Mountain Resorts

Alpine scenery that does not disappoint in the summer, coupled with generous portions of The Greatest Snow on Earth in the winter, make the two largest canyons in the mountains that abut Salt Lake your access route to amazing outdoor recreation. Both Big Cottonwood Canyon (home to Brighton and Solitude) and Little Cottonwood Canyon (where you'll find Snowbird and Alta) will not disappoint in the scenery department, but each canyon has a distinct personality that will provide you with a unique experience.

It may just sit 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake, but Big Cottonwood Canyon is a mountain retreat that feels worlds away. Much of the canyon is…

The crown jewel of Utah’s memorable mountains, Little Cottonwood Canyon is home to both Alta and Snowbird Ski Resorts. Due to a lucky…