|Alta Ski Area||Ski resorts||0km|
|Brighton Ski Resort||Ski resorts||5km|
|Solitude Mountain Resort||Ski resorts||6km|
|Deer Valley Resort||Ski resorts||12km|
|Canyons Ski Resort||Ski resorts||13km|
|Park City Mountain Resort||Ski resorts||13km|
The skiing resort was established in 1939. At present, the Alta Ski Resort occupies an area of 8.9 km2 and offers visitors 116 ski slopes at all difficulty levels. The transport is provided by 13 chair lifts and ski lifts. The Alta Ski Resort is one of three ski centers in America where snowboarders are not allowed. The center offers standard background services, such as a ski equipment rental shop,a ski school, restaurants, cafeterias, etc. There is a variety of accommodation facilities in the Alta Ski Resort, and also baby-sitting services ( Children's Centre Alta, 6 weeks to 12 years of age) . The main season in Alta Ski Resort begins in mid-November and ends in mid April.The center is open daily 9:15-16:30. The travel time from the Salt Lake City International Airport to the resort is 45 minutes.