Lodging Options & Meeting Points - Utah Backcountry Skiing

Lodging, Trailheads, Lecture Venues & Directions

Accommodations

These lodges and home rentals in the town of Alta and the surrounding areas are very convenient for the Saturday and Sunday venues:

Alta Lodge

(801) 322-4631

Alta's Rustler Lodge

(801) 532-2582

Alta Chalets

(801) 424-2426

Goldminer's Daughter

(801) 742-2300

Peruvian Lodge

(801) 742-3333

Snowbird

(801) 933-2222

These accommodations in Salt Lake City area are also close to the Cottonwood Canyons:

Hyatt Place Salt Lake City / Cottonwood

3090 6200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

https://cottonwood.place.hyatt.com

(801) 890-1280

Residence Inn

6425 3000 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

www.marriott.com

(801) 453-0430

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

6990 Park Centre Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84121

www.wyndhamhotels.com

(801) 567-0111

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites Midvalley

818 E Winchester St, Murray, UT 84107

www.crystalinnmidvalley.com

(801) 685-9300

North Ridge of the Pfeifferhorn

Backcountry Skiing

Photo by Lee Cohen

Trailheads & Meeting Points - Driving Directions:

To BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON PARK & RIDE LOT:

  • From Salt Lake City, and the Wasatch Front:

    Follow Interstate 215 (Belt Route) either south from I-80 or east from I-15 to the 6200 South Exit. Drive southeast, uphill, toward Brighton, Solitude, Alta, and Snowbird ski resorts. Continue through a traffic light at the intersection with Wasatch Boulevard. Turn left (east) at the next light onto Big Cottonwood Canyon Road (SR 190, also called 7200 South.) Take another left after 200 yards into the UTA Park & Ride lot.

  • From Park City and other points east:

    Go west over Parley's summit and down Parley's Canyon into the Salt Lake Valley. Go south on I-215, and exit at the 6200 South. Drive southeast, uphill, toward Brighton, Solitude, Alta,and Snowbird ski resorts. Continue through a traffic light at the intersection with Wasatch Boulevard. Turn left (east) at the next light onto Big Cottonwood Canyon Road (SR 190, also called 7200 South). Take another left after 200 yards into the UTA Park & Ride lot.

To Knudsen Corner PARK & RIDE LOT, 6450 South Wasatch Blvd:

  • Follow directions for Big Cottonwood Park & Ride Lot (above), until you reach the junction of 6200 South and Wasatch Blvd. Turn left here and make another immediate left into the large Park & Ride Lot.

To EINSTEIN BAGEL SHOP in Olympus Cove, SLC:

  • From Park City and other points east:

    Drive west on I-80 over Parley's summit and down Parley's Canyon into the Salt Lake Valley. Go south on I-215, and exit at 3900 South. Turn left (east) under the freeway and make a right on Wasatch Blvd then an immediate left into the Bagel Shop, which is next to a mall and Dan's Grocery Store.

  • From Salt Lake City, and the Wasatch Front:

    Follow Interstate 215 (Belt Route) south or north to the 3900 South Exit. Get on Wasatch Blvd, which parallels the freeway on the east, and locate the Bagel Shop, just south of the intersection of 3900 South and Wasatch Blvd. It is at the north end of a mall and Dan's Grocery Store.

How to Register:

Utah Mountain Adventures

P.O. Box 521809

Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-1809

Phone: (801) 550 3986

Fax: (801) 486 8505

Email: uma@utahmountainadventures.com

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