Salt Lake City Skiing
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One of the most well-known resorts, is the second oldest ski area in the United States. Noted for some of the best and most consistent snow conditions in the world, Alta often logs more than 500 inches of snow in a season.
- Snow Report: (801)572-3939
- Office: (801)742-3333
- Ski Lifts: (801)742-3333
- Ski School: (801)742-2600
- Lodging: (801)942-0404
- Day Care: (801)742-3042
Great snow, value and numerous new features await skiers at Brighton. Two high-speed quadruple, three double-and two triple-chair lifts whisk skiers and snowboarders to more vertical terrain than ever. For those buffs who enjoy skiing at night too, Brighton offers more night skiing than any of the Western ski areas. During the last several years, 300 acres of new terrain has been added, bringing the total acreage at Brighton to 850.
- (800) 873-5512
- Ski Reports: (801)943-8309
With 3,240 vertical feet and the finest powder stretching more than three miles, it's no wonder Snowbird is beloved by skiers around the world. Snowbird is just some 25 miles from the Salt Lake Airport. The resort's 125-passenger tram climbs to an 11,000-foot altitude in 10 minutes, ensuring skiers of intermediate and expert ability a phenomenal experience. Beginners can find plenty of terrain suited to their tastes within Snowbird's 2,200 acres. There are ten restaurants and bars at Snowbird, ready to fulfill any need. Snowbird this year introduces the Baby Thunder Chair Lift which will expand the beginner and intermediate terrain.
- Toll Free US & Canada 1-800-453-3000
- FAX (801) 742-3300
- For Snow Report Only: (801) 742-2222
Solitude's overnight accommodations, a ski school with a snowpark for children and snow making capabilities will ensure excellent skiing all season. A perennial favorite of Utah skiers, Solitude is known as a friendly, family oriented resort offering some of the country's best skiing. Solitude's ski terrain offers more than 1,200 acres, 63 named runs and 3 bowls, plus 400 acres of off-site skiing in pristine Honeycomb Canyon.
- Information & Reservations: 800-748-4ski (4754) / 801-649-8400
- Fax: 801-649-5276
- Snow Report: 801-536-5777
- Ski School: 801-536-5730
Rated by Ski Magazine as "America's Best Resort," Deer Valley is unsurpassed in the grooming of its runs. The resort is served by 13 lifts, including two high-speed detachable quadruple-chair lifts, nine triple-chair and two double-chair lifts. Deer Valley is located in the historic town of Park City, only 35 minutes southeast of Salt Lake City.
- Reservations: 1-800-424-DEER
- Group Bookings: 1-800-424-DEER
- General Information: (801) 649-1000
- Snow Report: (801) 649-2000
Home of the U.S. Ski Team, Park City offers 89 trails and 2,200 acres of skiable terrain. As one of Utah's largest ski area both in terms of skiable acreage and lift capacity, Park City Ski Area offers a variety of terrain that suits every ability level and skier need. This expansive resort is served by three quadruple-chair, six triple-chair and four double-chair lifts and one of America's longest four-passenger gondolas with a combined uphill capacity of 23,000 skiers per hour.
- Fax 801-647-5374
- Ski School Reservations 1-800-227-2SKI
- Snow Reporting 801-647-5335 Air Inclusive Ski Package Reservations
- Park City Ski Holidays
- Toll Free 800-222-PARK
- In Utah 801-649-0493
- Fax 801-649-0532
The operative word for The Canyons is "new." New ownership terrain and image will delight Canyons skiers. Short lift lines, casual atmosphere, a top-notch ski school headed by former Olympian Holly Flanders and low ticket prices make The Canyons a desirable Utah destination. Also known as Utah's snowboarding headquarters, The Canyons offers five halfpipes, miles of challenging off-trail snowboarding and an excellent snowboard school. The Canyons is a short 28-mile drive from downtown Salt Lake.
- Toll Free 800-754-1636 / 801-649-5400
- Fax 801-649-7374
Renowned actor Robert Redford created Sundance in 1969, envisioning a community where the arts, environment and recreation would flourish. Located on the slopes of 12,000-foot Mount Timpanogos, there is a variety of terrain for all skiers, from great bowl skiing to long, groomed runs. Sundance is located 51 miles from Salt Lake.
- Toll Free: 1-800-892-1600
- Lodging & General: (801)225-4107
- Ski Information: (801)225-4100
Nestled high in the spectacular mountains of Utah's snow country are found over 4,000 acres of the finest skiing anywhere. Located 55 miles north of Salt Lake International Airport. Powder Mountain offers over 1,600 acres of packed and powdered runs serviced by chair lifts, over 1,200 acres of powder and tree skiing serviced by snow cat and over 1,200 acres of backcountry powder skiing with shuttle service.
- (801) 745-3772
- (801) 745-3771
Home of the U.S. National Downhill Championships and the chosen site of downhill competition for the 2002 Winter Olympics, Snowbasin offers nonstop skiing with terrain to suit everyone's taste. Four triple-chair lifts and one double-chair lift serve 39 runs and 1,800 acres of powder and immaculately groomed runs. All lifts are open to snowboarders.
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