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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. 

To all our veterans, thank you on behalf of America and the people around the world who have benefitted from your service and sacrifice. Veterans Day on the mountain was quiet… and oddly lacking in snow. However, Canyon Blog has it on good authority that...

RIP Kasey

Returning home from a month overseas I was saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Kasey Christiansen who featured in last month’s blog. He was killed Oct 12 while installing avalanche exploders above Blackjack Ridge.

I beg Canyon Blog readers’ indulgence this month in...

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.