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09/29/20
Lodging Questions

Is it ski in/ski out?

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We are asked multiple times if our properties are ski in ski out or if a property is located at Alta or Snowbird. If you have been to Alta and Snowbird before, you will know that this is not a simple explanation. 1. Alta and Snowbird are connected with the bases about a mile apart. Alta is located up-canyon from Snowbird. 2. You can ski back and forth between the...

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09/25/20
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Private Homes to Resorts?

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How do I get from the Peruvian Acres private homes to Alta and Snowbird? The Peruvian Acres private homes are located very close to where the Bypass Road rejoins the State Highway 210 (the main road), below the Alta Peruvian Lodge. The Nicholson Chalet, the Black Bear Chalet and the Fort House are on the upper side of these neighborhoods and The Cabin and The Manley Cabin are on the...

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09/21/20
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Alta Chalets COVID Update

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COVID 19 UPDATES To stay up to date with what is happening with COVID-19 in the area, please visit Salt Lake County’s website.   In addition, you can also visit the Alta Ski Area COVID page and the Snowbird Ski Area COVID page. Alta Chalets takes the safety of our staff and guests seriously.  We are continuing to monitor the latest health and safety recommendations and make adjustments as necessary and/or...

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09/21/20
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History of the Alta Photohaus

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A frequently asked question at Alta is “Who took that famous photo of the late Alf Engen jumping over the road, with Mount Superior in the background?” The answer…Tom Plofchan, who has played an important part of Alta’s storied history since the late 1950s. Tom is the owner/proprietor of the Photohaus, across the road from the Alta Lodge and next to the Shallow-Shaft restaurant. He built the building in the...

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09/21/20
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Should I hire a private chef?

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The last thing you want to be doing while on vacation is grocery shopping, meal planning, and cleaning up the kitchen. You should be out enjoying long days of powder turns at Alta and Snowbird, and come home to cold cocktails and a steamy hot tub. It can be difficult to coordinate restaurant reservations for a large group and ensure that everyone is happy. Let Alta Chalets take care of...

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09/21/20
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Powder Ridge to the Resort Areas?

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How do I get from the Powder Ridge to Alta? The Powder Ridge properties are the only true Alta ski in/ski out condominiums. From the Powder Ridge driveway, you can ski across a very short cat track to access the Wildcat/Collins base area (please see Aerial Overview video at the bottom – look for “Wildcat Access” on the video – it isn’t marked at the resort area). At the end...

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11/16/17
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Superior Point to Resort Areas?

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How do I get from the Superior Point Condominiums to Alta and Snowbird? Superior Point Condominiums are located just above the Wasatch Powderbird Heliport right along the Bypass Road, above the Cliff Lodge and Snowbird Center. The Bypass Road starts at Snowbird Entry Four and follows the curve of the mountain on up to Alta. Although technically located in the Town of Alta, these condominiums are physically closer to Snowbird....

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