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Albion Basin Wildflowers Hike and Festival Information

During the summer, the mountains surrounding the Snowbird and Alta ski resorts transform from snowy slopes to a colorful sea of wildflowers. Every July and August, Little Cottonwood Canyon comes alive with vibrant wildflowers blossoming as far as the eye can see. And adventurers come from all over to witness the breathtaking display of Albion Basin wildflowers for themselves. At Canyon Services, we have created a helpful Wildflower Hiking Guide to help you navigate the local trails. Today we are going in-depth on the Albion Basin hike and the annual Wasatch Wildflower Festival. Albion Basin Wildflower Hike The Albion Basin [...]

2022-06-24T20:06:28+00:00Local Events, Outdoors|

Snowbird Summer Activities & Events Guide

Snowbird is known for its skiing, but when the snow on the mountains melts, the resort transforms into a premier summer destination. Everyone can find something to do this summer, whether you want to ride an exhilarating mountain coaster or take a scenic tram ride. And those with an adventurous spirit can traverse the mountain bike trails or experience unique rock climbing with the new Zipwhipper attraction. Canyon Services offers condo rentals within minutes of the Snowbird summer activities. Spend less time traveling and more time playing on the mountain this summer when you stay with Canyon Services. Top Snowbird [...]

2022-05-10T21:24:36+00:00Outdoors, Summer|

Utah Mountain Bike Races and Summer Marathons

Utah’s ski season is coming to an end, but the ski resorts continue to be great destinations for outdoor recreation year-round. The Alta and Snowbird ski resorts host several Utah mountain bike races and marathons during the summer for those with a competitive spirit. See if you have what it takes to participate in a mountain race this summer! After the race, you can celebrate your achievements with music, food, and drinks. At Canyon Services, we offer vacation homes between Alta and Snowbird so that you can easily access both resorts. Plan your vacation around one of these exciting races, [...]

2022-04-13T21:21:02+00:00Outdoors, Summer|

Late Season Skiing at Snowbird, Utah

While other ski resorts throughout the country prepare to wrap up the season, Snowbird will remain open for months to come. Snowbird is known for its late-season skiing, at least through May and sometimes through July! So, if you are searching for the perfect spring skiing destination, consider the Snowbird ski resort in Utah. Canyon Services condos are located at the base of the Snowbird slopes, so you can easily access skiing from your rental. There’s still time for a ski trip in Utah; start planning a getaway trip today! Reasons to Try Late-Season Skiing at Snowbird There are many [...]

2022-03-04T22:19:40+00:00Outdoors, Winter|

Unique Winter Adventures: Heli-Skiing in Utah

Utah is well known for its snow, and skiers from all over the country travel to our state to ski the legendary powder. And if you think ski resorts are the only way to hit the slopes, think again! There are endless backcountry trails in the Wasatch Range that can be accessed with heli-skiing in Utah. If you’re asking yourself what in the world is heli-skiing, we’re here to help. Heli-skiing consists of a helicopter ride to remote ski areas that are difficult to access, with the helicopter acting as a lift up the mountain. At Canyon Services, we have [...]

2022-02-14T22:52:53+00:00Outdoors|

Snowshoeing in Utah near Alta-Snowbird

With an average of 500 inches of snowfall every winter, there’s no denying that Utah has the greatest snow on Earth for skiing. But, even if you haven’t mastered skiing, you can still enjoy the beauty of the season on scenic snowshoeing trails. Snowshoeing in Utah is an easy activity that allows you to get outdoors and appreciate winter without the skill of skiing. Whether you want to hit the trails on your own or join a guided snowshoe tour, Alta-Snowbird is an excellent place for winter adventure. Snowshoeing Trails Near Alta-Snowbird Our Canyon Services condos are centrally located near [...]

2022-01-12T23:10:51+00:00Outdoors|

Winter Retreat: Plan a Romantic Getaway in Utah

Something about the winter season encourages us to cuddle up and spend time with that special someone. Winter is the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway in Utah with Canyon Services. Spend your days shredding the slopes together, then unwind at the spa and end the day with a romantic dinner. Spend time relaxing in one of our beautiful condos and cozy up in front of the gas fireplace. We also have a complimentary shuttle so you can access the amenities and restaurants at both Alta and Snowbird resorts. Start planning your romantic getaway now and check out our [...]

2021-12-21T22:50:06+00:00Local Flavor, Outdoors|

Learn to Ski in Utah: Alta Snowbird Ski Lessons

There's a reason why skiing is the most popular winter sport in the country. Every year millions of people opt to spend a winter vacation embracing snowy slopes in Utah. But, if you've never tried out this winter activity, you may be wondering where to start. There are two excellent ski schools in the Alta Snowbird area that offer lessons for every age and skill level. And our Canyon Services vacation rentals are five minutes away from both! Sign up for Alta or Snowbird ski lessons this winter and learn how to ski the Greatest Snow On Earth! Alf Engen’s [...]

2021-11-17T23:19:56+00:00Local Flavor, Outdoors|

The Best Mountain Biking in Utah at Alta-Snowbird

The quaint mountain towns of Alta and Snowbird are world-renowned as skiing destinations. The deep powder snow, rugged terrain, and sweeping mountain views are a skiing and winter recreation paradise. Because of this, the summer recreation opportunities in Alta-Snowbird are often overlooked. In the summer months, the snow melts away, revealing some of the best mountain biking in Utah. Bike through the Albion Basin in Alta or peddle the cross country trails at Snowbird. After a day on the trails, return to your vacation home with Canyon Services. We provide rentals close to mountain biking trails throughout the Alta-Snowbird area. [...]

2021-10-06T21:04:41+00:00Outdoors|

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Snowbird, Utah

Over two centuries ago, a wedding in Munich, Germany, hosted the first Oktoberfest celebration. Days of drinking, feasting, and horse racing commenced this tradition we all know and love 200 years later. But, you don’t need to travel to Germany to celebrate beer; Oktoberfest events occur all over the world. One of these annual festivals is located right here in Snowbird, Utah. The Snowbird Oktoberfest attracts visitors from all over looking for traditional German-style beer. This influx of visitors can make it difficult to book a room in time. Luckily, at Canyon Services we offer dozens of vacation rentals away [...]

2021-10-06T21:07:23+00:00Local Flavor|