FAQs

 

Powder Skiing Alta Utah Travis HomeHow do I find out about the latest weather , road and ski conditions ?

Fore road and interlodge updates you can call the town of  Alta at 801.742.3403 or visit their website at www.townofalta.com .

For the latest weather and ski conditions visit Alta’s Ski Area’s Website.

If you plan on backcountry skiing we highly recommend checking in with the UTAH Avalanche Forecast Center first.

Powder Alta Utah Travis HomeHowever your caretakers will be the first to inform you of all conditions to ensure your safety and awareness.

 

Is Smoking allowed in the Travis Home ?

Winter View Travis HomeNo. Please note that Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

 

Can I Bring my pet, Dog or Cat ?

No . Alta and Alta Ski Area are located within a protected culinary watershed so Pets are strictly prohibited by law.

 

Little Cottonwood CanyonWhat sort of vehicle should i drive to Alta ?

If you Rent a car or travel to Utah by vehicle, you are required to have Snowtires on your vehicle upon entering Little Cottonwood Canyon ( Hwy 210 ) and either 4-wheel drive or chains for backup .

In addition , parking is limited in Alta and guests are responsible for shoveling out their own vehicles. We highly recommend taking a Shuttle to Alta for your stay . Once in Alta there are free shuttles during the day to transport you to the ski areas and many restaurants are just a short walk from the House.

 

Deck View Travis Home AltaAre there any grocery stores or gas stations in Alta ?

No . We recommend you make sure you have enough gas to get down the canyon and that you do your grocery shopping prior to arriving at Alta Ski Area if you are not using our grocery service.

For last  minute items , there is a small convenient & liquor store at Snowbird called ” Grits ” Located in the Snowbird Center at Entry 2.

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Can I mail items ahead of time to the Travis Home ?

Yes. the contact information is in the right hand menu of all pages on this site.  Please contact us to arrange.

 

Is there a doctor in Alta in case someone gets sick or injured ?

Yes. You can either contact the Alta Clinic or the Snowbird Clinic. Snowbird also has a pharmacy located in the Snowbird Center at Entry 2.

 

What is the elevation of the Travis Home ?

Deep Powder Alta Utah

The Travis Home elevation is approximately 8500 feet .

 

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