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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. 

We want to see all the fun you’ve had this winter. Share a video from your trip to Alta and Snowbird from this season and enter to win a FREE three night stay at one of our properties for you and three of your favorite...

If you're stuck working this winter or, heaven forbid, in a place without snow why not at least read some tales of winter enjoyment. From fiction to fact, this list of 33 books has some great reads on it. Let us us know what you think of these books in the comments.

Deep Powder at Wildcat

Expecting to find the few inches on the doorstep yesterday morning your correspondent was confronted with 3+ feet. Digging out this morning to catch the first Alta chairs took longer than expected. Arriving at Wildcat and Collins he was confronted with several hundred likeminded first chair powder addicts.

Two weeks into 2017 and snowfall amounts are looking good. The holiday crowds have gone for the moment, leaving the mountains congestion free. Well, perhaps congestion preferable is more accurate, at least during weekdays.