What’s New at Utah Ski Resorts


Updates at Utah Ski Resorts

Go enjoy this epic season! While you’re at it, check out what’s new at Utah ski resorts.

Info courtesy of Ski Utah

Alta Ski Area

Reach the slopes faster when Alta replaces its current Sunnyside triple lift with a six-pack chair lift in late December. Remote explosive Wyssen tower devices (RAC’s) installed on Mount Baldy bring safer avalanche mitigation to Ballroom, East Baldy, EBT, Baldy chutes, Main Street, Harolds, Tombstone and Baldy Shoulder.
The resort is also improving the Sleepy Hollow terrain off of the Supreme Lift Area. Parking reservations will be extended to Friday for the upcoming season and will include Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. You’ll need a reservation 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on those dates.

Beaver Mountain Ski Area

Beaver Mountain is breaking ground on its base area expansion next spring.

Brian Head Resort
A new rental fleet of skis, poles, boots and helmets is available for guests to enjoy. The resort is also investing in tree-clearing to expand ski run access. Snowmaking efficiency will also be improved.

Cherry Peak Resort
Cherry Peak Resort recently opened a three-story Grand Lodge that hosts events year-round.

Deer Valley Resort
The Burns Express chairlift will open on Deer Valley’s Wide West learning area, connecting Snow Park base area to Little Baldy Mountain, offering access to beginner terrain.
A $6 million investment improves ski school learning area on Wide West and enhances existing Snowflake chairlift. Cast & Cut, a new high-end seafood and steak restaurant, will debut in the Snow Park Lodge. 

Eagle Point
Eagle Point is expanding its lodging collection with ten additional studio cabins that are ready to rent this season. Those learning to ski or snowboard can expect updated and expanded snowmaking in the beginner areas.

Nordic Valley
Nordic Valley will introduce new glade runs on the Nordic Express terrain, as well as a new Yurt lounge and single stall bathroom at the top of the lift. They’ll also open a new beer bar, The Aid Room, in the former Ski Patrol room.

Park City Mountain
Park City Mountain will offer an enhanced dining and après experience at Red Tail Grill at Canyons Village on a new outdoor patio. Located near Orange Bubble Express, the new snow-melt patio features soft seating around fire pits to relax apres ski. For employees, a new Slopeside Village provides 441 beds with easy access to work and transit.

Powder Mountain

Powder Mountain launched their new lift-accessed mountain biking initiative, Dirt Mountain, during summer 2022.

Snowbasin Resort
Snowbasin Resort is joining the Ikon Pass and the Mountain Collective Pass this coming season. These new pass partnerships create additional access opportunities for Snowbasin Pass Holders.
This upcoming season the resort will be increasing snowmaking capabilities through the addition of 22 machines.

Snowbird’s two brand new Tram cabins will transport guests to 11,000 ft with in-ground viewing panels and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Solitude Mountain Resort

The Yurt at Solitude has been revamped for the 2022/23 season. Now open during the day, The Yurt is an on-hill lunch spot for skiers who want a relaxed meal with a craft beer, glass of wine, or cocktail. In the evening, The Yurt will into a dinner destination accessed by a moonlit snowshoe tour with a five-course meal prepared on-site.
Solitude’s first terrain parks will open this season.

Sundance Mountain Resort
The resort is opening a new quad lift south of Jake’s lift with a 14-minute round trip ride that opens 40 acres of new terrain. In addition to the new lift, Sundance Mountain Resort will expand operations to include 15 acres of groomed terrain, 36 acres of additional skiable terrain, and 10+ new runs.

New for the 2022-23 winter season, Woodward Park City will unveil a reimagined mountain park layout with 20% more terrain park features. Emphasizes small and medium-sized terrain park east of the Hot Laps lift.


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Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.

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