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News from Alta Ski Area

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.

Who Has the Deepest Snowpack in the US? ©Kirkwood Resort Facebook Page

Who Has the Deepest Snowpack in the US?

From rockfalls and record-breaking winds in Colorado to Northern California getting absolutely DUMPED on, Thanksgiv...
Something Luxe, Something New: Explore Utah’s Winter Ski Lodging ©Courtesy of Eagle Point

Something Luxe, Something New: Explore Utah’s Winter Ski Lodging

The primary reason for a ski vacation is the skiing, but it’s also the ability to get away from your daily routine ...

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  • Endless Utah Ski Options for Families: Four Itineraries to Get You Started ©Jeremiah Watt

    Endless Utah Ski Options for Families: Four Itineraries to Get You Started

    With the seemingly endless opportunities for families to create their own Utah ski vacation, starting at the beginning may be intimidating, but it’s almost impossible to go wrong. Consider four different home-base options in the state, and then choose your perfect trip from there.

    20th November 2019

  • SkiMums: Energizing and Empowering Women in Utah ©Scott Markewitz

    SkiMums: Energizing and Empowering Women in Utah

    In Utah, the mountains are towering, but so are its women. It could be the landscape — breathtaking and foreboding — or the culture — pioneering and collaborative. However, something about this place infuses women here with the desire to just do more, and when they gather on the ski runs on Wednesday mornings, a network of active outdoor women called SkiMums are ignited by their surroundings, energized by their community, and empowered to do just about anything.

    20th November 2019

  • Max Out Your Multi-Pass: Choose Utah as your Gateway for Getting the Biggest Bang for your Skiing Buck ©Jay Dash

    Max Out Your Multi-Pass: Choose Utah as your Gateway for Getting the Biggest Bang for your Skiing Buck

    You just bought a ski season multi-pass. Congratulations! Maybe you’re still comparing them. Regardless, you’ll discover that using Utah as your gateway, you can squeeze maximum value and variety out of your multi-pass and ski The Greatest Snow on Earth® at some of the best resorts on the planet.

    14th November 2019

  • Planning Your Big Snow Trip to Utah ©Adam Clark

    Planning Your Big Snow Trip to Utah

    The hardest thing about a ski trip is planning the $*!#ing ski trip … unless you’re going to Utah. With its accessibility and affordability, skiing Big Snow in Utah is not only a great option but often the most affordable, luxurious, entertaining and, yes, even relaxing. You see, The Greatest Snow on Earth isn’t just for tourists; locals live, work and ski here, too (and often ski before work). Read their best tips and deals to help make planning your next Big Snow ski trip the easiest.

    14th November 2019

  • Big Snow, Gotta Go: Tips for Finding the Best Snow in Utah ©Adam Clark

    Big Snow, Gotta Go: Tips for Finding the Best Snow in Utah

    Every winter, magazines and social media show skiers slicing through billowy, chest-deep snow. They’re probably in Utah, where favorable terrain and easy access to over a dozen resorts make it possible for locals and guests to find their own powder paradise regardless of time or budget. Even better, you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy The Greatest Snow on Earth. Just go! Here’s how.

    14th November 2019

  • 10 U.S. Airports with Easy Ski Resort Access ©Cody Haskell

    10 U.S. Airports with Easy Ski Resort Access

    The best ski resort airports to fly into that offer easy access to world class skiing destinations with direct flights, serviced by major airlines.

    24th September 2019

  • Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass ©Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Skiing Company

    Buyer's Guide to the Ikon Pass

    Which Ikon Pass makes sense for you? Check out the 2019/2020 season ski pass prices for the Ikon Pass options here.

    25th April 2019

  • 2019/2020 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products ©Liam Doran

    2019/2020 Early Bird Season Pass Prices: Multi-Region Pass Products

    2019/2020 season pass prices for multi-region ski passes.

    25th April 2019

  • Powder Prevails with Double-Digit Storm & More on the Way ©Carl Frey/Winter Park Resort

    Powder Prevails with Double-Digit Storm & More on the Way

    The snowstorm that's rocking Utah, Colorado and other parts of the west right now isn't just "good for spring." With double-digit totals approaching 2 feet in 24 hours for certain ski resorts, it's just good. Period.

    10th April 2019

  • 1-2 Foot Snow Totals by Tuesday: 4.11 Snow B4U Go ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

    1-2 Foot Snow Totals by Tuesday: 4.11 Snow B4U Go

    The West is the place to be to take advantage of this snow for the next four to five days.

    10th April 2019

  • Head High for Heavy Snow: 4.4 Snow B4U Go ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

    Head High for Heavy Snow: 4.4 Snow B4U Go

    Two to three storm systems will ride a strong jet stream into the West. Snow levels will rise as warmer Spring temps take over.

    3rd April 2019

  • March's North American Snowfall Summary ©Casey Day, Loveland Ski Area

    March's North American Snowfall Summary

    Find out which ski resorts claimed the deepest 24-hour, 7-day and 31-day snow throughout March.

    2nd April 2019

  • Large Storm System for West & East: 3.28 Snow B4U Go ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

    Large Storm System for West & East: 3.28 Snow B4U Go

    One large storm system dominates the next five days. It starts out West then rolls East. Behind it the jet stream (storm track) shifts north into the Pacific Northwest.

    27th March 2019

  • Nor’easter & Double Dose Snowstorms to Ring in Spring: 3.21 Snow B4U Go ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

    Nor’easter & Double Dose Snowstorms to Ring in Spring: 3.21 Snow B4U Go

    One big storm system hits the Intermountain West then the pattern goes quiet. That big storm then rolls into the Northeast taking a northern track leaving the ski resorts with mostly rain.

    20th March 2019

  • Who Got the Most Snow This Week? ©Liam Doran, Arapahoe Basin

    Who Got the Most Snow This Week?

    Dial in your weekend skiing and see which ski resorts got the most snow over the last seven days: 3/9-3/15.

    15th March 2019

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