There are 11 Utah snowboarding resorts. Resorts which welcome snowboarding. Alta and Deer Valley are the only two that don’t.
As spectacular as the Utah scenery is, its proximity to Salt Lake City makes Utah the most accessible winter vacation playground in the world! It's unbelievably easy to get to.
In fact, locals tend to take this closeness for granted. The hardest decision they make all day may be which resort to go to.
And there’s a resort for every budget and level of snowboarder. As convenient as it is to get here, it’s equally as convenient to leave. This convenience can give you two more days of vacation compared to many other places you’ll consider.
Light fluffy powder. That's what snowboarding in Utah means. That's why snowboarders fall in love with Utah snow. As much as 500” of it falls in Utah’s mountains every winter.
People who have boarded and skied here for will tell you that Utah powder is the perfect snow. Bone dry when it falls. "The Greatest Snow On Earth” as Utahns call it.
Unbelievable snowboarding in Utah is the simple result of a geographic rarity. Utah is located at the foot of the west edge of the Rockies but also just east of the vast Nevada desert. In fact, directly west of Salt Lake City is pretty much where that desert starts.
As storms from the west hit the high mountains of Utah, what moisture is left is squeezed out. Under cold and relatively dry conditions, the resulting snow floats to the ground like fluffy down. “Powder”.
If you want to read a little more about Utah snowboarding, go to:
Snowboarding In Utah .