Monday, November 28, 2011

11-22-11 Alta Ski Patrol

Early Season Powder Skiing

Powder skiers make some pretty nice tracks last on the Baldy Shoulder after the Alta Ski Patrol opened the area. Pretty nice that sun was shining and ski was blue--nice way to start off the ski season.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Opening Day At Alta

Opening day at Alta is Friday, November 18, and everyone is looking forward to another great season. Alta has received several snow storms, the most recent one over the weekend dropped 17 inches. We'll have returning Lodge guests coming for the opening, excited to ski and eager for more snow that will coming on the weekend. Alta Ski Area has been busy preparing the mountain for opening and the Deep Powder House has their inventory stocked for eager skiers. November 18-25,lift ticket prices are reduced to $57 for full day and $48 for half day, 1 pm - closing.

The season will be off to a great start and we can’t wait to get back on skis! How about you?

Monday, November 7, 2011

Thanksgiving

Why spend Thanksgiving Day in the kitchen when you could be on the mountain in Alta? After a day skiing with family and friends, relax and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at Alta Lodge, and leave the cooking to Chef Paul Raddon and Sous-Chef Sam Wolfe.

The menu for the evening begins with an appetizer of seafood crêpe with lobster sauce, followed by butternut squash soup and tossed green salad with roasted-tomato and shallot vinaigrette. The main course – traditional roasted turkey with pan gravy – will be served with quinoa and apricot dressing and lingonberries, mashed potatoes and sautéed mixed vegetables. Dinner concludes with house-made pumpkin pie. Full beverage service is available.

Dinner is served from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The price is $37 for adults, $16 for children ages 7-12 and $10 for ages 4-6, plus tax and service charge. Reservations are recommended; please call 801-742-3500.