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Skiing at Alta / Snowbird

Alta Ski Area and Snowbird Resort are known for world class skiing with epic snow. Consistently ranked the #1 ski resort in North America by both Outside Magazine as well as Skiing Magazine, Alta, Utah delivers over 500 inches of snowfall annually, and features 2,200 skiable acres. There are over 116 runs to choose from, with 25% beginner terrain, 40% intermediate and 35% advanced. Snowbird Resort also features over 500 inches of fluffy snow each year, along with 2,500 skiable acres of terrain on 85 runs. Beginners enjoy the beautiful snow on a wide variety of terrain that is perfect for the person learning to ski. For the intermediate to experts there is something for everyone, long groomed runs or fun off piste options. 

Alta and Snowbird are year-round Utah resort destinations, with an abundance of loding, activities, and events for the whole family. Feel free to browse our Area Information pages as you start planning your Alta Snowbird vacation!

Alta Ski Area
Nestled in the heart of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta is a skier's paradise, with world-class powder and unbeatable terrain. Alta is one of the oldest ski areas in the US and has maintained its historic mountain spirit since opening in 1939.
Snowbird Skiing
Snowbird allows both skiers and snowboarders, making it an ideal choice for families and groups with both. Enjoy more than 2,500 acres of ski terrain for all ability levels, along with the excitement of après ski restaurants, festivals and entertainment.