Salt Lake Sites: Skiing
Salt Lake is renowned for its high quality skiing. The combination of high desert air with the evaporation from the Salt Lake creates a lake effect that blankets the Wasatch Mountains with a layer of deep light powder that is the envy of the West.
- Liftopia (*) - review
Liftopia offers deals for Utah's top skiiing destinations.
- Get Ski Tickets (*)
Site offers discounted ski tickets at select Utah resorts include a super pass for multiple ski areas.
- Jibij (*)
Jibij is a deal site for ski gear, clothing and accessories.
- Snowbird (www.snowbird.com) - review
Snowbird is located in Little Cottonwood canyon (about 9000 South). Snowbird is one of Utah's premiere resorts with 5000 acres of prime skiing. Beginning skiers often find Snowbird a little intimidating.
- Brighton Ski Resort (www.brightonresort.com)
Brighton is located in Big Cottonwood canyon. Established in 1936. It is one of the nation's first skiing resorts. Brighton has some of the best intermediates runs in area. IMHO, it is one of the best areas to learn to ski. The offer night skiing.
- Solitude (www.skisolitude.com) - review
Solitude is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon. It is a favorite of local skiers, and has a nice combination of beginning through advanced runs. It is a great place for beginning and intermediate skiers. (The web site is slow!!!)
- Alta (www.alta.com)
Located in Little Cottonwood canyon, Alta is the skier's ski area. To assure a high quality experience, they will not let more people on the mountain that the slopes will hold. Beginners may find Alta a bit intimidating.
- Deer Valley (www.deervalley.com)
Locate near Park City. Deer Valley is a full service nationally recognized resort.. They will host the 2002 Slalom and aerial events.
- Ski Utah.com (www.skiutah.com)
A site by the Utah Ski and Snowboarding association
- Snowboarding.com (www.snowboarding.com)
Has information on snowboarding with pictures of snowboarders being radical.
- The Utah Nordic Alliance (www.utahnordic.com)
TUNA promotes the sports of cross-country skiing and racing. The site includes the TUNA newsletter, racing schedules and results.
- U.S. Ski Team (www.usskiteam.com)
Official site for the US Ski Team in Park City.
- Modern Ski Racing (modernskiracing.com)
Site includes information on the techniques of ski racing and the MSR team.
- US Telemark Ski Association (www.ustsa.org) - review
Welcome to the United States Telemark Web Site. We are a non-profit organization on a mission to promote Telemark skiing through educational clinics and sanctioned competitions in racing.
- AltaCam (www.altacam.com)
AltaCam is a site featuring information about life and powder skiing in Alta, Utah.
- Utah Avalanche Center (utahavalanchecenter.org)
The Utah Avalanche Center reports on avalanche conditions and offers classes in avalanche preparedness.
- Snowbird Sports Education Foundation (www.sbsef.com)
SBSEF offers skiing education services.
- Wasatch Powder Keg (wasatchpowderkeg.com)
The Wasatch Powder Keg is an annual mountaineering event at Brighton.
- Wasatch Adaptive Sports (wasatchadaptivesports.org) - review
Wasatch Adaptive Sports is a program at Snowbirid resources and programs for people who need to adapt to take to skiing and recreation.
- Rent Skis (www.rentskis.com)
Rent Skis online and pick up at Breeze (2354 Foothill Drive) or in Park City.
- Utah Skiing (www.utahskiing.org)
Utah Skiing is a site by the hospitality association promoting ski vacations in Utah.
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