Salt Lake City - Alta, Snowbird & Solitude. Oh, my! 

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Let's ski Utah! Alta, Snowbird & Solitude are possibilities for this long weekend trip to Salt Lake City. We will be staying in a suburb of Salt Lake City with easy access to a number of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Only 28 lucky snow riders can join us on this trip.

The hotel is on public bus routes that goes to each of the areas in Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons.

What can I say about the skiing? Amazing terrain, light and fluffy powder, beginner runs + chutes and super steeps = enough for everyone.

Alta
119 runs = 55% expert, 30% intermediate, 15% beginner
2,538 vertical
2,614 skiable acres
https://www.alta.com

 

Snowbird
140 runs = 35% expert, 38% intermediate, 17% beginner
2,900 vertical & the Tram!
2,500 skiable acres
https://www.snowbird.com

 

Solitude
84 runs = 50% expert, 40% intermediate, 10% beginner
2,494 vertical
1,200 skiable acres
https://www.solitudemountain.com

 

Pricing includes airfare, hotel (2 per room), 4 day lift ticket, shuttle from the airport to the hotel, a happy hour, and great skiing and fun times.

Airfare:

Southwest Airlines non-stop from Midway (MDW) to Salt Lake (SLC)
January 25, 2023 – depart 8:35 am arrive 11:10 am
January 29, 2023 – depart 2:15 pm arrive 6:15 pm
No baggage fees!

Lodging:
Crystal Inn
818 E Winchester St,
Murray, UT 84107

In order to participate in the trip, you need to be a Pine Point member and fill out the Western trip Application. Both applications can be found here:
https://www.pinepointskiclub.com/membership-forms

Big note on the lift tickets:
A 4 day pass will be $590. A 3 day pass will be about $490. If you have the IKON pass, you can deduct $590.

 

TOTAL PRICE:
Regular price: $1399.
Late sign-up rate of $1479, after 11/30 if still available.

If you have the IKON Pass, deduct ($590).
If you are flying from somewhere else, deduct ($385).
--> Please let us know ASAP if you do either of these otherwise you will be charged the full trip price.

 

PAYMENT METHOD:
For any payment method, please indicate that you are paying for Salt Lake
· PayPal to dukesno2 at hotmail.com
Please "send money to a friend" or include a $35 convenience fee in each payment.
· Zelle to pinepointskiclub@yahoo.com
· In-person at a Pine Point monthly meeting
· By check: Pine Point Ski Club c/o Kelly Mote, 1751 N Western Ave 308, Chicago IL 60647

Payment schedule:
Deposit $500
10/18 $500
11/30 Final balance due

 

IKON PASS NOTE:
The IKON pass is a multi-ski area pass that includes all the Utah areas we are visiting and Jackson Hole, BUT, you need to IKON Base Pass Plus ($1069) or full IKON ($1179) to ski Jackson. If you are going to ski Jackson Hole and Utah with Pine Point, these passes will save you money. Plus they are good at Boyne MI for a Midwestern get-away. Full details on the passes can be found here:
https://www.ikonpass.com/en/shop-passes

Pine Point is also going to Jackson Hole:
https://www.meetup.com/pine-point-ski-club/events/287381332

 

Travel insurance:

To protect your upcoming trip with travel insurance, here are 2 options:

**SaltLake_Jan25 **They have a “Cancel for any reason” (CFAR) option if you purchase this > 60 days prior to travel (other terms and conditions apply, not avail to NY residents).

Or:
https://travelprotectors.com/ Their insurance needs to be purchased within 30 days of signing up for the trip. They also have a "cancel for any reason" option.

 

Questions?
Email PinePointSkiClub@yahoo.com or
Magda mcdzica AT gmail.com