We visited Alta in 2003 during a two-week Utah trip and enjoyed it quite a lot. It's very different than Deer Valley, Park City, etc. The terrain and snow are hard to beat!
They had installed some new lifts (the old one used to do a double-bounce) that helped quite a bit. Their lifts are still behind the other fancier resorts, but then again, for almost half the price, you get a lot for your money.
The skiing was great, as the whole area had 10'+ of base and there were flurries the whole day. Unfortunately, the day we went was the coldest for a while, with stiff winds. I generally do not have to use hand warmers, boot warmers, etc., but I did that day. It was probably somewhere cl...Read More