International and locally sourced cuisine on the slopes and at the Alta Lodge
The famous chocolate mousse at the Alta Lodge

International and locally sourced cuisine on the slopes and at the Alta Lodge

These days, the chefs say, guests tend to want lighter dishes with a more international flair and expect the Alta Lodge to accommodate all varieties of diets.

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Family traditions endure over generations at the Alta Lodge
Alta Lodge located just above base of ski area

Family traditions endure over generations at the Alta Lodge

By Eileen Ogintz ALTA, Utah -- All it took was one Sports Illustrated cover to start a family tradition that has lasted more than 50 years and spanned three generations.…

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Alta, Utah: Old-fashioned family ski resort and home of a legend
The vistas are spectacular at Alta

Alta, Utah: Old-fashioned family ski resort and home of a legend

Located in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta is about 30 miles from Salt Lake City and enjoys a unique micro climate characterized by over 547 inches annually

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Taking the kids: Spring skiing in the year of COVID-19
Kids on Buttermilk Mountain looking at nearby Aspen Highlands.

Taking the kids: Spring skiing in the year of COVID-19

In some cases, the Covid-19 restrictions have enhanced the sking experience this year, said Nick Besch, skiing with his family at Copper

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Taking the kids: And gearing up the family — including the pooch — for socially distanced fun in the snow
The MFI mask with a helmet and goggles from Anon.

Taking the kids: And gearing up the family — including the pooch — for socially distanced fun in the snow

This pandemic winter, more of us are heading outdoors for some socially distanced fun in the snow, often with the pooch and kids in tow

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Taking the kids: Fun in the snow in new ways and on a budget
Fatbiking;Ski To uring; winter--Mt Washington Valley, NH.

Taking the kids: Fun in the snow in new ways and on a budget

A growing number of families believe they can head outdoors in the snow safely — and not just to head to the downhill slopes

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