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If You Can See It, You Can Ski It
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If You Can See It, You Can Ski It

| 3 Comments | April 15th, 2019 | By Guest Blogger


One of only three remaining resorts in the United States that prohibit snowboards, Alta is for skiers. And Alta’s ski-anything mantra is best exemplified not by what it does, but by what it doesn’t do. The resort preserves individuals’ ski experiences by consciously deciding not to put a lift in every last nook and cranny. The entire ski area has just six lifts, which means you might have to work a little to find your favorite spot.

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Posted in: #PlanYourTrip #Tips


Alta Vacation Homes
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Alta Vacation Homes

| December 17th, 2018 | By Guest Blogger


This gem of a ski area nestled within Utah’s Wasatch Mountains (about 45 minutes outside of Salt Lake City) has 12 vacation properties that range from cozy two-bedroom cabins to massive mountain chalets that can fit up to 20 people.

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Posted in: #PlanYourTrip


Alf Engen, Wheaties and the 1936 Winter Olympics
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Alf Engen, Wheaties and the 1936 Winter Olympics

| 0 Comments | January 27th, 2018 | By Guest Blogger


Legendary extreme athlete Alf Engen, known as the greatest all-around skier ever, was a champion soccer player, skier and ski jumper. He set ski jumping world records. He helped design more than 30 ski areas in the western United States. He pioneered deep powder skiing techniques, and he's fondly remembered for his Alta Ski School.

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Posted in: #AltaHistory


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