It was the Storm of the Decade.

Yes, you read that correctly, Alta experienced more fluffy, lovely, white buttery snowfall over the last few days then we’ve seen in a really long time. How much? How about over 60-inches! It’s the kind of snowfall you dream about during the summer or cry about if you’re stuck in your cubicle reading about it.

Photographer Rocko Menzyk

It’s already been a remarkable year at Alta. Already we had over 331-inches of snow fall on the mountain. That’s a 27-foot base and it’s not stopping yet. Little Cottonwood Canyon is expecting additional flurries over the next week adding to this historic fall. Expect a good foot of snow to fall Saturday night setting the stage for an epic day of powder for Sunday.


All of this meteorological action is setting up the perfect second half of the season. Imagine what you and your pals can experience floating on the greatest snow on Earth. The lifts are open and ready for you to make memories that will last a lifetime. For the most up-to-date information about lifts and conditions, check out the Alta Snow Report.


And with conditions this perfect, you’ll want to be first on the mountain. Why not make it an overnighter and beat the crowds? Don’t waste a second finding the best deal on a hotel room at Alta. Visit Discover Alta and find the best room at the very best rate. From chalets to hotels to renting a condo, if you can dream it, you can rent it.


Skiers from around the world know Alta is home to the very best (and biggest) snow on the planet. Discover the Alta difference for yourself. Don’t miss the excitement, adventure and fresh powder runs at Alta. For more information, check out the official Alta website.




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