Spring is a sad time of year for Salt Lake City skiers. The resorts close in April and May, but there is still time to plan one (or a few) last-second ski trips this season! Now is the time to start planning, though; and to help you choose the perfect set of slopes, here are a few of our favorite resorts.


If you want a traditional skiing experience, head to Alta. Instead of mountains filled with snowboarders, you’ll find that they are not allowed. Rather than upscale resorts with all the amenities of a fine hotel, you’ll find rustic ski lodges. The resort, which opened in 1939, is a top-rated pick that boasts no-frills skiing that rivals that of any nearby resort.


Brighton is a haven for locals. With very limited lodging and no nightlife, this resort caters more to residents who want to enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding without having to fight tourists for space on the mountain. While the resort is on the smaller side with only 66 runs, the crowds are manageable. This was the first ski resort in Utah, and it continues to attract skiing purists of all skill levels.


Many experienced skiers have this resort on their must-visit lists. The 2,500 acres of skiing offers something for all skill levels, but experienced skiers will find lots to challenge them. Small cliffs, deep powder, and steep chutes make Snowbird a popular choice for those who really want to test their skills. You will have to share with snowboarders, but there are 169 runs, so it’s not bad. Another big plus is that Snowbird has a longer season than most other nearby resorts, and it stays open through mid-May.


The name says it all. If big crowds are not your thing, head to Solitude. A massive renovation has taken place at this resort, but it still remains less popular than nearby ski spots. That might be bad for the resort owners, but it’s great for people who appreciate a smaller crowd. This kid-friendly resort is comparatively smaller at only 1,200 acres, but there is plenty of skiing for all expertise levels. It’s also a great value compared to nearby resorts.

Deer Valley

If you don’t want to compete with snowboarders for space on the mountain then this is the perfect choice as snowboarding is not allowed. Instead, all 2,026 acres are for skiers. You’ll find slopes for all skill levels, but intermediate skiers will find the most variety here. A lot of the lodging options here are ski-in and ski-out, making this a paradise for serious skiers!

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