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Utah Ski Resorts: Here's A Little Background

You've heard and read about us for years, we are right next to Colorado, and offer the best powder in the world along with terrific options for your complete winter family vacation. With 7 different mountain resorts all less than 40 miles from our Salt Lake International Airport, you can visit all 7 during one weeks time. Profiles of our resorts and links to their official websites are listed below.

Utah's ski and snowboarding resorts have been supplying the ultimate winter vacation destination since the world visited during the 2002 Olympics.

Top features of winter vacations in Utah include:
  • "The Greatest Snow on Earth": Utah's slopes are known for dry, light "powder"
  • Airport to Slope Time: Families can fly into our airport and can drive less than 40 minutes to the slopes
  • Variety: Our seven Utah ski resorts offer very different experiences. Also, two are "ski-only", No Boarders, - a treat for skiers.
  • Affordability: Families can stay in affordable Salt Lake City and ski or board at a different resort each day.

Utah Ski Resorts - Close to Salt Lake City

Alta Ski Resort
Readers of Ski and Skiing Magazines consistently rank Alta at the top in the U.S. for powder, snow quality, terrain and value. Alta and Snowbird are often ranked together. This season Forbes ranked Alta/Snowbird the #2 Resort in the US, and the major criteria for the ranking was "Awesomeness!" Located just 40 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport, Alta is one of the most accessible ski areas in North America. This year They celebrate 75 years of skiing.

  • A locals favorite; no boarders, skiers only!
  • Top-rated in snow quality for its dry light snow averaging 560 inches (1,422 cm)
  • Skiable Acres: 2,200 acres (890 hectares)
  • 116 Runs, Terrain - 25% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 35% Advanced
  • Old style ski lodge
  • Ski into neighboring Snowbird (with the right pass)
  • Alta's official website

Snowbird Ski Resort
Snowbird is located in the heart of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Little Cottonwood Canyon, one mile down canyon from Alta. Snowbird has an uphill capacity of 17,400 skiers and snowboarders per hour. The various lifts are: One Aerial Tram, 10 chairlifts including six high-speed detachable quads and four doubles (most with arm and leg rests) and one conveyer lift.

  • Averages approximately 500 inches of low-density, "dry" Utah powder annually
  • 85 Runs, 2,500 acres, Terrain - 27% beginner, 38% intermediate, 35% advanced/expert
  • The 125-person Aerial Tram covers 2,900 vertical feet in approximately eight minutes
  • Four slopeside lodges
  • Cliff Spa and Massage
  • Snowbird's official website

Brighton Ski Resort
Terrain is Brighton's trump card - and 100% of the terrain can be accessed by high speed quad. Perhaps it is the only mountain where friends or families can ride together on the same lift and then peel off onto different trails - beginner, intermediate, or expert - and all meet at the bottom to ride the lift together again.

  • 66 runs, 1050 skiable acres, Averages appx 500 inches of "dry" Utah powder annually
  • Offers a combined Solitude - Brighton ski pass
  • Night Skiing, the most night skiing terrain in Utah with 22 runs on over 200 lighted acres
  • Terrain parks
  • Child, Family Friendly Terrain
  • Kids 7 and under ski free
  • Famous for its Ski and Snowboard School.
  • Brighton's official website

Solitude Ski Resort
"Refined by Nature", Solitude Mountain Resort is located a short 40-minute drive from the Salt Lake International Airport. Solitude is one of Utah's most intimate and inviting winter resorts. Solitude also offers a Nordic Center with nearly 20 kilometers of trails set for both classic and skating styles of Nordic skiing. And don't forget Honeycomb Canyon, it has some of the most awe inspiring, lift-served terrain in the country.

  • Averages appx 500 inches of "dry" Utah powder annually
  • 65 runs, 3 Bowls, 1200 skiable acres, Terrain - 20% beginner, 50% intermediate, 30% advanced
  • Ski & Snowboard School offers lessons for both children and adults
  • Afternoon or evening ice skating in the heart of Solitude's charming, European-style village
  • European-style village has restaurants, grocery store, clubhouse with heated outdoor pool and whirlpools
  • Solitude's official website

Park City Ski Resorts - 35 minutes from Salt Lake City

Three more resorts are accessed by taking Interstate 80 east from Salt Lake City approximatly 35 miles to Park City, an old mining town from 1800's. Historic buildings combined with the luxuries you would expect from a world class destination. Enjoy quality dining, quaint shops and a vibrant nightlife 365 days a year.

Park City Mountain Resort
Celebrating their 50th anniversary, Park City Mountain Resort, located in the heart of Park City, Utah, is one of the most accessible mountain resorts in North America, just a 35-minutes drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. The Resort is a year-round vacation destination offering skiing and snowboarding in the winter and hiking and mountain biking in the summer, with over 3,300 acres of unspoiled varied terrain.

