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Alta Ski Resort

State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
+1 801-359-1078
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Alta turns 70 next winter. Alta's place in the ski world is unique, its history storied. Alta's culture blends this past with the future as it presents, along with Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, America's first lift-served interconnect. Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are synonymous. Alta's wide variety of terrain, breathtaking alpine scenery and superb snow conditions combine to create a unique setting. Alta continues to offer a ski-only experience.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great snow” (41 reviews)
“off piste” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
+1 801-359-1078
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Follow the road all the way up, onto the dirt road till you hit the campgrounds at the end. Beautiful views and wildflowers. Peaceful and quiet. Wildlife viewing.

Thank pbnc63
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Most Incredible Wildflower fields that I've ever seen! If you have the time, the Albion Basin Campground is amazing and I loved the hike to Cecret Lake! Check out @mematsenphotography for more photos! Amazing!

Thank maureen m
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Skiers only! Alta always makes the list for one of the top ski resorts in the US. That's because it is one of the best. The pucker factor can be very high if you choose to hike and drop into an insanely steep and narrow...More

Thank 1466martin
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Alta is for skiers and delivers amazing powder. The resort has terrain for all levels and always delivers on powder days. Little Cottonwood canyon can get crazy on a powder day so leave by 7am and head down by 3pm to beat the traffic.

Thank papasn0w
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Nothing for disabled in the massive parking lots which are an eyesore. However, the library there let me use their computer. Sandy, UT refused me.

Thank Gerardus S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This brunch was top of the line with so many great food choices. Great service and music also. So worth the ride there.

Thank teachergr8
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Unequaled snow conditions close to a major airport. What could be better? Don't fly into Denver and drive for hours, fly into SLC and drive 45 minutes. Not much night life, and no snowboards, Alta is for skiers!

Thank worldtraveler84103
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stayed at the Rustler and skied Alta January 3-6 (Tuesday-Friday). This being immediately after the holidays, no one was there. Even better, it snowed like crazy every day -- several feet while we were out. One day it was snowing so hard I didn't...More

Thank skidisk
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We didn't intend to ski there but just to satisfy our curiosity to get to the end of 190 highway along Big Cottonwood canyon. It didn't take a lot of time. But when we got there we found blues sky, white snow and a lot...More

Thank onova2014
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I visit Alta nearly 30 days a year from the Delaware. It is very hard to find better snow conditions and terrain.

Thank wsargent61
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Nearby Restaurants
Shallow Shaft Restaurant
82 reviews
.06 km away
Alta's Rustler Lodge Dining Room
37 reviews
.29 km away
Alta Lodge Restaurant
20 reviews
.07 km away
Albion Grill
21 reviews
1.37 km away
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8 November 2017|
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Response from worldtraveler84103 | Reviewed this property |
There are five lodges in Alta, but one is closed this winter for remodeling. The four, in increasing order of luxury (from cozy but basic with some rooms with bath down the hall to full on deluxe): Goldminer’s Daughter... More
24 October 2017|
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Response from wsargent61 | Reviewed this property |
The Collins and Sugarloaf lifts have safety bars as already noted. The Supreme lift is new and in all likelihood has safety bars. Off of Collins alone there is some of the best skiing in the world. You should have a fabulous... More