Cottonwood Connect - Ski Shuttle

A new ski shuttle service is in town, ready to whisk you to the top of the Cottonwood Canyons and the fantastic skiing and snowboarding at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude resorts. Everyone knows that Utah has The Greatest Snow On Earth®, but getting to the Salt Lake resort lifts comfortably…

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Getting to Salt Lake's Ski Resorts

How Best to Get Up the Canyons Safely and Quickly Think about it: you carefully plan your ski purchases, season pass, outfit, and ski days. But do you plan your ski commute as carefully? Probably not. If you’re like most people, you rise bright and early, dash through the coffee shop drive-through…

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What to Do After The Slopes

You just logged a full day of shredding the Greatest Snow on Earth®, but in Salt Lake, that means you are just getting started. It’s après ski time, and your options are plentiful. Whether you need a drink, a nosh, or a touch of city culture, we have you covered. Aprés at the Mountain Molly Greens…

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How to Experience the Great Salt Lake

If you are planning a trip to Salt Lake, chances are you have heard of its namesake, the Great Salt Lake. As the largest salt water lake in the western hemisphere, a visit to the Great Salt Lake is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with chances to experience incredible wildlife, outdoor recreation…

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Activities for Non-Skiers

It's true that Salt Lake is known for legendary skiing experiences. But this vibrant location is also perfect for non-skiers, offering a wealth of activities on and off the slopes. From dynamic city adventures to casual endeavors in the snow, like tubing or hiking, there's no better place to…

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Ski the Greatest Snow on Earth®

You’ll find the Greatest Snow on Earth® in Utah, and particularly at Salt Lake’s ski resorts. This proud claim refers to more than just the texture of the snow. Location and weather patterns are key. Accessing the snow is incredibly easy with four resorts close to the city. Plus, many famous…

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Salt Lake's Best Fall Colors

Besides football games and that crisp mountain air, the changing of the leaves is a phenomenon everyone enjoys­, and don’t try to deny it, you enjoy it, we know you do. So after you bring out that fuzzy cardigan and sip on some warm apple cider­, rake your leaves into a neat pile and immediately…

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Changing Seasons: Fall in Salt Lake

Fall in Salt Lake isn’t just a season. It’s a celebration. Set against the vivid blue sky, the changing leaves create a kaleidoscope of warm colors from burnt oranges to fiery crimsons and golds. The rich landscape ensures every adventure is picture-perfect, so your camera roll is likely to be full…

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Elizabeth Kimball and Wasatch Adaptive Sports

Elizabeth Kimball flicks on the lights and powers up a large heating unit in the high-ceiling garage at the Wasatch Adaptive Sports offices in Murray. She mentions that they recently took over the garage unit next door, a testament to the growth of the organization. Since 1977, Wasatch Adaptive…

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Outdoor Summer Adventures

When you think about the mountains in Salt Lake, skiing is probably the first thing to come to mind. But there's an appealing array of things to do in the summer when the snow hasn't hit the slopes yet. There's an undeniable beauty to the mountains in the summertime, when the rich sunsets paint the…

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9 Hippest Neighborhoods of Salt Lake

Salt Lake’s diverse spirit and eclectic collection of hip neighborhoods has powered a cultural boom in the mountain and desert urban center. As a constellation of trendy, emerging neighborhoods, Salt Lake is cool in ways other than just snow and slopes. If you haven’t seen the new frontier of hip…

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You Need to Ski Alta

Alta is about skiing, pure and simple. (In fact, love it or hate it, they're one of the only resorts in the U.S. that's still skiers-only.) They don't bother much with frills—sure, you can find a decent bite on the mountain, but they shy away from the theme park-esque attractions embraced by many…

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How to Recognize, Treat, & Prevent Altitude Sickness

When you’re skiing at resorts 8,000 feet above sea level it’s important to know how to recognize, treat, and prevent altitude sickness. This is the altitude where you or your family members can start to experience symptoms—especially if you live below 3,000 feet above sea level. Our four world-class…

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Ice Skating In Salt Lake City

Ice skating in Salt Lake is a fun activity for everyone: group activities, dates, family fun, and more. With options that run the gamut from outdoor parks to Olympic venues, and various things to try, including public skating, skating lessons, organized hockey leagues, curling, and figure skating…

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More Ways to Snow in Salt Lake

Illustrations by @sarahmaeliz Many people don’t realize that even if they don’t ski or snowboard, there are still lots of fun ways to get into the powder and explore Utah’s sprawling mountain forests. From ice climbing to ski biking, emerging sports give people of all abilities options for enjoying…

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Four Salt Lake Businesses That Help You Hit the Slopes

Illustrations by @samsherrill 'The Greatest Snow On Earth®' has been on Utah’s license plate since 1985 for a reason. With four world-class resorts within a half-hour’s drive of Salt Lake City and even more in neighboring cities, snow enthusiasts can find something for anyone. If you’re interested…

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Kids on Ski Lift at Deer Valley Ski Resort

Introducing Kids to Skiing and Why Deer Valley Is the Place to Do It

This is the year—your kids are finally old enough to hit the slopes, and you’re eager to get them on the skis. Which resort should you visit? Put them in lessons or teach them yourself? What equipment do kids need to ski? Your questions may be endless, but if your destination is Park City, Utah…

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Deer Valley

Plan your day at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah

Still planning to "chase Utah powder" this year? The ski gurus at Deer Valley ® are determined, in spite of COVID-19 related restrictions, to keep skiers enjoying their time on the mountain this season. Deer Valley staff members have spent many hours grappling with a few logistical questions that…

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Snowbird's Avalanche Dogs & Marguerite Van Komen

Marguerite Van Komen is a ski patroller and avalanche professional at Snowbird, and her partner, Frankie, is a black lab avalanche rescue dog. As a part of the incredible team of patrollers and avy dogs that help to protect those who enjoy gorgeous Little Cottonwood Canyon, they spend their days…

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