A dad gives his son a high-five while skiing the beginner slopes of Alta Ski Area

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Your introduction to Alta Ski Area. Ride the Sunnyside lift from 3–4:30pm daily.

Ski sunnyside from 3–4:30pm daily.

Since Alta’s humble beginnings as a ski area in 1938, Alta has worked to introduce the sport and culture of skiing to new skiers. A big part of that commitment is Alta’s Sunnyside At 3 program. Alta's Sunnyside At 3 program allows skiers to ride the Sunnyside lift from 3–4:30pm daily.

This is your introduction to skiing at Alta Ski Area—from the wide-open beginner trails of Crooked Mile to the groomed intermediate slope of Bluebell to the steeps of Vail Ridge.

The Sunnyside at 3 program is available through a daily Sunnyside at 3 lift ticket, a Sunnyside at 3 Season Pass or the Alta Gold Card.

2023–24 Sunnyside At 3 Lift Ticket | $20–$25

The popular Sunnyside At 3 lift ticket is back for the 2023–24 season. Alta skiers can enjoy the Sunnyside six-pack lift from 3–4:30pm for just $20–25 per day.

Sunnyside At 3 Lift Ticket

2023–24 Sunnyside At 3 Season Pass | $99

The 2023–24 Sunnyside At 3 season pass is your passport to afternoon skiing on Sunnyside. Enjoy a season of direct-to-lift access on the new Sunnyside six-pack lift after 3pm—any day of the season, all season long.

Sunnyside At 3 Season Pass

Alta Gold Card

Enjoy Sunnyside At 3 via the Alta Gold Card. The Alta Gold Card not only provides unlimited skiing in Alta's Sunnyside At 3 program, but it also provides 50% off daily lift tickets at Alta.

  • 2023–24 Adult Gold Card | $249
  • 2023–24 Kids Gold Card | $249
  • 2024–25 Adult Gold Card | $99
  • 2024–25 Kids Gold Card | $99

Alta Gold Card

Kids Season Passes

Alta's youngest skiers, ages 6 & under, will find better value in a full season pass. Young skiers may be interested in our age-specific season passes that provide unlimited access to all Alta lifts, all days, all season.

  • 2023–24 Ages 6 & Under | $99
  • 2023–24 Ages 7-12 | $489
  • 2023–24 Ages 13-17 | $779

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Sunnyside At 3 Program


No. Your Sunnyside At 3 Card provides skiing on Sunnyside. The Gold Card is a flexible option that provides skiing on Sunnyside all season long after 3pm while offering 50% off lift ticket purchases to explore the rest of Alta.