10 reasons why Alta is a perfect family ski destination

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 16, 2010 3:02 pm

Alta has long been a favorite ski destination for powderhounds all across the country.  It turns out, Alta is also very popular with families. Probably because of the Goldminers Daughter’s pizza!  They have an amazing ski school and plenty of lodging options as well.  You can even ski for free after 3pm if you are ready for the beginner slope after you’ve mastered the row toe!

Ask a lifelong skier to put together a bucket list of must-ski mountains, and Alta will likely be in the top ten. Known for its breathtaking scenery, rugged terrain, and deep snow, this classic Utah resort is rated No. 1 for Overall Satisfaction in the latest SKI magazine readers’ survey. Many say that Alta is a mountain with a skier’s soul. Its first lift opened in 1939, making it one of the oldest ski areas in the country, and it has always preserved its emphasis on skiing. Its best-kept secret? Alta is absolutely fabulous for families. Here are 10 reasons to bring your kids to Alta: 

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photo: Alta Ski Area