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Ski Resorts

Eleven resorts within an hour of the airport. That's easy access.
There are a lot of reasons to believe Utah is home to The Greatest Snow on Earth® and some of the best ski resorts around. It’s the endless pockets of powder, snowy red rock views, welcoming slope side culture, and the unmatched accessibility of it all. No matter what brings you to ski or ride in Utah, make sure you have enough time to take it all in. Get started by choosing which resorts to visit while you’re here, or follow an itinerary for some local tips.

Many of Utah's ski resorts have suspended operations until further notice. 
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”The Metro” Ski Resorts Near Salt Lake City

As soon as the snow falls, Salt Lake City starts to feel like one big ski town. You’ll Get More Mountain Time™ here, with eleven ski resorts less than an hour from the city.

Up Big Cottonwood Canyon

Up Little Cottonwood Canyon

Near Park City

Near Ogden

Near Provo

Northern Utah Resorts

For skiers and riders looking for less crowded slopes, a more affordable lift ticket, and small-town charm the northern resorts are tough to beat.

Southern Utah Resorts

Visit Utah’s southern ski resorts for acres of fresh powder and one of a kind red rock scenery.

Which Utah Ski Resort is Right for You?

by Paula Colman

Where to go? The real question is, “What kind of experience do you want?” Utah is more than skiing, even in winter. Each of its 15 resorts has a vibe as distinct as its terrain so guests can tailor their experience and enjoy More Mountain Time. Get a local’s insight on where to go.

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Choosing Where To Ski

The truth is, all resorts are great for many of the same things, and once you're on the slopes riding the Greatest Snow on Earth it's hard to tell too much of a difference. But if we had to make some "known for" generalizations, here's the list:

  • Alta — Known for its powder and skier's only traditional attitude (sorry snowboarders)
  • Beaver Mountain — Known as a family owned and operated resort with a good amount of charm
  • Brian Head — Known for skiing/riding in the desert red rock of southern Utah
  • Brighton — Known for its terrain park and kids 10 and under ski free
  • Cherry Peak — Known for its affordability and proximity to Logan 
  • Deer Valley — Know for excellent ski school, best grooming and high quality dining (ski only, again, sorry snowboarders)
  • Eagle Point — Known for beautiful views over the Tushar Mountains with southern Utah's red rock in the distance, uncrowded 
  • Nordic Valley — Known for its night skiing and affordability, and as a great place to learn
  • Park City Mountain — Known as the largest lift-served ski resort in the US, excellent ski school
  • Powder Mountain — Known for affordable cat skiing
  • Snowbasin — Know for luxe day lodges and high-end dining, and the Olympic downhill runs
  • Snowbird — Known for steep, challenging terrain
  • Solitude — Known for being less crowded and quiet
  • Sundance — Known for being owned by Robert Redford, unique lifestyle and scenery, mixes skiing with art
  • Woodward Park City — Known as a unique training facility with on and off snow progression

Start Planning Your Ski Vacation

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A three-day ski vacation with quick access to three distinct ski areas and a choice of seven resorts.
  • Brighton or Solitude Resorts
  • Alta or Snowbird Resorts
  • Spa Day
  • Ogden Valley Ski Day
Take five or more days to combine the thrills of skiing and boarding with exploring the wintertime wonders to be found in Utah’s red rock country.
  • Zion National Park
  • Brian Head Ski Resort and Cedar Breaks
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Eagle Mountain Resort
So you've made the decision to ski Park City for a weekend. That decision alone will be rewarded with three resorts that eclipse over 9,000 acres of Utah's renowned skiing and riding. But the mountains are only the beginning. See it all here.
  • Ski City Urban Lifestyle
  • Park City Mountain
  • Deer Valley Resort
  • Park City Experiences