Snowbird/Alta (Utah), USA

Resort height:

 2470-2600m

 

Slopes:

 2365-3350m

 

Pistes:

 4700 acres

 

 

General snow cover

 

5/5

 

Snow quality (upper)

5/5

 

Snow quality (lower)

5/5

 

Resort level snow

5/5

 

Powder potential

5/5

The snowiest major resorts in North America, Snowbird and Alta, can justly claim to offer the lightest deepest powder on earth.

 

The only obvious drawbacks are occasional restrictions for avalanche control. Otherwise Utah’s self-styled slogan “the greatest snow on earth” is usually justified.