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Utah's 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 six (6) 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.

  • 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 10 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


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.
official website


The Canyons Ski Resort Is Now A Part of Park City Mountain Resort
A few years ago, 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
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



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.
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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.
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Nordic Valley Ski Resort
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Cherry Peak Ski Resort!
Cherry Creek is located 15 miles from Logan and will offer many options including night skiing.
Cherry Peak 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.
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