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The liftling will dispute the tours-man's claim?he'd rather have his hard, fast running on more difficult trails?but both will agree on one thing, and with a vehemence that brooks no argument: that the ski, be it made of hickory or metal and plastic, be it long or short, Christmas-new or rock-scarred and battered, is the best invention in the history of winter sport.
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Transportation to Alta by all major public carriers to Salt Lake City, then 28 miles south on good road to Alta. Best idea is to come by car.
Best Season March 1 to April 1, with snow from Dec. 1 to April 1.
Package deal at Alta Lodge offers seven days' lifts, lessons, room and board in dormitory for $75, twin beds $88. Rustler's Lodge gives six days' room and board for $45. Write Salt Lake C. of C. for other housing.
Uphill facilities include 3,800-foot double chair, 2,700- and 1,000-foot single chairs.
Best runs feature deep powder?experts try High Rustler, novices try Corkscrew.
Ski equipment available for rent at all lodges. Cost per day for boots, poles, and skis: $3.50.
After skiing at Alta you go to bed. Some lodges offer dancing and Salt Lake City has conventional entertainment.