Here at Alta High we have many students that love getting out in the snow around the perfect time of the year, which is now!! Located only around 30-45 minutes from the Alta campus are two amazing canyons in the Wasatch Mountains. Little Cottonwood Canyon has amazing snowfall with two resorts very unique to Utah. Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort has over 2,500 acres of skiable and snowboard-able snow. There is one Aerial Tram, 10 chairlifts including six high-speed detachable quads and four doubles and two conveyer lifts. Also at Snowbird there are 169 runs of snow. Alta Ski Resort is famous worldwide because only skiers are allowed on the slopes. There are 2,200 acres of “skiers only snow”, with 8 chairlifts, and snow cat skiing available with private instructor. Big Cottonwood Canyon also has two ski/board resorts. Solitude Ski Resort has 1,200 acres of beautiful snow with 8 chairlifts to bring you all along to wide mountain, easy access from your hotel to the slopes, Solitude is always making winter happier. Brighton Ski Resort offers days of skiing from 9 in the morning until 9 at night, with day-might pass packages called a “super ski day”. With over 1,050 acres of snow during the day, Brighton also offers 200 acres, three lifts, and entrance to the main terrain park at night from 4-9pm. Remember to get out there and have some fun in the season of snow! Ski and board wisely and have fun this winter!