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Don't miss the latest happenings out of Alta Ski Area, including new lifts, terrain expansions, weather, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Alta Ski Area news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see coverage from the entire ski season.
2.16 Snow Before You Go: 3 Storms, 3 Feet - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.16 Snow Before You Go: 3 Storms, 3 Feet

A storm trifecta delivers the goods to parts of the West this weekend.

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2.9 Snow Before You Go: Single Storm to Bring Double Digit Powder - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.9 Snow Before You Go: Single Storm to Bring Double Digit Powder

One final storm system over the next five days will bless the West with more double digit powder!

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Displaying 141 - 155 of 159 Articles

  • Freeskier Dies In Wolverine Cirque

    Grab your hankies, this one's a tearjerker. Full Article

    28th January 2008

  • Utah Winter Games Launches Race Series

    The Utah Winter Games Friends & Family Race Series kicks off its 22nd season this month. Full Article

    31st December 2007

  • Burton Offers Reward For 'Poaching'

    Snowboarding giant Burton is trying to raise some ruckus by challenging boarders to bust the borders between riding and skiing. Photo Courtesy of The Canyons Full Article

    18th December 2007

  • Major Storm Has Passed

    Wasatch Front mountains were hammered by a major storm system Dec.7-9. (Photo of Alta Dec. 11, 2007 by TAB) Full Article

    11th December 2007

  • Bring On The Snow- Manmade Or Otherwise

    The recent dry spell has put Alta on hold with its opening date of Nov. 15. Full Article

    6th November 2007

  • Snowboarders Are Enjoying Alta

    Alta is a boarder's playground. (First day turns at Alta by Brad Carroll) Full Article

    23rd October 2007

  • Alta Ditches The Hole Punchers

    Alta, Utah's chucking the hole puncher and going to a hands-free ticketing system. Full Article

    2nd October 2007

  • Getting Fit In Utah

    The inaugural season for the Utah Winter Games WinterFit program was a huge success. The purpose of WinterFit is to get people off the couch and doing something active during the long winter months, when the average American gains four pounds. Nearly 280 people participated this winter, with 70 of them dropping over four pounds each in the Weight Loss category. Over 200 joined the Minutes of Activity competition, averaging over 57 hours of total physical activity per person for a total of over 12-thousand hours. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • More Big Snow In Utah and Colorado

    Back-to-back snowstorms have been pounding Utah and Colorado. Ski Utah sends word that resorts are offering fantastic, powdery conditions and 100-inch base depths, with one to two more feet on the way this week. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Alta Goes Green

    Alta is signing up for wind power at the resort, promising to purchase 900,000 kilowatt-hours (kwh) for the next 12- month period. It will offset over 23 percent of Alta's energy consumption. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Ski Utah Hits the Road

    Hit the Utah slopes for your skiing and riding pleasure! That's the message the Utah Office of Tourism is continuing to promote with its new "Life Elevated" logo. Truck trailers are featuring a snowy skiing scene on the side, and traveling around Utah and surrounding states to promote the state's snowy attractions. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Ski Plates For Utah

    Utah could soon be getting new license plates to display the state's skiing industry. Craig Johnson with the Utah chapter of the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association came up with the idea. "It shows the larger, energetic skier along with the mountain background which is appealing and represents the state well." Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Free Time at Alta

    Alta offers some free time on the slopes every day, on the Sunnyside lift. It's called Ski Free After 3, which means you can take some turns off the Sunnyside lift from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. That's where you'll find the long, gentle slopes of Albion Basin, which is perfect for beginners and kids learning to ski. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Helper, Utah: a True West Hit

    If you're looking for a day excursion from your ski vacation in Utah, you might think of checking out the town of Helper. It's a cute little place, recently named by True West Magazine as the #1 True Western Town in its January/February 2007 issue. The closest resorts are Sundance, Snowbird and Alta. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Big Snow in Utah

    Utah resorts are happy to have some powder days as the latest storm brought plenty of snow to most areas. Alta had over a foot of snow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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