Whether you are a skier or a snowboarder you will find the blissful slopes of Utah to be some of the best in the world. Utah is a unique snow sports destination that is sure to win you over and keep you coming back for years to come.

What make the snow in Utah so great? The Great Salt Lake itself. The Great Salt Lake provides lake-effect snow storms that blanket the Utah mountains. The snow is dumped in large quantities but is more of a dry snow. Some places in the world get dryer snow, but few receive as much dry snow as Utah. This means you are more likely to find more powder and a lot less slush any given day of the week in Utah than almost anywhere. And, if you're looking for hotels in Salt Lake City you will have easy access to 7 resorts within an hour's drive.

Ski resorts are extremely accessible from SLC. When you land in Salt Lake City you are less than 2 hours away from 11 resorts and less than an hour away from 7. You will find hotels in Salt Lake City that even have shuttles to the base of the resorts. The best part is that when you are done skiing you can come down to the city to enjoy great dining, nightlife, and shopping. From tactical flashlights to ski equipment, Salt Lake is full of quality, inexpensive gear shops.

In Utah you can find hotels in Salt Lake City and still play in the beautiful and rugged Wasatch Mountains, all without the long car trip. SmartCrossbars gets you, and your gear, to top destinations fast. Forget the wait, and get the gear.