Category Archives: Utah Skiing

Personal diary of ski days and observations from around Utah.

Sunny Saturday at Alta

Yep we circumnavigated the Wasatch Mountains last weekend for some early season ski riding at Alta. We all had a great day. It was a lot easier to take turns this season with Ellie, now that she’s older. In fact it was nice and sunny so we brought her Flexible Flyer sled and she got… Read More »

Locked and Loaded

We went up to get our passes this morning. This is my 10th ski season as an Alta pass holder. Danette didn’t think her picture looked good, but I think it’s fine. She always looks good. Mine on the other hand…yikes. I just can’t seem to get my pass portrait right, ever. About the best… Read More »

Deals on Ski Lift Tickets

Ever heard of Liftopia? Pretty cool service where you can get discounted lift tickets from several of the top ski resorts across the US. They have exclusive arrangements with resorts from North Carolina to right here in Utah. If you’re taking a ski vacation this winter, it’s worth spending an extra few minutes to see… Read More »

The Alta Experience

KUED and the University of Utah will be airing a documentary on Wednesday, December 3rd at 7pm (repeats at 8:30pm) called “The Alta Experience”. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Alta Ski Resort, a new KUED documentary transports viewers to a mountain town with a history richer than its silver mining past. This colorful glide down… Read More »

2008-09 Alta Ticket Pricing

You know winter is starting to close in when Alta Ski Lifts posts the cost for their lift tickets and season passes for the 2008-09 ski season. No change to the cost of the season pass, but the day pass increased by 5 bucks. Jesse posted the specifics to AltaCam recently: This years day passes… Read More »