Make Alta your next destination for a ski holiday. This world renowned Skier only Resort near Salt Lake City, Utah, offers deep powder, a variety of terrain, spectacular alpine scenery and great beginner and intermediate terrain.


From gentle rolling slopes, wide open bowls, steep narrow chutes, powder skiing and tree runs, moguls, and groomers you’ll find terrain for everyone.

  • Skiers only resort
  • Huge variety of terrain
  • Deep deep powder skiing
  • Groomed runs off every lift
  • Great Nordic track

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,216 Metres
Base Elevation 2,600 Metres
Vertical Drop 617 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,200 Acres
Lifts 11 lifts
Runs 116
Ave Annual Snowfall 1,400 cms
Terrain Beginner 25%
Terrain Intermediate 40%
Terrain Advanced 35%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

Other Activities

At Alta there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

Cross Country & Nordic Skiing

Classic or skate skiing is available on the 5km groomed track. The Alta Ski Shop offers classic, skate, telemark and snowshoe rentals. Lessons are available at the Alf Engen Ski School.

Snowcat Skiing

Custom tours and scenic rides are available by Snowcat, allowing skiers to access back country areas not otherwise accessible. The specially adapted snowcat with heated cabin can get you to the top of Grizzly Gulch at an elevation of 10,500 feet quickly and in comfort. Your playground will then be 375 acres of incredible bowl skiing, dropping to an elevation of 9,000 feet.

Getting There

Getting to Alta

Altaa is located in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains.

Fly into Salt Lake City International Airport located approximately a 45 minute drive from Alta.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Alta has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.