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How to get to Alta

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Mountain Stats

  • 559 in of annual snowfall
  • 2199 total skiable acres
  • Top elevation 10551 ft, base 8530 ft
  • 25% beginner, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced, 2% expert
  • Projected opening: 11/22/2013
  • Projected Closing 05/04/2014

Getting to Alta

Locate in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta is a mere 27 miles east of Salt Lake City and a 45- minute drive from the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

Ski.com’s Mountain Vacation Specialists can help save you time researching your flight options, and money. Call, of chat with, one of them today to book your Alta ski vacation flights. They can also arrange for resort shuttles and rental cars, if needed.

If you do rent a car, follow signs from the airport terminal to I-80 E. Take the I-80 E ramp to City Center/Ogden/Provo. Keep left at the fork, following signs for I-80 E. Merge onto I-80 E. Take exit 117 toward Provo. Merge onto I-215 S. Drive for 15 miles. Take exit 6 for UT-190 E toward 3000 E. Turn right onto UT-190 E/6200 S/Big Cottonwood Rd S. Continue to follow UT-190 E for nearly two miles. Continue onto Wasatch Boulevard, driving for two miles. Continue onto UT-210 S/N Little Cottonwood Rd. Drive for 9.5 miles. Alta will be on the right.

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