  • The "Town Lift" is actually in the historic part of town
  • 114 Trails, 3,300 acres, Terrain - 17% Easier, 52% More Difficult, 31% Most Difficult
  • 1 Superpipe, 1 Minipipe, 3 Terrain Parks
  • Night Skiing
  • Kids Signature Programs, featuring class sizes of five students or fewer-and more personal attention
  • Non-skiing options include the Alpine Coaster toboggan slide and Gorgoza Park tubing
  • Park City Mountain Resort official website

Deer Valley
Deer Valley Resort is also consistently ranked #1 in the individual areas of dining, guest service and mountain grooming. Deer Valley is more than a winter resort, it's an experience. Since opening in 1981, Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah has become known for its revolutionary approach to ski area service. Committed to providing a level of care rarely found at a ski resort; delivering classic, consistent, and quality service both on and off the mountain. Skiing in Park City at Deer Valley is an event the whole family will remember.

  • Skiable Acreage: 2,026 acres / 820 h, Averages appx 300 inches of snow annually
  • 99 Designated Trails: 7 bowls. 15% beginner, 50% intermediate, 35% advanced/expert.
  • 101 runs, 21 lifts: 12 high speed quads, 1 regular quad, 5 triple, 2 double and 1 gondola
  • Known for outstanding top-of-the-line services
  • Ski School offers lessons for both children and adults
  • Historic Main Street is a 15 minute walk or three minute drive from Snow Park, Deer Valley Resort's base
  • First Tracks pre-arranged, private early lift access and guided skiing from 8 - 9 a.m. First Tracks is a groomed-run skiing tour
  • Children's Center provides supervision and activities for non-skiing children ages 2 months to 12 years
  • No Boarders, skiers only!
  • Deer Valley's official website

The Canyons
As Utah's largest ski and snowboard resort, the Canyons Resort is located just 4 miles from historic Main Street, and is the closest Park City ski resort to the Salt Lake City International airport. Boasting five lodging properties, including the Waldorf Astoria, award-winning restaurants, and thrilling non-ski activities. Over 100 bars and restaurants are just minutes away as well as all the other activities you should expect from a world class four season resort town. The century-old mining town of Park City will capture you-as it did the rest of the world during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.

  • 182 trails, 4700 skiable acres, 9 peaks, 5 bowls, 6 natural halfpipes, 3 terrain Parks
  • Terrain: 10% Beginner, 44% Intermediate, 46% Expert
  • Only 4 miles from Park City's historic Main Street
  • More than 15 dining venues and two state-of-the-art spas
  • Child care facility for ages six weeks to six years
  • Ski & Snowboard School is a coaching program that focuses on the individual's strengths and builds on them to show immediate results.
  • The Canyons official website

Sundance Resort
23 miles from Provo, Utah, 57 miles southeast of Salt Lake City.
official website

Northern Utah Resorts

Beaver Mountain
27 miles east of Logan Utah, 107 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport.
official website

Powder Mountain
19 miles northeast of Ogden, Utah, 55 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport.
official website

Snowbasin Resort
33 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport in Huntsville, UT.
official website

Nordic Valley Ski Resort
official website

Cherry Creek Is Utah's Newest Ski Resort!
Cherry Creek is located 15 miles from Logan and will offer many options including night skiing.
Cherry Creek Ski Resort - Official Website

Southern Utah Resorts

Brian Head Resort
4 hours ( 245 miles ) south of Salt Lake City. 3 hours north of Las Vegas.
official website

Eagle Point Resort
Located in Beaver Utah, 3 1/2 hours south of Salt Lake City. 3 1/2 hours north of Las Vegas.
official website

Discount Lift Tickets to All of Utah's Ski Resorts.

Where To Rent Skis, Snowboards & Winter Gear.

Lofty Peaks Snowmobile Rentals & Tours
Park City Utah Snowmobile Rentals
Lofty Peaks Snowmobile Rentals & Tours. 2 Locations, above Park City & at Snowbird. Utah's Oldest, Largest and Still the Best! New snowmobiles, groomed trails and great meadows to play in. Longest season - November till the first of May.
Lofty Peaks Snowmobile Rentals & Tours Official Website
Free 10% Off Coupon

Snowmobile Adventures at Thousand Peaks
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Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor. - Utah's Largest Private Ranch ( 60,000 acres ) with Highest tours (11,000') and Most snow (30') - "Snowmobile of the Year" Ski-doos, easiest to ride...only we've got them! Unbeatable Adventure!
Snowmobile Adventures at Thousand Peaks Official Website
Free 10% Off Coupon

Park City Grocery Delivery - The Grocery Girls Delivery Service
Park City Grocery Delivery Service
When skiing in Utah don't forget to order your groceries. Lines in the grocery store can be brutal after skiing. Let The Grocery Girls take care of it for you. We will contact your lodging provider and have your food, snacks, and beverages stocked before you arrive.
Visit The Grocery Girls Website

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