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December 17th, 2012

Week 3: Hashtag That Shot

Is it just me, or do these Instagram shots keep getting better every week? Old Man Winter returned to the game this week bringing the “Greatest Snow on Earth” with him in a serious way. Lucky for us, and everyone reading this, there were still some folks who came out […]

December 10th, 2012

Week 2: Hashtag That Shot

Another week has come and gone in the land of Instagram. Meanwhile, at Alta, we’ve seen the return of Ol’ Man Winter in the form of multiple storms. In fact, it’s dumping as I type this. You should probably be skiing instead of reading this. Which reminds me, I need […]

December 10th, 2012

The New York Times Names Alta as the Place to Ski in December

United States: Alta, Utah The ski school director Dick Durrance invented the powder turn, the Dipsy Doodle, at Alta in the 1950s. Sixty years later, Alta still reigns as the powder capital of North America. Topping out at 10,550 feet with 2,020 vertical feet of skiing and an average of […]

December 4th, 2012

Alta is for Basketball Fans

We all know Alta is for skiers. But for a limited time, Alta is also for basketball fans . . . who also happen to be skiers. College basketball season is in full swing, and we couldn’t be more excited to cheer on our home state teams. With that in […]

December 3rd, 2012

Week 1: Hashtag That Shot

The original “Hashtag That Shot” post said that we’d highlight the top Instagram photos every Monday. Under normal circumstances, that would mean that we’d have a full week of photos to choose from. But Alta isn’t a normal ski area. And apparently our skiers (You) are not normal Instagram users. […]


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