Alta Ski Area has a limited number of on-site and off-site beds for full-time essential employees. Please review the available positions for a complete explanation of housing options. Alta is located 30 minutes from Salt Lake City.
Other Housing Resources
There are many housing options including private homes, apartments and rooms to share. The local "go-to" for classified housing listing is KSL News Classifieds. When looking for housing, consider finding a location that is near Utah Transit Authority (UTA) ski bus stops. Your employment with Alta Ski Area includes free use of the UTA ski bus, UTA Rideshare Vans (check with your supervisor for schedules and pick up locations) and carpool incentives.
Getting to Alta Ski Area
Alta Ski Area is located in Utah's Wasatch Mountains at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Just 32 miles from Salt Lake International Airport.
The drive from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Alta is 32 miles, or approximately 45 minutes in regular traffic.
From downtown Salt Lake City or Salt Lake City Int'l Airport, head east on I-80, then south on I-215. Take the 6200 South exit (which turns into Wasatch Boulevard). Follow the signs to Alta.
Many private companies provide ground transportation from the airport to Alta, which is a great option if you are staying in the canyon. The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) also has scheduled public ski buses.
Uber and Lyft provide service in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Make sure to order an UberSki or Lyft Ski Rack if transporting ski gear. Please consider 4WD/Chain restrictions when utilizing a ride-share app.
Airport and Canyon Shuttle Services
Companies that offer transportation from the airport, downtown, Park City or Snowbird
|Company||to/from Airport||to/from SLC||to/from Park City||to/from Snowbird|
|Alta Shuttle 866-274-0225||√||√||√||√|
|Alta Town Shuttle: Free||Free|
|Park City Transportation800-637-3803||√|
|Public Transportation (UTA): Free Zone||Free|
Employee Transportation around Alta
Alta Town Shuttle
A free, fast and easy way to get around the Town of Alta. From 8:30am–5:30pm the Alta Town Shuttle makes a continuous loop servicing the Blackjack Condos, the View, Powder Ridge, Superior Point, the Bypass Road homes, upper and lower Sugarplum Village and the Wildcat Base parking area
Utah Transit Authority Ski Bus
Utah Transit Authority (UTA) operates a ski bus route between Alta and Snowbird.