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Alta

Snowgenius just got back from a ten-day ski trip to Utah, and while we enjoyed the skiing at all the resorts we visited, it’s fair to say that Alta was our favourite – here’s our quick review! Nestled at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, about a 45 minute drive from downtown Salt Lake City, …

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Aspen

Aspen started life as a mining camp, with hardy pioneering types mining silver in the Colorado mountains.  When the price of silver collapsed, so did the town, which went into a steady decline until ski-tourism was invented.  In a remarkable turnaround in fortunes, spurred on by celebrity endorsed 1970s counter culture, Aspen is now a playground for the rich and …

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Deer Valley

Deer Valley is located to the east of Salt Lake City, in the “Wasatch Back” near to Park City. The resort is distinguished by its upscale facilities and service, and has the distinction of having come top in SKI magazine’s reader resort survey an unprecedented five times in a row, from 2007 to 2011. It …

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Jackson Hole

Wyoming may be a state more associated with cowboys than ski bums, but it is also home to Jackson Hole, one of the premier ski destinations in the world, and a mecca for fanatics of extreme skiing. It is considered to have some of the most challenging terrain in North America, and it is not …

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