Ski Utah

Alta Ski Area

Alta Ski Area celebrates 70 years of skiing this upcoming season. On October 19, 1938, the Forest Service issued the initial permit to construct a lift at Alta to the Salt Lake Winter Sports Association. The first official day of skiing was January 15, 1939.

Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are indeed synonymous. 2007/2008 proved to be Alta's 3rd snowiest year in its 28 year recording history with 702", solidifying Alta's consistent top ranking of best snow quality in North America. Alta's wide variety of terrain, breathtaking alpine scenery and superb snow conditions combine to create a unique setting for unforgettable outdoor experiences with family, friends and the mountain itself.

Just arrived? Warm up with Ski Free After 3! Offered from 3 - 4:30 pm on the Sunnyside Lift. No blackout dates.

Once you've spent a day skiing at Alta, you may reload your skiing on-line at alta.com.



http://www.alta.com/
snow report
02/06/2009
mid-mtn
avg
96
snow
last 24
1
snow
last 48
1
runs
open
116/116
lifts
open
7/7
mtn cam VIEW
 
 
resort details
 

A Skiers’ Mountain-Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are truly synonymous. Respected for its classic powder skiing, challenging terrain and spectacular views, don’t forget that Alta also offers great beginner and intermediate skiing. Remember Alta when planning a ski vacation that will provide a unique setting for unforgettable experiences with family, friends and the mountain itself.

Alta Ski Area celebrates 70 years of skiing this season. On October 19, 1938, the Forest Service issued the initial permit to construct a lift at Alta to the Salt Lake Winter Sports Association. Alta officially opened as a ski area in December 1938. Throughout the years, Alta’s philosophy has been to offer a quality skiing experience for a fair price. The focus is on skiing, earning Alta accolades as a “purist’s mountain.” It is one of the three remaining areas in the United States to be a skiers’ only mountain. Snowboarding is not allowed.

Alta, along with Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, proudly celebrate eight years of offering America’s first lift-served interconnect. Come and enjoy the excitement of the AltaSnowbird experience. With the AltaSnowbird ‘one ticket’. skiers have access to 4,700 acres. AltaSnowbird was voted the #1 resort in the U.S. by Skiing Magazine for five years running.

Alta is dedicated to sustainable environmental practices - learning from the past, being guided by best-management practices now, and leading with innovation and research in the future. More information is available on alta.com.

Contact Info
P.O. Box 8007 Alta, UT 84092
Reservations: 1-888-STAYALTA
General Information: 801-359-1078
 
 
mountain information
 
Mountain Stats
Average Annual Snowfall
547
Vertical Drop
2,020
Base Elevation
8,530
Top Elevation
10,550
Skiable Acres
2,200
% Beginner Terrain
25
% Intermediate Terrain
40
% Advanced Terrain
35
Miles to Major Airport
32
Number of Runs
115
Lifts
High-Speed Quad
2
High-Speed Triple
1
Triple
1
Double
3
Surface Tow
3
Tickets
Full Day - Adult
64.00
Full Day - Adult Card Reload
59.00
Half Day, Afternoon
54.00
Half Day, Afternoon Card Reload
49.00
Full Day - Beginner Lifts
32.00
Full Day - Beginner Lifts Card Reload
27.00
Alta/Snowbird Ticket
90.00
Alta/Snowbird Ticket Card Reload
85.00
Children - 12 and under
32.00
Children - 12 and under Card Reload
27.00
Senior Citizen 80+
0.00
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Alta Lodge
Alta's premier lodge! Ski in/ski out, renowned cuisine & personal service.
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Alta's Rustler Lodge
Alta’s finest accommodations and amenities distinguish the Rustler from the rest. Ski-in/ski-out to all of Alta and Snowbird's lift facilites, the Rustler, while elegant, is congenial and relaxed, the way we feel a ski lodge should be. Celebrating over 60 years of Excellence...since 1947!
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Ski-N-See Ski Rentals
Leader in quality ski, board and DEMO rentals. Locations in Park City, Deer Valley, and Salt Lake City: 9 convienent locations Save 20% with reservations. DISCOUNT LIFT TICKETS. Gear from K2, VOLKL, Burton, Rossi, Head & Salomon. Highest level of customer service. "Let our Prostaff pamper you."
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Advantage Accommodations
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Alta Snowpine Lodge
Classical ski vacations since 1938. Enjoy the rustic atmosphere and charm of Alta’s oldest and smallest lodge.
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Alta Vacation Homes
These three private luxurious rental homes are located at the base of Westward Ho! Imagine skiing Utah with only a short walk or a free shuttle ride t...
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ARCS - A Ski N See Shop
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Canyon Services
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Canyon Sports Ltd
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Ramada Limited Salt Lake City
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Ski-N-See Ski Rentals
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Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau
Super skiing. Completely normal in Salt Lake. Four world class resorts, each sporting at least 500 inches of the Greatest Snow on Earth™-all w...
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Super 8 Salt Lake City - Midvale
The Property features 65 Rooms. Super Start Breakfast. Wireless Hi Speed Internet. 24 Hour Hot Tub. Quiet Rural Setting. Multiple Restaurants With In ...
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Utah Vacation Homes
For Park City and Salt Lake, we have the best ski homes, townhomes, and condos.
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Wasatch Front Ski Accommodations
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