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Utah Ski Resorts Official Websites

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Whether it's your 1st Utah Ski Vacation or you visit every year, we will continue to provide the planning tools to help make your Utah winter vacation a seamless and unforgettable experience.

Utah Ski Resorts

Utah Ski Resorts Official Websites

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 ( Vail Resorts has linked Park City Mountain Resort with The Canyons Resort creating the largest resort in the United States with 7,300 acres of skiable terrain ) 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 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

The Little Cottonwood Canyon has two ski resorts, Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort (30 miles from the airport) and Alta Ski Resort (32 miles.)

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

Brighton Ski Resort
Brighton is all about the big three: snow, terrain, and value! The mountain averages 500 inches of snow a winter. The snow is traditionally light, fluffy and dry making it a paradise for riders and skiers. Brighton is located directly in the path of winter storms and it is also at the very top of Big Cottonwood Canyon so it gets the very best of the "greatest snow on earth," and lots of it. 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 & ride free
  • Famous for its Ski and Snowboard School.
  • Brighton Ski Resort'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

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
  • 77 named 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.
Park City Mountain Resort official website

Deer Valley Resort
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 Ski Resort is 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.

Woodward Resort - Utah's Newest Resort
Woodward Park City has a fully integrated campus made up of a state-of-the-art action sports hub and more than 60 acres of action sports and mountain parks that encourages intuitive growth and safe progression. Woodward Park City has lift-accessed snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking as well as indoor and outdoor facilities for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, parkour and cheer. Woodward Park City also offers tubing serviced by two surface lifts with the longest lanes in Utah. For passionate action sports athletes of all ages and abilities to play and train everyday,

Open 365 days and nights all year, the new Woodward facility brings a world-class, year-round action sports resort to one of the greatest outdoor regions in the world.
Woodward Resort - Official Website

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

Utah's Wasatch Mountains with base elevations of say, 8500 feet above sea level for Alta, some people have altitude symptoms such as headache; usually symptoms are mild and go away in a few days.

Northern Utah Resorts

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

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

Snowbasin Resort
Just a simple 40 minute drive from Salt Lake City and 50 minute drive from Park City!
official website

Nordic Valley Ski Resort
official website

Cherry Peak Resort
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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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Lofty Peaks Snowmobile Rentals & Tours
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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
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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 $15.00 Off Coupon

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Welcome to Ski Salt Lake's Vacation Planner for 2020

Utah's Wasatch Mountains are home to 7 world-class ski resorts less than an hour drive from the Salt Lake International Airport.

An abundance of beautiful sunny days, various terrains to suit everyone's needs, and quick access up the canyons, makes Skiing Salt Lake City a must this year. Take the leap, love the journey, Ski Salt Lake!

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