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Happy Birthday, Alta!
January 17, 2013 Happy Birthday, Alta!

It was so nice to have clear skies on the night of Tuesday, Jan. 15 2013 for the 75th birthday celebrations in honor of Alta Ski Area’s 75th opening!

Alta skiers from near and far joined around the bonfire to sing “Happy Birthday” as the Alta Ski Patrol skied down the legendary ski run, Alf’s High Rustler, with torches blazing and fireworks erupted overhead.

Reason # 272: We like it here, we like it here…
December 17, 2012 Reason # 272: We like it here, we like it here…

 

Sooo…it snows here in Alta a lot, right? I like snow. You like snow. I am here. You are…where?

I woke up this morning outside of Denver, CO. It was green, brown and pleasantly sunny. When I landed in SLC, hopped in my car and took the top half of picture below it was 2:00PM. I was so happy to see the Wasatch Range lit up by fresh snow and sunshine, but I have to admit that it took me a half of a second to remember the magic of Alta: just because the sun is shining here at the airport…

Enter to Win a FREE Ski Vacation in Alta, Utah!
December 8, 2012 Enter to Win a FREE Ski Vacation in Alta, Utah!

Since 1938, Alta has been the perfect place to ski. Have you tried it? Want to ski and stay in Alta for FREE? Ok! 

The 2012-13 season is already off to a great start. The coverage has been great, and we have already had a few sneaky powder days that came in true Alta style- under the radar! We think that this season is a can’t miss, so enter our sweepstakes for your chance to win one of three great prize packages, and we will see you on the slopes soon!

Thanksgiving in Alta
November 21, 2012 Thanksgiving in Alta

Since Alta is so close to Salt Lake City (only 30 minutes from downtown), we see quite a few local families skiing together on Thanksgiving Day in Alta, and it just warms our hearts! What would make Thanksgiving even better? Being able to not worry about the meal at all. Come on up to Alta, and make it a new family tradition!