Utah Ski Resorts

Utah ski resorts are amongst the most accessible in the USA – nine of the region’s 14 resorts are located within an hour of Salt Lake City Airport. That means less time commuting, more time on the slopes.


All Utah ski resorts boast groomed trails of varying grade and level. Some offer five star services while others are all about the snow.

Destination Utah will happily guide your choice of Utah ski resorts. There’s something for everyone, whether you prefer skiers only, world-class jumps, rails and pipes, or even free skiing for children under six.

Utah is celebrated for its legendary deep-powder skiing. It produces some of the driest snow in the world, and lots of it. What’s more, it features:


In short, Utah is the ideal setting for every level of skier, every age group and every skier type.

From the minute you arrive into Salt Lake City, you’ll realise Utah holds an attraction like no other ski destination. It draws world-class skiers and snowboarders because of its variety of resorts, consistent snowfall and superior snow quality.

Utah ski resorts are amongst the most accessible in the USA, with ten located less than an hour from Salt Lake City airport. You’ll be on the slopes so quickly you may as well wear your skis off the plane. Holidaying in Utah isn’t just about pushing your limits on the mountain. Enhance the experience with a variety of off-slope amenities such as world-class spas, ski-in distilleries, micro breweries, top-quality restaurants, family dining, sleigh rides, ice skating rinks, factory outlets, boutique galleries and more.

If you’re in search of a powder Mecca, magnificent mountains and an opulent ski experience, ski Utah.

Salt Lake Resorts- Cottonwood Canyons

From downtown Salt Lake City you’ll see the towering peaks of Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon. The two canyons are home to four spectacular resorts: Brighton, Solitude, Alta and Snowbird. Two are located within 40 minutes of SLC Airport and 50 minutes of Park City. Each resort features picturesque scenery, legendary terrain and small, intimate ski villages.

Park City Resorts

Park City, originally a silver mining town, includes two resorts – Deer Valley and Park City – located 45 minutes from SLC Airport.

Each is conveniently situated within a 15-minute radius of each other.

Nearby Historic Main Street offers an abundance of restaurants, shops, cafes, galleries. It’s a vibrant hub that is home to the famous Sundance Film Festival.

Forty-five minutes from Park City and an hour from SLC airport you’ll find Sundance Resort, the peaceful ski sanctuary owned by Robert Redford.


Thirty-five minutes north of Salt Lake City sits the quirky town of Ogden.

On historic 25th Street, shop, dine, enjoy live music and soak up spectacular views of the Wasatch Mountain Range.

Gain access to three unique ski resorts within a 20-minute drive: Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley. Each offers diverse terrain, un-crowded slopes and unbelievably good skiing.


Average Annual Snowfall536"360"500+"300"355"500"400"500"500"300"
Vertical by Lift2020'1320'1745'3000'3200'2200'3000'3240'2047'2150'
Top Elevation10550'10920'10500'9570'10000'9105'9350'11000'10035'8250'
Skiable Acres22006501050202673007000300025001200450
Opening Hours9:15
Distance to SLC Airport (miles)322503536325536293355
BEG Terrain %2530212782520271020
INT Terrain %40354041424050384040
ADV Terrain %35353932503530355040
Number of Runs1157166+100300+1541051687742
Children Ski Free Age-5<7-<4<6<6<6<6-
Seniors Discount80+65+70+65+65+62+65+65+70+65+
Adaptive Ski Programyesnoyescallcallcallyesyesnocall
Snowboarding Allowed?noyesyesnoyesyesyesyesyesyes