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Alta, A Piece of Heaven
December 29, 2017 Alta, A Piece of Heaven What brought you to Alta? I love to travel and spent the earlier part of my life wandering around the United States. Along the way I found myself living in Tennessee and decided I preferred the mountain states. I literally pointed to a map and decided Salt Lake City would be a great place to…
4 Reasons Alta is a Great Place for a Family Ski Vacation
December 27, 2017 4 Reasons Alta is a Great Place for a Family Ski Vacation There’s magic in the name Alta. The Spanish word simply means “high,” an apt description for Utah’s first lift-served ski resort. Alta Ski Area boasts 2,200 feet of vertical elevation gain from the old silver mining town at its base to the top of Supreme lift below the lofty ridgelines of Devil’s Castle and Mount…
Alta’s New Year’s Eve Annual Torchlight Parade
Alta’s New Year’s Eve Annual Torchlight Parade Join Alta Ski Area On New Year’s Eve for the Annual Torchlight Parade, Fireworks and Bonfire Celebrate Alta’s 80th Anniversary and the Coming of the New Year New this season: There will not be torches for participants. Please bring your own headlights or flashlights. Creative light options are welcome! $10 entry fee for all skiers. Tickets…

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