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Alta Snowbird Blog

New Stories from Utah's Wasatch Moutains

Welcome to Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah’s world-famous mountain destination. Canyon Services has managed properties in this special place since 1985. Our Alta Snowbird Blog is dedicated to documenting the many amazing stories of Little Cottonwood Canyon. When planning your trip to Utah, be sure to see what’s happening at Alta Snowbird. 

Salzburger Echo on the Summit

Oktoberfest is in full swing in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Snowbird has raised the bar from years past and the results are superb. The celebration of German food, alpine music, and above all, beer, is enjoyed by more people this year than at any time in its history.

A child uses adaptive equipment to ski with the help of a Wasatch Adaptive Sports Volunteer

Abbie from the Wasatch Adaptive Sports team here, reporting for duty as a guest blogger for our friends at Canyon Services! As a nonprofit organization based at Snowbird and a member of the vibrant and incredibly supportive Little Cottonwood Canyon community, I’m excited to share...


Nocturnal wanderings are the stuff of Thoreau and special operations. The senses come alive. Smell is more acute. Some plants are known to be more fragrant in the early morning, attracting the early bird as it were. And sound, of course, also comes to you in...

The last day of Utah’s ski season concluded today. Under extremely windy conditions the fashion blind took to the slopes for a final outing and celebration.

Summit Congestion

Spring is here and Snowbird is still running the Tram, Chickadee and Little Cloud for a couple more weeks! So, don't pack it in yet and come to Snowbird to make more turns.