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Win a FREE Three Night Stay!

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 ski buddies! In just three easy steps, you could win... 1. Like us on facebook, twitter or instagram 2. Share your video, tag us in the post and hashtag #FunInLittleCottonwood 3. Entries must be posted by March 15, 2017 We’re looking forward to seeing all the fun you’ve been having, now start filming and hash tagging!


Christmas POW!

From Canyon Blog to you and yours, a Merry Christmas and most joyous New Year! The POW has arrived, just in time for Santa. Feet expected in the next 36 hours. So don't delay, order your flight before midnight tonight! And just to add flavor (in case you're trapped in Detroit, Miami, LA or any other place not Snowbird or Alta) here's a couple shots of the crowds in Mineral Basin early Christmas Eve. Your corrspondent was forced to share the lift with one other skier (literally). Will these crowds never end?  Sigh...


The Hazards of Mountain Safety

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 order that I might say a few words about hazardous work and Kasey. I didn’t know Kasey well aside from the conversations he and I had on the mountain when I would visit his construction crew during my hikes along the ridge. But I enjoyed them as we had shared interests and backgrounds. Both of us [...]


Alta’s New Bike Repair Station

Giving Back to the Alta Community Each year Alta Community Enrichment (ACE) gives $1000 back to the community by supporting a project in Alta or that affects Alta. This year they have chosen to erect a bike repair station near the picnic and summer both on Highway 210 near the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Sara Gibbs, ACE Director, shared that they "chose this community project based on Tim Roger's Community Service Grant funding in 2015." Tim is on Ski Patrol at Alta Ski Area and submitted to receive funding to do a similar project in Leavenworth, Washington, where he resides in [...]


Utah Ski Vacation Packages

Wondering where to begin in making all your plans for the prefect Utah Ski Vacation? Well, we're here not only to help you know what you need to know, but also to assist you in every step along the way!  For Utah Ski Vacation Packages and staying at world class Alta Ski Area and Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort - we are your package experts! Here are the steps that we know will help you in your planning! Find your prefect vacation rental! Check out our properties - we have a broad range of options from two bedrooms, sleeping 4 to 6 [...]


Canyon Services Celebrates 30 Years!

In the Spring of 2015 we will celebrate 30 years of living our dream! This dream began with Frank Perkins and his love for Little Cottonwood Canyon and skiing at Alta and Snowbird. Together, with our home owners, guests and staff we have created a unique business that allows people from around the world the opportunity to vsit and enjoy the beauty of Little Cottonwood Canyon year round. As we celebrate 30 years of service to our home owners and guests of Little Cottonwood Canyon, skiing and loving life we hope that we get to share some of this celebration with you! [...]