Hotels in Alta Ski Area: Located in Utah's Wasatch Mountains, only 26 miles from downtown Salt Lake City, Iron Blosam Lodge @ Snowbird is truly a year-round resort. The slopes are just a short walk away. A free shuttle service takes guests to local ski areas and area restaurants in the evenings. Complimentary beverage service is available during ski season near the locker room. In the warmer weather, enjoy horseback riding, tennis, and the alpine slide. The game room includes a video arcade, pool and ping pong tables for the kids, and a second family pool and toddler pool in the summertime. Make use of the health club, swim in the heated outdoor pool, soak in the indoor hot tub, ease the tension away in the steam room, exercise room, and men's and women's dry sauna. Massage services are available during the winter season.