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Alta Ski Resort

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Address: State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
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+1 801-359-1078
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

Alta turns 70 next winter. Alta's place in the ski world is unique, its...

Alta turns 70 next winter. Alta's place in the ski world is unique, its history storied. Alta's culture blends this past with the future as it presents, along with Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, America's first lift-served interconnect. Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are synonymous. Alta's wide variety of terrain, breathtaking alpine scenery and superb snow conditions combine to create a unique setting. Alta continues to offer a ski-only experience.

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Hard to Find Better Skiing

I visit Alta nearly 30 days a year from the Delaware. It is very hard to find better snow conditions and terrain.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Mountain View, California
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Rustler and skied Alta January 3-6 (Tuesday-Friday). This being immediately after the holidays, no one was there. Even better, it snowed like crazy every day -- several feet while we were out. One day it was snowing so hard I didn't see anyone else on the the Sugarloaf lift, and I could still see my own... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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378 reviews
299 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't intend to ski there but just to satisfy our curiosity to get to the end of 190 highway along Big Cottonwood canyon. It didn't take a lot of time. But when we got there we found blues sky, white snow and a lot of skiers even in April! Enjoyed walking around, stopped at the cafe and souvenir shop!

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Alta nearly 30 days a year from the Delaware. It is very hard to find better snow conditions and terrain.

Thank wsargent61
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the many places to go during the winter. Personally I would prefer going to the canyons or Brighton..but if you're in the area it's not a bad spot.

Thank Whitney T
Yonkers, New York
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place. Best snow in the world, great trails, not crowded awesome scenery. Demo skis are the way to go - switch out and try new things all day long.

Thank jrpard0
Bettendorf, Iowa
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Alta is amazing, tons of terrain for everyone, well run, great skier etiquette, plenty of bowls and if the snow is good, hike up to Catherine's Pass -- stunning views, challenging terrain, beautiful fluffy pillowy powder goodness

Thank esfesq
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I have skied here for many years and not much has changed. This area offers the most challenging skiing available in the little cottonwood area. Not much in the way of frills and no big gondolas or large chair lifts. Lots of black and double black to choose from. Good intermediate skiing also and a small designated area for green... More 

Thank Glen S
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful ski runs in a picturesque setting. Was very happy with how we were outfitted with brand new Head and Tyrolia rental gear. Rental prices quite reasonable.

Thank KevinC265K
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is not for the mild at heart. There are some easy ways down but this is place where excellent skiers can be challenged. It is beautiful many faceted terrain usually with reliable snow. I would come back again -- definitely.

Thank SwiftSwiftcorwin
Westerly, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My friend loves Alta, so she strongly recommend us to go to Alta for Spring Break. We were not disappointed! We went there on the last week of March. Not only Alta has a big base of snow, it had fresh snow three times during the week we went. My wife is a beginner, Alta has the best green trail... More 

Thank Jason L

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