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Destination guide: Alta, USA

Alta is a prime ski area that lies in the western United States, situated in Alta in Salt Lake County. Alta that spreads over 2,200 acres and has elevation of 2,020 foot vertical gain receives 500 inches of fresh snow, and this makes it one of the most conducive condition for skiing. With this heavy amount of snowfall you need to remember that Alta is best for skiers.

Well known for great powder and spectacular terrain, Alta is certainly the main attraction for locals. Situated in Wasatch Mountains of Utah, it offers spectacular powdery environment, reasonable lift tickets and is located near to Salt Lake City making it one of the prime resort. Situated at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta offers extremely spectacular scenic as well as panoramic views from the slope of the mountain.

Alta is quite famous for its skiing. It do not offers frills – but has one of the best snow offered by Utah.  Moreover, Alta comprises of two ski-in-ski-out restaurants along with a rental shop. Though it is quite famous for skiing, snowboarding is not allowed in this place.

At Alta, we have numerous awesome terrain as well as snow conditions that render spectacular skiing opportunities for skiers of different skiing ability. You can even take your family along no matter what kind of skiing expertise they have.

Along with this Alta has partnered with Snowbird Ski as well as Summer Resort that allows the skiers to rejoice the terrain, and this leads to quite a great environment for everyone.

It has a base elevation of 8,530 ft. (2,600m) and 116+ Runs for ski enthusiasts. One of the main attractions of this place is the Little Cottonwood Canyon, which is 45 minutes away from Park City or Salt Lake City. Skiers are now allowed to get to know online about the vertical as well as lift ride data. Now they can easily purchase Alta Cards by making use of “ticket vending machines”.

Presently the resort comprises of detachable quad chairs, a detachable triple chair, three double chairs,  a triple chair that has fixed grip, along with this it has five surface tows. The skiing terrain is for about 35% advanced skiers,  40% for the intermediate, and 25% for the newbies. Snowbird ski resort can be reached from Mount Baldy, which is available at Alta ski resort.

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