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The Backcountry Pros

Utah Ski Guides And Utah Rock Climbing Guides

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We Live and Breathe the Mountains


Whether it's a day backcountry skiing in Utah's Wasatch mountain peaks, a 'tough as nails' day of alpine ascents or desert crack climbing in Red Rock Canyons, or a multi-week journey in Alaska, we have you covered. Each trip is custom-tailored to meet your goals.

Best in the Business!



We offer industry-leading experiences with particular attention to safety and professionalism to help you leave the mountains with a new understanding of what is possible. Our highly capable guides are professionally trained and/or certified through American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) guide training programs specific to the terrain they work to ensure consistency between guides and overall continuity as a team.

Wizard Rings - Chugach Mountains
White Pine Creek, Utah
White Pine Canyon, Utah
Lambs Canyon, Utah
Mt. Superior, Utah
Middle Slope, Utah
Kessler Peak, Utah
Honeycomb Peak, Utah
Antarctic Ice Bergs
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Expert Facts On Utah Rock Climbing:

  • Utah is home to some of the best rock climbing in the world, with various terrain and difficulty levels. -

  • When rock climbing, you should always wear appropriate safety gear, including a helmet, harness, and shoes. 

  • Check weather conditions before climbing, as rain or high winds can make it dangerous.

  • It's essential to have an experienced guide or mentor who can teach you proper technique and help you stay safe while climbing. 

  • You may be surprised by how physically demanding rock climbing or mountaineering can be - even short climbs require strength and endurance! 

  • There are many different types of holds on rocks that climbers use to ascend - from jugs (large handholds) to crimps (smaller fingerholds).

  • Climbing routes often involve problem-solving and physical exertion - figuring out which holds will get you up the wall is part of the challenge!

  • The views from atop a cliff face or sandstone boulders are incredible for a climber - don't forget to enjoy them!

Expert Fact On Utah Ski Guides

  • Utah is home to some of the best skiing in the world.

  • Skiing in Utah can be an exhilarating experience for all levels of skiers. 

  • The Utah terrain ranges from beginner slopes to advanced runs, with plenty of options for everyone. 

  • Before heading out on the slopes, you should always check weather conditions, as snowstorms can occur quickly and unexpectedly. 

  • Avalanche safety is a must when skiing in Utah; ensure you are familiar with avalanche warnings and know how to respond if one occurs. 

  • Après ski activities such as hot tubs, restaurants, bars, and live music venues provide plenty of entertainment after a day on the slopes.



The Backcountry Pros

1472 South 200 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84115


Tel: +1 801 631 4360

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