Alta Ski Resort is consistently ranked high for best snow with an average 500″ of dry Utah powder. All levels of skiers can enjoy Utah powder snow and spectacular views of the Wasatch mountains.

Alta Mountain Stats

  • Base Elevation: 8,530 ft.
  • Top Elevation: 10,550 ft.
  • Vertical Drop: 2,020 ft.
  • Skiable Acres: 2,200 acres
  • Number of Runs: 116+
  • Snowboarding: No
  • Beginner 25%, Intermediate 40%, Advanced 35%

Alf Engen Ski School Children’s Classes

Group and private lessons are offered for children. Alta also offers group and private lessons for adults along with specialty camps and clinics to improve skiing.

Alta Specialty Ski Programs

Alta Jumpstart the Season: This early season workshop is for strong intermediate and advanced skiers seeking a learning experience.

Alta Performance Ski Camp: This camp integrates the legendary natural assets of Little Cottonwood Canyon’s Alta and Snowbird ski areas with a progressive approach to coaching expert all mountain skiers. Three day camp and four-night at the Alta Lodge.

Alta Lodge – Powder Tracks: This four-day, all-inclusive clinic with lodging features top-of-the-line ski technology, the latest teaching techniques and Alta’s unmatched snow.

Alta Blue Angels: The Alta Blue Angels is a two day program designed for intermediate women skiers, who ski on blue and green runs and are looking to improve their confidence and style.

Alta Lodge Women’s Ski Camps: Just for women, the Alta Lodge Women’s Ski Camp brings together the best of the Alf Engen Ski School’s instructors for three days of instruction and four nights of lodging, breakfasts and dinners.

More Snowsports Fun at Alta

Cross Country & Nordic Skiing at Alta: Cross country ski on Alta’s 5km groomed track.

Snowcat Skiing: Join a guided skiing adventure. Take a heated custom snow cat up the mountain for deep powder bowl skiing.

Visit the Alta Ski Area website for more information.