Experienced ski and mountain guides are available for alpine ski tours in Utah’s spectacular backcountry or for climbing the frozen waterfalls of the Wasatch. Instruction and guided activities are offered to individuals and groups of all levels of physical ability. Call 801-550-3986.
Video of backcountry skiing in the Wasatch
Helicopter skiing and boarding in the scenic backcountry of the Wasatch range is offered from the Snowbird heliport. Prices vary depending on time of year and number of skiers. Call 801-742-2800 for information.
Ski Utah offers the advanced skier a unique opportunity to ski as many as five resorts in a single day. Guides lead skiers through the spectacular backcountry of the Wasatch range and down a few runs in the ski areas. The four-area tour begins at Snowbird and includes Snowbird, Alta, Brighton and Solitude. Approximately 8 hours in length, this tour operates Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The five-area tour begins at Park City and includes Park City, Brighton, Solitude, Alta and Snowbird. Also about 8 hours in length, this tour operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Cost is $325 per person and includes guide service, lunch, lift access, transportation back to point of origin and a finisher’s pin. Participants must be 16 years or older. This tour is not designed for the timid. The trip requires some walking, traversing, and the ability to ski in diverse snow conditions. The tour operates from mid-December through mid-April, conditions and weather permitting. Includes lunch at Solitude and transportation to point of origin. For information, contact Ski Utah at 801-534-1907.
A unique adventure of guided off-trail skiing and snowboarding in the Grizzly Gulch Bowl located in Little Cottonwood Canyon above Alta. Prices are $325 per person for 5 runs. Call Alta’s Alf Engen Ski School at 801-359-1078 for information.