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Alta Ski Resort

State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
+1 801-359-1078
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Classic western ski spot

We skied one day at Alta end of March during a week staying at Snowbird. Conditions were near... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Linda S
,
Brooklyn, New York
They don't call it the greatest snow on earth for nothing!

The snow, the friendly staff, Goldminer's Daughter lodge, the courteous skiers, New Year's Eve... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Headedwestboy
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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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 good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great snow” (41 reviews)
“off piste” (8 reviews)
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State Highway 210, Alta, UT 84092
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+1 801-359-1078
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"ski resort"
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We skied one day at Alta end of March during a week staying at Snowbird. Conditions were near white out but we still had a great day. Alta is pure and simple with a classic laid back no nonsense vibe. There is no attitude or...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The snow, the friendly staff, Goldminer's Daughter lodge, the courteous skiers, New Year's Eve torch lights, the great ski food....I can't say enough about Alta. We've been there in the spring with 400-500 inches of snow and in December with over 100 inches. The mountain...More

Thank Headedwestboy
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is it, the ultimate ski paradise. Nothing else but skiing, with other people who love to ski, and the snow is usually fantastic. Best of all for those of us from the East Coast, where else can you go that is a direct flight,...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Ski two resorts in the same day! The connector between Alta and Snowbird is the best ideas. Alta has the perfect terrain for our intermediate cruising needs.

Thank Benigno G
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

They manage the hill well. From opening bowls with fresh snow to grooming as appropriate, they did it all well. No waits in line makes it an enjoyable stay.

Thank islandhoppers
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I'm a skier and love this skier's mountain. Lots of groomed terrain and enough untouched to challenge this east coast skier. LOVE ALTA!

Thank RI-Sailor-Skier
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Very easy to get to from the Sandy area and we had a great time skiing there. Food is typical Resort side burgers and soups (nothing special) but since Sandy UT is only about 12 miles away and had great fare or at least a...More

Thank OurTravelsGA
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Great ski resort. Less expensive than nearby Park city and Snowbird. Everything was more affordable including lift tix, lockers, food etc. The terrain was excellent, highly recommend it.

Thank jerseydiver
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Most consistent powder, total snowfall and outstanding terrain in the US. Meet repeat visitors from all over the world on the lifts. Everyone seems to be a returning skier. We have been Alta faithful for over 20 years and it never disappoints. Tons of off...More

Thank buckyfish
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

I've been skiing at Alta for years and it's my favorite place. I love the local feel. This was the first time our family utilized the ski school and it was a very chaotic start to the day. I stayed a bit longer than normal...More

Thank dieselnator
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aztraveler02
28 March 2018|
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Response from Neesers24 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we took the ski bus in from the city the 2 days we were there. We stored our stuff for the day in Goldminers. There are racks and lockers, not sure about ski storage.
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Momof3travelers
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
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