A Skiers’ Mountain-Alta and pure, unspoiled skiing are truly synonymous. Respected for its classic powder skiing, challenging terrain and spectacular views, don’t forget that Alta also offers great beginner and intermediate skiing. Remember Alta when planning a ski vacation that will provide a unique setting for unforgettable experiences with family, friends and the mountain itself.
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Alta Ski Area celebrates 70 years of skiing this season. On October 19, 1938, the Forest Service issued the initial permit to construct a lift at Alta to the Salt Lake Winter Sports Association. Alta officially opened as a ski area in December 1938. Throughout the years, Alta’s philosophy has been to offer a quality skiing experience for a fair price. The focus is on skiing, earning Alta accolades as a “purist’s mountain.” It is one of the three remaining areas in the United States to be a skiers’ only mountain. Snowboarding is not allowed.
Alta, along with Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, proudly celebrate eight years of offering America’s first lift-served interconnect. Come and enjoy the excitement of the AltaSnowbird experience. With the AltaSnowbird ‘one ticket’. skiers have access to 4,700 acres. AltaSnowbird was voted the #1 resort in the U.S. by Skiing Magazine for five years running.
Alta is dedicated to sustainable environmental practices - learning from the past, being guided by best-management practices now, and leading with innovation and research in the future. More information is available on alta.com.