Salt Lake City - Ski Resorts in Park City
Park City Mountain Resort.
Grab your snow gear and head to the 3,330-acre Park City Mountain
Resort, a top-rated ski and snowboard-friendly winter adventure
destination. Enjoy the thrills of 13 well-groomed signature runs
and breathtaking views of the Wasatch Mountains. The Park City
Mountain Resort also features some of the best terrain parks in the
area from freerider rails and fun boxes to a lighted jib park and
the Eagle Superpipe, a premier venue featured in the 2002 Olympic
Winter Games. Snow adventure seekers can also go ice skating,
tubing or snowmobiling at Gorgoza Park. www.parkcitymountain.com.
Discover a 1,200-acre snowy mountain retreat just 14 miles up Big
Cottonwood Canyon in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains. During the
winter season, the Solitude Resort is blanketed with up to 500
inches of fresh powder each year, making it a snow lover's delight.
Ski and snowboarders will enjoy the convenience of eight ski lifts
and 64 runs as well as a diverse terrain complete with gladed tree
runs, steep chutes and gently cruising boulevards. Beginners can
advance their skills at the Solitude Snowsports Academy. After the
lifts close, warm yourself by the fire at Solitude's charming
European-styled ski village.
Twenty-five miles east of metropolitan Salt Lake City, at the top
of Little Cottonwood Canyon, lies stunning alpine scenery and
refreshing mountain air. Alta is one of Utah's oldest ski resorts
and one of the nation's premier ski-only mountains. Alta offers
plenty of skiable runs, fresh powder and a diverse terrain ideal
for beginner and intermediate skiers. www.alta.com. [Top]
& Summer Resort.
Visitors will find a
premier winter alpine destination at the top of Little Cottonwood
Canyon, just one mile from Alta Resort. The Snowbird Ski &
Summer Resort offers 882 lodging rooms, a deluxe spa and year-round
recreation activities. Ski and snowboarders will appreciate
Snowbird's 2,500-acres of skiable terrain including 89 perfectly
powdered runs, snow trails for all skill levels, and a fantastic
Snowbird Terrain Park. Lifts include one tram, four quads
and six doubles. In 2002, Snowbird introduced a "dual-resort
ticket" giving skiers easy access to the neighboring Alta Resort.
The Brighton Resort is Salt Lake City's top pick for those seeking
an affordable ski or snowboarding vacation. Enjoy amazing five-star
runs, seven state-of-the-art ski lifts and freshly powdered snow
atop Big Cottonwood Canyon. Explore Brighton's chutes, cliffs, half
pipes, and plenty of well-groomed runs in addition to four
outstanding terrain parks that are reinvented each season. For your
skiing and snowboarding pleasure, Brighton also offers night skiing
which features 22 runs on 200-acres of well-lit terrain.