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Backcountry Skiing and Snowshoeing

For those who enjoy walking snowshoeing is a wonderful way to experience our beautiful mountains without skis. Alta Ski Area offers wonderful opportunities for snowshoeing. Bring a picnic lunch (weather permitting) and venture off to explore some of this wonderful terrain.

Snowshoe rentals are available at the Alta Ski Shop located in the Wildcat Ticket Office near the Collins Lift.
Alta Ski Shop
(801) 799-2293 or ONLINE

Along with world-class ski and snowboard resorts, Alta and Snowbird are home to some of the best backcountry ski opportunities you will find anywhere.

Wasatch Powderbird Guides
(801) 742-2800 or ONLINE
Wasatch Powderbird Guide’s Utah base is at Snowbird and offers helicopter access to the Wasatch’s unsurpassed back county terrain. They have been guiding in the Wasatch for over 30 years and their world class guides will spend the day guiding you to untracked powder runs you can’t reach by ski lift.

Utah Mountain Adventures
(801) 550-3986 or ONLINE
If you are an experienced back country skier the Utah Avalanche Forecast Center offers daily reports and warnings on backcountry conditions. For the less experienced backcountry skier, or for those not familiar with the terrain, Utah Mountain Adventures offers year-round climbing and backcountry skiing guide service, with an instructional emphasis.

Ski Utah Interconnect Tour
(801) 534-1907 or ONLINE
The Ski Utah Interconnect Adventure Tour offers a safe, exciting and unique way to experience the Wasatch Mountain backcountry via routes in and out of six different ski resorts. Trained guides lead the way to fabulous terrain between Alta, Snowbird, Brighton, Solitude and Park City and is for experienced skiers only.