Famous Snow, Luxurious Resorts
Utah’s famous snow, ski resorts, and outdoor activity options means you can plan the winter vacations of your dreams! Whether you're looking to hit the slopes for a few days or spend a week exploring all that Utah has to offer, luxurious resorts wait nearby to warm your toes back up after a day in the snow.
Looking for deep powder, Olympic downhill or precision-engineered terrain parks all in one place? There's a Utah resort for that. Do you have visions of endless skiable terrain followed by luxurious après ski? Stop dreaming and experience the real thing in Utah. We have compiled a list of Utah ski resorts to help you start planning your trip to the best powder in the United States. There is plenty of adventure for the whole family, make memories that will last a lifetime on your trip to Utah!
Nestled near the top of one of Utah's best canyons, Alta is a storied paradise for skiers. Even riders leave their boards at home for a chance at the 2,200+ acres of Alta's renowned slopes featuring 116 runs.
828 acres of prime mountain terrain are blanketed annually with 400 inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth®. Some runs at Beaver Mountain have a length of over two miles and are just the perfect length for getting into the perfect groove run after run.
Surrounded by contrasting evergreen spruce and aspen, Brian Head boasts the highest base among Utah's resorts. Warm up on the terrain of Navajo Peak to get the juices flowing. Then it's on to Brian Head Peak. The chair lift reaches to nearly 11,000 feet.
Brighton has been delighting skiers longer than most resorts in Utah. Because of its laid-back environment and great local vibe, Brighton is a top winter destination for residents and visitors of SLC. Brighton welcomes skiers and boarders alike.
Cherry Peak is Utah's newest family owned ski area. This nearly 400-acre resort, features three triple chairlifts, 29 ski runs, a terrain park with 15 features, tubing, night skiing and ice skating.
Deer Valley Resort is Utah's most popular luxury mountain resort. Known for its' ranking as "best-groomed resort", this skiers-only paradise ensures premium ski conditions and unbeatable customer service.
Eagle Point feels like having a private resort while remaining unpretentious and friendly. This resort is know for knee-deep powder, big snow days and little competition for the 450 inches of average annual snowfall.
Nordic Valley has an annual snowfall average of 300 inches, a full mountain of night skiing and inexpensive lift passes. This ski resort overlooks spectacular rural landscape and feels wonderfully secluded.
Park City Mountain has developed a reputation for sophistication, excellent skiing, world-class terrain parks and accessibility. SKI magazine ranked it North America's #1 Most Accessible Resort.
Powder Mountain is home to 7,900 skiable acres, making it the most skiable acreage of any resort in the US. The resort welcomed the addition of 1,000 new acres, two new chairlifts and capped day passes to keep skier density low.
Snowbasin takes care of everything it can control, and Mother Nature does the rest. Beyond downhill skiing and riding, the adventure continues: Enjoy lunch at the top of the mountain and take in the stunning views.
Snowbird is known for having the longest ski season in Utah. There are 10 lifts to reach the top along with a tram that can carry up to 120 eager skiers and riders. Enjoy a meal on top Hidden Peak on the weather protected patio.
Solitude is a relaxed environment, that offers dozens of runs for all levels, an abundance of hidden powder stashes and offers opportunities for skiers and riders to challenge themselves. An intermediate skier's delight, over half of the 1,200 acres, 65 runs, 8 lifts and are labeled for middle level.
Sundance features 42 runs across more than 450 acres still pack in 2,150 vertical feet and the spectacular snow of Utah. It's simply first class, and considered a top ski resort in the United States. This resort offers dramatic scenery and abundant wildlife to both downhill skiers and riders.
Fun Resort Facts
- Utah has 14 ski resorts, each with their own flavor.
- From Salt Lake City International Airport you can reach 10 ski resorts near Salt Lake City, Park City and Odgen in less than an hour.
- For the southern resorts of Brian Head and Eagle Point, quickest access is through Las Vegas
- Most resorts offer ski schools, which offers benefits for adults and kids. Learn what to expect.
- You can leave your skis or boards at home and rent demo equipment when you arrive. Travel light, save on baggage fees and take the opportunity to demo the latest equipment. Local rental shops specialize in having the best equipment for Utah's snow. Some even offer a ski valet service to deliver rental equipment to your room in time for your arrival. Get gear advice from the experts
- Want the best conditions? Watch the video and learn about current conditions
- For residents and frequent visitors to Utah, check out the super pass or learn more about season passes.