Alta Ski Area
Alta Ski Area multi day lift ticket discounts are now available with advance purchase and save up to 26% . Alta Ski Area is located in the Wasatch Mountains and easily accessible to Salt Lake City. Known as one of the oldest ski areas in the United States and for the phenomenal quality of its snow. If you’re looking for powder plan to visit Alta. The snowfall is often more than 500 inches a year. Alta Ski Area one of the only ski areas in the United States that doesn’t allow snowboarders. Alta Ski Area has 2,200 skiable acres of terrain served by seven chairlifts.
The ski area was originally a silver mining hotbed turned ghost town. The slopes of Alta Ski Area were hand-selected by the famous Norwegian skier, Alf Engen. Alf was hired by the Forest Service to determine the area’s potential as a winter sports site.
The Forest Service saw the deep snow and inviting slopes as a way to create jobs. There was also the revegetating of the barren Wasatch Mountains.
Vertical – 2538 Ft
COVID 19 Policies for Winter 20.21 – Given the current Coronavirus we continue to update policies and procedure’s based on guidelines to ensure your safety.
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