Snowbird Ski & Sport Swap

Snowbird, Utah—The 27th Annual Snowbird Ski & Sport Swap begins Friday, Oct. 6, and continues through Sunday, Oct. 8, on Level 2 of the Snowbird Center.

The Snowbird Ski & Sport Swap provides an opportunity to pick up or sell used and new equipment at reduced prices while raising money for the Snowbird Sports Education Foundation.

The swap, located in the Cottonwood, Rendezvous and Alpine rooms of the Snowbird Center, is open noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 per person or $5 per family Friday. Saturday and Sunday admission is free. Equipment check-in begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

The swap features new and used snowboards, skis, boots, poles, accessories, clothing, climbing equipment, mountain bikes and much more at significantly reduced prices.

Twenty percent of all sales are donated to the Snowbird Sports Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the athletic training and development of Utah children and young adults.

This weekend is the last weekend of the 34th Annual Snowbird Oktoberfest with Alp Horns on Hidden Peak, live music, authentic food and fun for the kids. The final days of the festival are this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7 and 8. Oktoberfest hours are noon to 6 p.m. and admission is free.

Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort averages 500 inches of “The Greatest Snow on Earth and offers 2,500 acres of terrain and Utah’s longest ski and snowboard season, scheduled to begin Saturday, Nov. 18. Construction of the Peruvian Gulch tunnel and high-speed quad chairlift is on schedule to open for the ski season. Lift towers were installed Monday, Sept. 11, top and bottom terminals are nearly finished and the tunnel portals and concrete floor are complete.

For more information on the Ski & Sport Swap call (801) 943-4889. For media information contact Laura Schaffer at (801) 933-2047 or lschaffer@snowbird.com.