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Salt Lake City Ski Resorts, Lift Tickets, Ski Rentals
Salt Lake City is home to a little bit of everything. Whether you're a first time visitor or a local, our goal is to make your visit more enjoyable by providing updated information.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Park City Ski Resorts - 35 minutes from Salt Lake City
Two 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
America's Largest Single Ski And Snowboard Resort, located in the heart of Park City, Utah, only a 35 minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City is home to over 7,300 skiable acres with a good mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain. During Summer 2015, the Resort undertook the largest resort improvement project in the history of American skiing, one that linked it with neighbor Canyons Resort to create the United States' largest ski area. Park City bustles with activities year round with two distinct base areas, nine hotels, thrilling family adventures, and more than two dozen restaurants.
Park City is the largest ski area in the United States. With over 7,300 acres, 300+ trails, 38 lifts, seven terrain parks, 14 bowls, six natural half pipes, one super pipe and one mini pipe, plus many diverse ski-in/ski-out and village adjacent lodging properties, Park City is an easily accessible, world-class mountain destination located in an authentic & historic western town.
The Canyons Ski Resort Is Now A Part of Park City Mountain Resort
During Summer 2015, the Resort undertook the largest resort improvement project in the history of American skiing, one that linked it with neighbor Park City Mountain Resort to create the United States' largest ski area.
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.
23 miles from Provo, Utah, 57 miles southeast of Salt Lake City.
Northern Utah Resorts
27 miles east of Logan Utah, 107 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport.
19 miles northeast of Ogden, Utah, 55 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport.
33 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport in Huntsville, UT.
Nordic Valley Ski Resort
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.
Eagle Point Resort
Located in Beaver Utah, 3 1/2 hours south of Salt Lake City. 3 1/2 hours north of Las Vegas.
Discount Lift Tickets to All of Utah's Ski Resorts.
Where To Rent Skis, Snowboards & Winter Gear.
Lofty Peaks Snowmobile Rentals & Tours
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.
Free 10% Off Coupon
Lofty Peaks Official Website
Snowmobile Adventures at Thousand Peaks
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!
Free $15.00 Off Coupon
Thousand Peaks Official Website
Park City Grocery Delivery - The Grocery Girls 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.
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