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See a Moose in Alta
July 20, 2017 See a Moose in Alta While Alta’s fantastic wildflowers often get prime billing when it comes to our summer attractions, many repeat visitors to Little Cottonwood Canyon consider seeing a real, live moose to be an annual bucket-list item. Much like human beings, moose are drawn to the upper elevations of the Wasatch Mountains during the summer season, where temperatures…
2017-2018 Alta Season Passes
July 17, 2017 2017-2018 Alta Season Passes Alta season passes are now on sale for the 2017-2018 ski season. When the snow flies make sure you’re ready to hit the slopes with your Alta season pass. For 80 years Alta has been offering incredible terrain and the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” It may be hard to think about the ski season in…
2017 Wasatch Wildflower Festival
July 13, 2017 2017 Wasatch Wildflower Festival Help us celebrate the breathtaking wildflowers at the Wasatch Wildflower Festival. The Wasatch Wildflower Festival is a four-day event, taking place over two weekends, at four different ski resorts. Alta’s day is Saturday, July 29th. The Wasatch Wildflower Festival has guided walks, live music and kids art. All guided walks are family-friendly and free of…
Summer Stewardship and Environmental Education in Alta
June 29, 2017 Summer Stewardship and Environmental Education in Alta Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer, learn about Alta’s spectacular mountain environment, or just spend a few hours outdoors meeting new people? Alta’s community organizations have you covered! Throughout the summer of 2017, a network of local organizations is hosting a full calendar of volunteer stewardship and environmental education events in and around Alta….
Summer Recreation in Alta
June 15, 2017 Summer Recreation in Alta After an incredible winter season in Alta, we are ready for summer recreation. With warmer temperatures and clear skies, Alta offers summer activities for everyone. Whether you’re looking for leisurely hikes, epic climbing routes or mountain biking trails, Alta is your go to outdoor recreation spot. Alta’s steep rocky faces, which provide great skiing in…
Summer Lodging in Alta
May 31, 2017 Summer Lodging in Alta As of late May, Alta is slowly emerging from beneath one of our deepest winter snowpacks in many years. At lower elevations, summer feels much closer, and many of us are already planning our weekends and vacations several months in advance. Little Cottonwood Canyon is a perfect destination for a getaway from the heat of…
Book Your Summer Adventure with Utah Mountain Adventures
May 26, 2017 Book Your Summer Adventure with Utah Mountain Adventures Based in the Wasatch Range near Salt Lake City and Park City since 1993, Utah Mountain Adventures is a premier year-round guide service in Utah guiding in backcountry skiing, split-snowboarding, rock climbing, ice climbing, avalanche instruction, summer and winter mountaineering, trekking (hiking & snowshoeing) and canyoneering skills. Utah Mountain Adventures (UMA) has camps, clinics, private…