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Ski with a Ranger at Alta Ski Area

Ski With A Ranger

Learn about the geology and ecology of alta.

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Join a Volunteer Naturalist Ranger from the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation for an informative and fun learning experience. Stay in the loop with event schedules and additional details by following our Alta Environmental Center on Instagram or Facebook Page.

The complimentary tours meet at the top of the Sunnyside lift on Fridays at 1pm. Ski down an easy run and learn about the Cottonwood Canyons' geology, history, winter ecology, watershed, wildlife, and more!


This is a great activity for families or anyone looking to learn more about the ecology and geology of Alta. All skiers need is a lift ticket or season pass.


Meet at the top of Sunnyside lift. No registration is required, just show up!


Starting January 12th, 2024

1pm-2pm | Fridays

The skiing portion of the tour starts at 1pm, however, you can always catch up with a Ski with a Ranger Naturalists outside the Albion Day Lodge from 10:30am-12:30pm on Fridays! They will be sharing information about our watershed, mountain ecology and the environment.

Tours are weather conditions permitting.

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