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Last updated: 5:00AM 02/22/2018

Mountain Stats

Mountain Stats and Information 

Whatever your ability, Alta has skiing terrain for you. Deep powder snow, soft groomers and spectacular scenery help to create a memorable skiing experience. Our best kept secret? While known for our expert powder slopes, Alta also has great beginner and intermediate terrain. 

Opening Date: Opening Date: December 2, 2017.
Closing Date: April 15, 2018. Alta will reopen  April 20-22; April 27-29 and May 4-6 (conditions permitting). 

Please call our Business Office at 801.359.1078 (or email info@alta.com) with any questions or for further assistance. 

The Skier Services Office at Alta's Wildcat Base is open 7 days/week from 8:00 am-4:30 pm. 

Winter Hours of Operation 
Open daily from 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Sunnyside lift 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Supreme lift 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
Sugarloaf and Wildcat lifts 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Collins and Sunnyside lifts 9:15 am - 4:30 pm
Area Afternoon Passes  12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Transfer tow between base areas 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Alta Lodge tow & Rustler Lodge lift 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Mountain Info 
Base elevation    8,530 ft. (2,600 m)
Top elevation 10,550 ft. (3,216 m)
Vertical drop 2,020 ft. (617 m)
Skiable acres 2,200 acres (890 hectares)
Number of runs 116+
Average seasonal snowfall 551" (1,400 cm)
Snowmaking Yes
Snowboarding No
Lifts 
3 detachable quads
1 detachable triple 
2 doubles
3 surface tows  
1 moving conveyor  
Runs 
25% beginner
40% intermediate
35% advanced

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