The state of Utah is in the Western United States, between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada range. The unique terrain The Wasatch Range in the north and east of Utah is home to ski resorts, offering stunning and distinct red rock features, and high altitudes. The capital of Salt Lake City provides easy access to the surrounding ski resorts, most of which are less than an hour from Salt Lake International Airport, making these world renowned ski destinations easily accessible to international visitors.
Utah offers a unique geography and climate for its ski resorts, the combination of which provides us The Greatest Snow On Earth®. Between the Rockies and Sierra Nevada ranges, Utah’s climate typically consists of cold dry winters, and hot summers. Cold, dry desert winds cross the Great Salt Lake, which never freezes due to its high salinity. Due to the low moisture content, precipitation falls as light, dry fluffy snow when hitting the nearby Wasatch Ranges. The Wasatch Ranges reach altitudes of 12,000 feet, and with consistently cold temperatures, the snowfall keeps in good condition once hitting the ground.
Whether you’re looking for deep powder or freshly groomed corduroy, you’ll find it in Utah. Each year, Mother Nature unleashes over 13 meters of the lightest, driest snow imaginable on Utah’s 15 resorts. And with 10 resorts less than an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, it’s easy to ski or ride a different resort each day of your holiday. Plan to ski Utah next year and have The Greatest Time on Earth.
Fly into Salt Lake City International Airport from Australia via major hub cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco with a variety of airlines. Ask our ski specialists to help you choose the best airline and flight route to suit your needs. From Salt Lake City there are an incredible selection of ski resorts less than an hour away, ski your favourite or visit a few in one trip!