Alta Ski Resort, Alta, Utah, USA
Alta located in the Wasatch Mountains of Salt Lake County. With a skiable area of 2,200 acres , Alta’s base elevation is 8,530 ft and rises to 10,550 ft for a vertical gain of 2,020 ft. One of the oldest and most scenic ski resorts in the USA.
it opened its first lift in early 1939.Alta is known for being very high altitude and receives more snow than most Utah resorts,its average annual snowfall is 514 inches. Alta is one of three remaining ski resorts in the U.S. that prohibits snowboarders, along with nearby competitor Deer Valley and Vermont’s Mad River Glen.
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