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Feel Like a Local at Alta Java
February 6, 2017 Feel Like a Local at Alta Java Alta, Utah is a tight knit community full of local character, and nowhere is that more apparent then the window of Alta Java. Just steps from the Sunnyside lift and Albion parking lot, Alta Java is a mountain staple where locals mingle, baristas give out Alta insider advice and you may overhear trail openings from…
Get to Know Longtime Alta Skiers and Alta’s Rustler Lodge Guests Amy & Carl Jones
January 26, 2017 Get to Know Longtime Alta Skiers and Alta’s Rustler Lodge Guests Amy & Carl Jones Chris: Where you guys from, and what are your backgrounds? Amy: We’re from a little town on the Monterrey Peninsula of California called Pacific Grove. I was a teacher before I retired. I taught elementary school when we first visited Alta, eventually became an elementary school principal… Carl: …I was an engineer when I first…
Shallow Shaft Wine Dinners
January 19, 2017 Shallow Shaft Wine Dinners The Shallow Shaft Restaurant is pleased to continue it’s successful history of offering Little Cottonwood Canyon’s skiers, riders, and wine lovers premiere wine tasting events. Winner in 2011 and 2015 of Salt Lake Magazine’s Dining Awards “Best Wine List,” The Shallow Shaft Restaurant prides itself on presenting some of the world’s best wine makers to the…
Powderbird – Sharing a Passion for the Mountains
January 12, 2017 Powderbird – Sharing a Passion for the Mountains For more than 40 years, Powderbird has been guiding adventurers through a backcountry playground larger than all of Utah’s ski resorts combined. Powderbird provides exclusive heli-skiing adventures and off piste skill instruction for those wanting a truly unique skiing experience in one of the world’s great skiing mountain ranges. During their four decades of operation…
Get to Know Longtime Alta Skier and Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge Guest Yuri Samov
December 29, 2016 Get to Know Longtime Alta Skier and Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge Guest Yuri Samov This month we were lucky to sit down with Goldminer’s Daughter guest Yuri Somov. Yuri has skied all over the world and he chooses to spend dozens of days every ski season in Alta. Yuri passionately articulates the appeal of the Alta experience, and we suspect many of our devoted skiers appreciate Alta in a…
Alta’s Midday Meals
December 6, 2016 Alta’s Midday Meals A long day on the hill requires a stop for lunch to refuel for the afternoon, or reward yourself after hitting the slopes hard all morning and enjoy a leisurely lunch. There are several spots in Alta to eat lunch. From a quick stop at a coffee shop for a bite to eat to a…
Book A Stay at Goldminer’s Today!
November 29, 2016 Book A Stay at Goldminer’s Today! Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge has continued to improve the lodge this off-season. Chef Tyler Hayes has joined Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge this season. Chef Hayes plans to enhance Goldminer’s dining experience with modern, fresh flavors that all appetites will enjoy as well as a new take on old classics. Goldminer’s has also decided to ditch the bottle! They…