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Skiing the Greatest Snow on Earth: Utah, by the numbers

Published: 01/06/2014
By Sarah Park (Matador Network) -- Average annual snowfall at each of Utah’s 14 mountains.

Utah snow

Resort vitals

Alta

  • Cost for an adult one-day lift ticket: $79
  • Skiable acres: 2,200
  • Vertical feet: 2,020
  • Number of named trails: 116
  • Number of lifts: 7
  • Number of snowboarders found on this mountain: 0
  • Snow that’s already fallen on the hill this year: 130+”

Brighton

  • Cost for an adult one-day lift ticket: $68
  • Skiable acres: 1,050
  • Vertical feet: 1,745
  • Number of named trails: 62
  • Number of lifts: 6
  • Number of terrain parks on the mountain: 6, plus a bonus halfpipe
  • Number of girls-only parks on the mountain: 1
  • Year Brighton opened with a rope tow: 1936, making it the first resort in Utah

Snowbird

  • Cost for an adult one-day lift ticket: $92
  • Skiable acres: 2,500
  • Vertical feet: 3,240
  • Number of named trails: 98
  • Number of lifts: 11
  • Length, in miles, of the longest run: 2.5, Chip’s Run
  • On-mountain eateries: 15 restaurants, 5 bars

Solitude

  • Cost for an adult one-day lift ticket: $74
  • Skiable acres: 1,200
  • Vertical feet: 2,047
  • Number of named trails: 65
  • Number of lifts: 8
  • Lift lines to speak of: 0
 
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