Alta

Alta Travel Guide

Articles about Alta

By Meg Lukens Noonan
Ah, winter in the Wasatch Range. Under a sapphire sky, you are etching nearly perfect S-curves into the buffed snow boulevards of Deer Valley. Somewhere out there in the still, shadowed canyons a red-tailed hawk circles and cries. If there are ot...
By Robert Redford
Ah, winter in the Wasatch Range. Under a sapphire sky, you are etching nearly perfect S-curves into the buffed snow boulevards of Deer Valley. Somewhere out there in the still, shadowed canyons a red-tailed hawk circles and cries. If there are ot...
By Meg Lukens Noonan
happening bars Idle Spur, Crested Butte, Colo. Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Matterhorn, Stowe, Vt. Red Parka Pub, Glen, N.H. Wobbly Barn, Killington, Vt. for a quiet drink Chez Henri, Sugarbush, Vt. Christiania Inn, Heavenly, Calif. Duchin...
By Judith Thurman
Buffered by its sentinel firs and snowbanks, Alta is Utah's desert island at 8,600 feet. There are no high-rises, no tour buses, and no glitz. Pleasures are simple, attitudes unpretentious; families return season after season. Lodge life is tribel...