Arizona Snowbowl is located on the western slope of Mount Humphreys, the tallest point in the state. Humphreys is the most recognizable point on the San Francisco Peaks, which are north of Flagstaff. “The Peaks,” as they are often known, are what remains of an eroded, dormant stratovolcano that was formed between 500,000 and 1,000,000 years ago.
Here are some statistics about Snowbowl:
- Base elevation: 9,200 feet
- Summit elevation: 11,500 feet
- Vertical drop: 2,300 feet
- Skiable acres: 777
- Runs: 40 (37% beginner, 42% intermediate, 21% advanced); longest is 2 miles
- Chair lifts: 8 (six aerial and two surface conveyors)
- Average season: mid-November to mid-April
- Average snowfall: 260 inches
The lifts operate 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily including all major holidays. Rentals, Guest Services and Ticket Windows open at 8:30 a.m on weekdays and 8:00 a.m. on weekends and holidays.