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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. 

Summit Crew

They gathered. From across the nation and even the sea: Madison, Wisconsin; Cody, Wyoming; Auburn, Washington; LA; even Seefeld, Austria. Card wielding gladiators at one of the world’s elite annual poker summits. 2017 found the combatants in Canyon Services digs in Alta, duking it out...


Dateline: August 21, 2017, Alta (Wyoming, population 394).

Even to the remote wilds of the Idaho/Wyoming border they descended. RV’ers from Hungary. Local rednecks. Or Salt Lake City, in the case of Tommy and Katie, a wonderfully pleasant couple who’d staked out their spot early...

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.