January 31, 2019

(Photo Above: Mid January at Alta's Peruvian Lodge. Dude! Where's my car?)

This season the snow has piled up in the Cottonwood Canyons. It's looking very white up there at the moment! We had a cool and dry (overall) start to the season in October and November, which cre...

December 24, 2018

This winter season we are very excited about a variety of new guided ski touring trip options here in Utah including helicopter assisted ski touring in the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains, snowmobile assisted ski touring in the Uinta Mountains and Yurt based multi-day sk...

August 15, 2018

This season we are offering a special early-purchase package rate on guided ski days. Supplies are limited. Contact today!

Pre-Season Private Guided Day Package Rates:

-$300+tax/day if you buy five or more days ($100 discount per day). Or $275+tax/day for 10 or more days...

August 5, 2018

Regardless of how fun climbing is, for climbers just ending the day safe and unharmed is the ultimate goal. All else is a bonus. With routine climbing practices it is easy to cut corners in the order of ease or out of impatience but as many veteran climbers can attest...

July 10, 2018

Traditional climbing has a reputation for scaring climbers new to it. Suddenly it is up to the climber to find the way now, no bolts lead the way anymore and it's important to stay on route, as climbing off route is a journey into the unknown. Trad climbers must place...

May 25, 2018

Increasingly, new climbers are entering the sport of climbing by starting off indoors or at a local sport climbing crags. Usually climbers first climb on a top-rope then over time they may have the courage and skill to try their hands at leading a pitch. The vast and e...

May 6, 2018

In my observation one common stumbling point for climbers of a surprisingly wide base of experience is that of safely and efficiently setting and cleaning sport-climbs.  In theory the process is easy but the reality of the situation is that many climbers unintentionall...

January 22, 2018

Normally we relate experience with a level of proficiency. The more experience one has, the better qualified they are to make the right decisions. It is proven that humans make decisions more readily if they have made similar decisions beforehand. As we recognize patte...