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The best Utah skiing & best Utah snowboarding can be found in the high mountains of Utah's Wasatch Range - skiing near Salt Lake City in Little Cottonwood Canyon + Park City snowboarding. Salt Lake Utah & Park City skiing is known for being a holy grail for powder hunters, touted as having some of the best snow in the country - that light, dry champagne powder.

The following is a ranking of ski resorts in Utah, near Park City & Salt Lake City, by mountain size. List includes all ski resorts within driving distance, not necessarily just Utah snowboarding & skiing. Compare the best ski resorts near Park City & Salt Lake - how big is Snowbird, how big is Alta, what is the size of Deer Valley and the Canyons, size of Park City Mountain Resort, etc. If you're snowboarding at Park City Utah, note that Deer Valley is skiers only. Alta is also skiers only.

Jackson Hole Ski Resort, Wyoming

Jackson Hole size based on overall vertical drop is 4105 ft

4105 ft

2000-2500 acres

Big Sky & Moonlight Basin Ski Resorts, Montana

Moonlight Basin & Big Sky size based on overall vertical drop is 4346 ft

4016 ft

5500-6000 acres

Snowbird Ski Resort, Utah

Snowbird size based on overall vertical drop is 3243 ft

3243 ft

2000-2500 acres

Sun Valley Ski Resort, Idaho

Sun Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 3363 ft

3241 ft

2000-2500 acres

Snowbasin Ski Resort, Utah

Snowbasin size based on overall vertical drop is 2960 ft

2960 ft

3000-3500 acres

Park City Ski Resort, Utah

Park City size based on overall vertical drop is 3119 ft

2712 ft

3000-3500 acres

The Canyons Ski Resort, Park City, Utah

The Canyons size based on overall vertical drop is 3065 ft

2615 ft

3500-4000 acres

Sundance Ski Resort, Utah

Sundance size based on overall vertical drop is 2140 ft

2140 ft

250-500 acres

Solitude Ski Resort, Utah

Solitude size based on overall vertical drop is 2055 ft

2055 ft

1000-1500 acres

Powder Mountain Ski Resort, Utah

Powder Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2531 ft

2010 ft

5000-5500 acres

Alta Ski Resort, Utah

Alta size based on overall vertical drop is 2528 ft

Please note: Alta, which is directly adjacent to Snowbird, bans snowboarding. It is one of three a skiers-only resorts in the US - the other ones are Deer Valley and Mad River Glen.

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2005 ft

2000-2500 acres

Deer Valley Ski Resort, Park City, Utah

Deer Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 3005 ft

Please note: Deer Valley bans snowboarding and is a skiing-only resort.

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1910 ft

2000-2500 acres

Pebble Creek Ski Area, Idaho

Pebble Creek size based on overall vertical drop is 2878 ft

1905 ft

1000-1500 acres

Bogus Basin Ski Resort, Idaho

Bogus Basin size based on overall vertical drop is 1819 ft

1819 ft

2500-3000 acres

Brundage Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Brundage size based on overall vertical drop is 1800 ft

1769 ft

1000-1500 acres

Brighton Ski Resort, Utah

Brighton size based on overall vertical drop is 1760 ft

1760 ft

1000-1500 acres

Soldier Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Soldier Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1371 ft

1371 ft

1000-1500 acres

Brian Head Ski Resort, Utah

Brian Head size based on overall vertical drop is 1690 ft

1135 ft

500-750 acres

Pomerelle Ski Area, Idaho

Pomerelle size based on overall vertical drop is 1010 ft

1010 ft

250-500 acres

Wolf Creek Utah / Wolf Mountain Ski Resort, Utah

Wolf Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 970 ft

943 ft

less than 100 acres

Kelly Canyon Ski Resort, Idaho

Kelly Canyon size based on overall vertical drop is 874 ft

874 ft

500-750 acres

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Spotlights: Best Utah Skiing

Utah is a mecca for great powder skiing, attracting skiers and snowboarders from all over for its legendary snow in the Wasatch Mtns and Little Cottonwood. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Spotlight Photos:
Alta Resort in Utah

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Spotlight Photos:
Snowbasin Resort in Utah

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Spotlight Photos:
Solitude Resort in Utah

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Spotlight Photos:
The Canyons in Utah

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