A changing of the guard is happening at two of Utah’s ski areas; Snowbird and Alta and with it come new developments. This is all good news for skiers.
Although we’re just days past Mother’s Day, some of the country’s experiencing Christmas-like snow. This doesn’t dampen a skier’s spring but instead evokes the hope of getting even more runs in this season.
For inquiring skiers that may be so inspired, we’ve put together a run-down on some areas that are accessible for late and extended season snow skiing. Be sure to check the area websites before heading up, as some of the resort terrain and services fluctuate daily depending on what Mother Nature delivers. [Read more...]
The Ski Salt Lake passes offer skiers and riders the flexibility to choose from a variety of pass choices which ensures that customers get the most bang for their buck. Choose from full-day passes, multi-day passes, and season passes that can be redeemed at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird or Solitude. There are no blackout dates and the passes are valid at any time during the 2011-2012 season. In addition to huge savings on lift tickets, pass holders are also entitled to free transportation to and from resorts via the UTA Ski Bus and Trax Lightrail, as well as 20% off equipment rental packages at participating sports shops. It’s a great deal and an even better way to experience four of Utah’s best resorts.
Red and White at Twilight, held on Saturday, Feb. 13th at the Snowbird Ski Resort, benefits the Snowbird Sports Education Foundation and gives participants a chance to sample quality wines. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and kicks off with a twilight tram ride. Guests sip champagne while riding the tram and enjoying the view from Hidden Peak. When the tram returns, guests can enjoy an evening at the exclusive Seven Summits Club sampling wines from local Napa Valley winery Parallel Wines.
It’s ON in 2009 at Snowbird, Crested Butte, and Kirkwood! The North Face Masters of Snowboarding will be the seasons largest big mountain snowboarding series in the USA in 2009, with take-home cash of $45,000 up for grabs. Now in its 2nd year, the three-stop tour is designed to cater to the motivation, talent and [Read more...]
What’s new for the 2008/2009 season at Alta Snowbird Resort in Utah?
Regarded by many as one of the greatest ski resorts in the entire United States, the Alta and Snowbird Resorts in Utah offers a true vision of the complete winter sport experience, combining unique winter activities with fast-paced snow sports to give everyone enjoyment regardless of their interests, skill levels, or age. The list of snow sport and activity offerings seems to grow exponentially every year, now combining a number of sports with tours, classes, and other activities to suit every personality.
The Alta and Snowbird offers Avalanche Rescue Training and basic Avalanche transceiver skills clinics, backcountry tours, ice skating adventures, day time skiing, night time skiing, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing tours, mountain tours with certified hosts, interconnect tours, backcountry skills clinics, ice climbing adventures, and tram rides up to the Hidden Peak’s 11,000 foot summit. Visitors to Alta and Snowbird can rest assured that there is absolutely no way to run out of things to do, with so many unique offerings available. Regardless of whether you are looking for fast paced snow sports, educational tours or clinics on avalanche survival, everything you could ever want to experience in the snow is waiting for you here in Alta and Snowbird.