking may be permitted on the third tier of the Navajo Lodge parking lot. Do not obstruct any driveways or parking areas. There are no electrical, sewer or water hookups. Parking RV’s in the Giant Steps Lodge parking lot or on the lower levels of the Navajo Lodge parking lot is prohibited.
Yes! Our Winter Sports School offers many different lessons to meet your ability level. You’ll be a more confident skier/rider after taking a lesson; it’s the best way to make the most of your ski vacation.
No. Brian Head Resort does not offer daycare. If they meet the age requirements, try putting the kiddos in a ski or snowboard lesson!

While you’re here…

No. Only traditional skis and snowboards are allowed on the slopes. Ski Bikes, Ski Blades, Snow Skates, etc. are prohibited on our slopes.
We do not have a medical clinic. The closest medical clinic is located in Parowan. Ski Patrol will respond to any incidents on-scene, and transfer care to ambulatory services if necessary.
There are several areas around Brian Head Town, as well as nearby Cedar Breaks National Monument and up Cedar Canyon highway 14 that are excellent for cross country skiing/snowshoeing. Brian Head Resort does not offer cross country ski or snowshoe rentals, but rentals can be found in the Town at Georg’s Ski Shop and Brian Head Sports.

Know the roads…

SR-148 Cedar Breaks from Highway 14 to Highway 143 closes during the winter months. Brian Head Resort has no control over this closure. Please use I-15 and take Exit 75 (Parowan) for the fastest and easiest route to Brian Head Resort. Road closures can happen at any time due to weather. See more details at
Yes, depending on the weather and road conditions. Contact UDOT at 866-511-8824 for updated road conditions. We always recommend you have chains in the event of wet/slippery road conditions. It is better to have chains and not need them than be stuck without chains during a snowstorm.