Originally Posted by lnester
Most locals IMO like Alta better than the Bird. Liam's post above is absolutely ON THE MARK! Go back and re-read. At the Bird, it's about vertical for a lot of people, and they just go-go-go. Which is fine, I'm not knocking it. It's just not everyone's cup of tea.
Alta is about true skiing. And the steeps and pow there are as good as anywhere. Both places rock, so it's really like deciding between two great menu items. You can't lose either way.