25 January 2012 Last updated at 21:00

Ski Sunday reports on the resort that bans snowboarders

Ski Sunday reports from Alta in Utah - the 11th largest state in the United States and one of only three resorts in the world to enforce a complete ban on snowboarders.

Many come for some of the best snow in the US, others because of the ban.

However, the ban often does not hit hardcore snowboarders, instead affecting families with a mix of skiiers and boarders. And, while snowboarders might not be allowed to use the lifts they can use the slopes if they are willing to put in a few hard yards walking the hills...