Event Venue and Lodging
Grow’s Data Driven Summit 2018 will be hosted at the Cliff Lodge at Snowbird, one of North America’s most iconic ski lodges located within the majesty of Little Cottonwood Canyon. With breathtaking views, impeccable service, and easy access to outdoor recreation, the Summit experience will be unforgettable.
Book your room at the Cliff Lodge at Snowbird to stay close to the action and make the most of your time at Summit.
Snowbird is 45 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Transportation from the airport can be easily arranged via taxi, bus, car rental, or rideshare.
The Alta Shuttle offers private or shared shuttles between the SLC International Airport and Little Cottonwood Canyon. When you have your flight information, you can book your shuttle reservation online. Prices are as follows:
- $160: Private one-way shuttle for 1-4 people ($38/each additional adult).
- $38: Shared one-way shuttle.
Reservations are needed to guarantee services and prices. Driver gratuity is not included.
Click here to book a shuttle reservation, or call 1-866-274-0225.
Things To Do
Little Cottonwood Canyon is a beautiful natural playground that’s home to both Snowbird and Alta ski resorts. While snow is unlikely in early October for powder-seekers, the area offers activities year-round, with even more options available in the nearby Salt Lake City area.
Here are a few of our recommendations:
The Cliff Spa at Snowbird
The Cliff Spa at Snowbird features a newly-renovated rooftop pool and hot tub, as well as the sauna, eucalyptus steam room, fitness and yoga facilities, and a variety of luxurious treatments and services. Spa facility access is included with your lodging reservation if you book at the Cliff Lodge using Grow’s preferred rate. More info here.
Little Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Drive
Take the seven-mile scenic byway to explore the beauty of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Along with beautiful wilderness areas, stunning granite cliffs, and mountain wildlife, you’ll also experience the peak of changing fall foliage. Estimated round trip is one-hour. Directions here.
Arriving early to Summit? Voted one of America’s 10 Best Oktoberfests, Snowbird’s popular event runs every Saturday and Sunday from August to October, and includes activities, food, and (of course) brews. More info here.
Snowbird offers several mountain biking trails that are best suited to intermediate and expert riders. Downhill-only trails are accessible from the top of Hidden Peak.* Bike rentals are available at Snowbird Sports. More info here, and here.
Snowbird Hiking: Many hiking trails are accessible on the Snowbird resort property. Big elevation climbs not your style? Hike down from Hidden Peak after taking the Aerial Tram.* More info here.
Cecret Lake Trail: This beautiful 1.7 mile out-and-back hiking trail is good for all skill levels and features a lake and 459 feet of elevation gain. More info here.
*Get one free tram ticket (a $20 value) if you book at the Cliff Lodge using Grow’s preferred rate.
The Aerie The Cliff Lodge $$$$
Modern-American gastropub cuisine focused on local, seasonal, and organic ingredients. Gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian options. View menu.
The Forklift Snowbird Center $$
Contemporary American comfort food. Gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian options. View menu.
The Lodge Bistro The Lodge at Snowbird $$$
French-American cuisine. Gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian options. View menu.
Tram Car Pizza Snowbird Center $
Quick pizza, salads, and sandwiches, available eat-in or take-out. View menu.
Steak Pit Snowbird Center $$$$
Prime steaks, fresh seafood, and an extensive wine list. View menu.
Porcupine Pub & Grill 3698 Fort Union Blvd. Cottonwood Heights, UT $$–$$$
American pub-style cuisine. Gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options. 18 min. from Snowbird. View menu.
Lone Star Taqueria 2265 E Fort Union Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT $
Mexican and Southwest fare. 22 min. from Snowbird. View menu.
Itto Sushi 856 E Fort Union Blvd, Midvale, UT $$–$$$
Mexican and Southwest fare. 26 min. from Snowbird. View menu.
Franck’s Restaurant 6263 S Holladay Blvd, Holladay, UT $$–$$$
Award-winning French-influenced dining. Gluten free and vegetarian options. 22 min from Snowbird. View menu.