12 Reasons to Ski Utah

1. Pow For Days

On average it snows one foot every five days during winter, which works out to be about 551 inches a year, almost 46 feet or 13 metres of the fluffy stuff!
 

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Ski Utah’s Fluffy Stuff!

2. Salt Lake City Airport

Fly into Salt Lake City International Airport and be on the slopes in less than an hour. Travel + Leisure named Salt Lake City International Airport the best airport in the U.S., based upon the fewest delays in the country. Basically, if you fly into Salt Lake City International airport you will rarely be delayed in making your powder day appointments. Utah resorts continually land in the top spots in SKI magazine’s Access Rankings. Based on these rankings, you won’t be surprised to know that ten resorts are just an hour’s drive from the airport.
 

3. Beer

Beer does exist! We’ve got everything from classics or something with a crafty twist at over 38 breweries and distilleries. There are countless options but a few that are worth stopping by include The Viking Yurt at Park City Mountain, Cinnabar at Snowbasin, Powder Keg at Powder Mountain, The Shooting Star Saloon in Huntsville, High West Saloon in Old Town Park City, J&G Grill at the St. Regis Deer Valley and The Peruvian Bar (P Dog) at the Alta Peruvian Lodge. You’ll find plenty of options from Northern Utah, to Park City, around the Cottonwoods and in the Southern Wasatch & Southern Utah.
 

4. Sunshine

300 glorious days of bluebird skies!
 

5. Thirteen Resorts

There are 13 incredible resorts from everyone from the touristy of tourists to backcountry seekers. The thirteen include Alta Ski Area, Beaver Mountain, Brian Head SKi Resort, Brighton, Eagle Point, Nordic Valley, Park City Mountain, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin Resort, Snowbird, Solitude Mountain Resort and Sundance Mountain Resort!
 

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Ski any or all of Utah’s 13 Resorts!

6. Après

Ski, eat, drink and be merry with some of the best après ski spots in the West.
 

7. Runs and Groomers for All Ages

Miles of groomers for beginners and cutes and steeps for the expert.
 

8. Company

The Greatest Snow on Earth meets the friendliest folks on earth!
 

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Ski Utah and Indulge in Food, Warming Beverages and Good Company

9. Get Starstruck or Inspired Meeting the US Ski Team

Home to the US Ski Team and hundreds of other winter athletes who train here. Utah’s Olympic Legacy Venues—The Utah Olympic Oval, The Utah Olympic Park, and Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, continue to be important training, competition and centers that inspire, educate and entertain the public through sport and public offerings. Embrace Olympic fever or simply enjoy the scene with speed skating, bobsledding, and tubing and much more.
 

10. Culture

Local culture, off-mountain activities and the unexpected nightlife will surprise you!
 

11. Vertical

Snowbird drops it like it’s hot with 3,241 feet of vertical.
 

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Ski Utah’s Slopes – It’s the Best Snow on Earth!

12. Food

Satisfy your inner foodie with some killer grub across the entire state.


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