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Powder Magazine has ranked Ogden as the #1 Ski Town in the U.S. It's just 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport and slopes are just a few minutes from town, with Snowbasin, Nordic Valley, and Powder Mountain each just a few miles away.
This scenic corner of Utah where director Jonathon Nolan films portions of HBO's Westworld is a place that evokes the mythological west of classic Hollywood Westerns, including John Ford's long love affair with nearby Monument Valley. It is the real West, but it is a place that feels otherworldly, almost impossible.
Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails more your style? Or maybe, it’s somewhere in the middle where you’d like to snowshoe through a peaceful forest for 30-minutes, connecting with the Zen of nature. All these options are available close to the city, in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains.
A land of contrasts: it can be sunny and warm in St. George and snowing just an hour north in Cedar City. The world famous Zion National Park is the main attraction but Snow Canyon State Park, Red Cliffs, Sand Hollow and Quail Creek are all equally wondrous parks to add to your itinerary, even when the weather dial isn't turned up to hot.
Moab is the center of the action in this part of the state and known for its reputation as a jumping off point for red rock adventure, even during the colder months of winter.