Ski Tips

Allison lives within one hour of more than a dozen Utah ski and snowboard resorts, and we are working our way through all of them! Every one has something great for families.

Along the way, we’ve learned a lot about how to save money on family ski trips and gear. Here are our ski tips for families.

General Tips

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Head to toe winter clothing – 8 essentials for families

Deals for families at Utah resorts

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Nordic Valley near Ogden, Utah is skiing the way it used to be. The hills at this affordable, no-fuss resort are perfect for learning and training | | winter | ski | snowboard

Nordic Valley – Ogden

A beginner's guide to Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah. This 2002 Olympic venue has great hills for beginners to experts. Not too big, and not too small, Snowbasin is a fun ski and snowboard resort for families. | | winter vacation | Christmas vacation | best ski resorts | skiing with kids

Snowbasin – Ogden, Utah

Deer Valley – Park City, Utah

Park City Mountain Resort – Park City, Utah

Nordic Valley – Ogden, Utah

Snowbird – Salt Lake City, Utah

Activities off the slopes

Utah’s BEST winter activities off the slopes

Sundance Film Festival for families

Snow tubing at Soldier Hollow – Midway, Utah

Utah’s Hogle Zoo in winter

BEST ski and snowboarding tips for families. Find money-saving tips and info on resorts, lodging, dining, activities and more! | | winter | Utah | kids | Christmas