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What to do during your Alta vacation? Our Alta lodge recommends mountain biking!

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During Alta’s warmer climates, there’s no better way to experience the great outdoors than to go mountain biking! There are plenty of great spots around and Alta is well known for its excellent biking conditions. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is a course for any skill level and you will experience a thrill like none other. You may even spot some of our unique wildlife in their natural habitat! Our Alta Lodge, the Alta Peruvian highly recommends mountain biking next time you visit for your Alta vacation.

Our Alta lodge suggests you try mountain biking during your Alta vacation.

The Albion Basin is a great location up in the mountains with trails also frequented by hikers and horse riders. It is part of the Alta ski area and located at the top of the Little Cottonwood Canyon. Take one of the smooth dirt trails with a scenic view of the surrounding mountains and bring a picnic with you when it’s time for lunch. Explore the surrounding areas and you will truly experience Alta’s beautiful outdoors in all of their natural beauty.

Another popular trail is the Wasatch Crest Trail which takes you through the vast forest scenery. This 20 mile section runs through the Great Western Trail, which is 3000 miles in total! Other recommended biking routes are the Mueller Park Trail, Old Ephraim’s Grave Trail, Ridge Trail 157 and Beaver Creek Trail. There are literally hundreds of options for the keen biker.

Remember when you are biking to bring enough water and food, always tell someone where you are going and wear a helmet. Stay on path and help to protect our beautiful natural vegetation.

Coming for an Alta Vacation? Stay with our Alta Lodge, the Alta Peruvian!

If you’re coming to visit Alta, summer is a great time to experience the great outdoors and see what our region has to offer. The Alta Peruvian lodge is a stylish and comfortable resort and the perfect way to relax after spending the day exploring. Unwind in one of our two lavish hot tubs or grab a drink at the Alta Peruvian Bar. Read about our upscale rooms, helpful amenities and  more on the Alta Peruvian website.