Recreational racing at Alta Ski Area


Here's your chance to go for the gold on Race Course Hill, located off the Sunnyside lift. Alta offers recreational racing for all skiers on Saturdays.

Thanks for a fun season.

Recreational racing is held at the Sunnyside Race Arena, located off the top of Sunnyside lift. Skiing gates is not only fun, but it also affords an excellent way to hone your skiing skills. Gold, silver and bronze Alta pins are awarded on a handicap system by age and gender determined by a pace setter's time. If your time does not qualify for a medal, you will receive an Alta pin for participating.


  • Single Run: $3
  • Unlimited Runs: $10

Results and pins may be picked up at the Ski School Office—located in the Albion base area—after 4pm.

Please register at the Albion Ski School Office or at the top of the Race Arena. Please note we can only accept cash at the Race Arena. Registration allows racers to inspect the course before racing for time.

2021-22 Recreational & Special Event Racing Calendar

Weather & Conditions Permitting

January 2022

  • January 22nd, 2022
  • January 29th, 2022

February 2022

  • February 5th, 2022
  • February 12th, 2022
  • February 19th, 2022
  • February 26th, 2022

March 2022

  • March 5th, 2022
  • March 12th, 2022
  • March 19th, 2022
  • March 26th, 2022