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Alta is expecting to open for the 2014-15 season on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

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Alta Ski Area

Remember Alta when planning a ski vacation that will provide a unique setting for unforgettable experiences with family, friends and the mountain itself.
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The Forest Service issued the initial permit to construct a lift at Alta to the Salt Lake Winter Sports Association. Alta officially opened as a ski area in the winter of 1938-39. Throughout the years, Alta’s philosophy has been to offer a quality skiing experience for a fair price. The focus is on skiing, earning Alta accolades as a “purist’s mountain.” It is one of the three remaining areas in the United States to be a skier’s-only mountain. Snowboarding is not allowed. Ski Magazine's Reader Resort Survey ranked Alta #1 for Overall Satisfaction. Alta, along with Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, proudly celebrate 10 years of offering America’s first lift-served interconnect. Come and enjoy the excitement of the AltaSnowbird experience. With the AltaSnowbird “one ticket,” skiers have access to 4700 acres. AltaSnowbird was voted the #1 resort in the U.S. by Skiing magazine for five years running.

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Highway 210, Little Cottonwood
Alta, UT 84092
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Contact Us

(801) 359-1078 Main
(801) 572-3939 Snow
(888) 782-9258 Reservations
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Anticipated Dates
2014 Anticipated Opening Date
November 21, 2014
2015 Anticipated Closing Date
April 19, 2015
Runs
Number of Runs 116
Beginner Terrain 25%
Intermediate Terrain 40%
Advanced Terrain 35%
Skiable Acres 2,200+
Lifts
Doubles 3
Triples 1
High Speed Triples 1
High Speed Quads 2
Surface Lifts 3
Statistics
Average Snowfall 560"
Base Elevation 8,530ft
Summit Elevation 10,550ft
Vertical Drop 2,020ft
Miles to Major Airport 32mi
Prices
Area Day - Adult $79.00
Area PM - Adult $62.00
Area Day - Child 12 and under $42.00
Beginner Area Day - Adult $42.00
Alta-Snowbird $105.00

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