Guided Backcountry Skiing Trips and Instructional Courses in Northern Utah

Utah Backcountry Skiing

Come ski unforgettable snow in the challenging terrain of the Wasatch Mountains for a guided experience like no other!


A wonderful combination of natural factors provide Utah’s Wasatch Mountains such great skiing conditions so much of the time. The skiing areas are truly world class. Yes, the area receives lots of snow with more than 500 inches annually of mostly dry, hero quality snow in favored locations; however, snow is just one part of the story. Other factors include: optimal elevation, desirable latitude, moderate climate, long and even fall-lines, fall-lines with pitch, sparse tree cover, often favorable snow stability, and relatively easy access. These factors all contribute to make the backcountry skiing experience in Utah remarkable and unique. The Backcountry Pros is permitted to operate throughout the USFS lands of the Salt Lake Ranger District including throughout Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. 

Wolverine Cirque Wasatch Backcounrty
Twin Lakes Pass Wasatch
Solitude Powder
Lone Peak Steep
USA Bowl Big Cottonwood Canyon
Untouched Wasatch Backcountry
Pink Pine Ridge Utah Backcountry
Silver and Days Fork Wasatch
Honeycomb Canyon Big Cottonwood
Kessler Peak East Couloir Wasatch
Bells Canyon and Lone Peak Utah
Little Cottonwood Creek
Mt Superior Little Cottonwood Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon Powder Utah
Pink Pine Ridge Utah Touring
Box Elder Peak Utah Backcountry
Coal Pit Headwall Wasatch Backcounty
Cardiac Bowl Wasatch Backcountry

Private Group Ski Touring

Ski or split-board tour (with skins) to the best snow and terrain that we can safely explore on the given day. For each guided group, we take pride in custom tailoring every trip around the needs and desires of the group. We can focus on skiing and riding powder; skiing steeps; or teaching and refreshing techniques to help you become more proficient in the mountains. Access to tours depends on the groups’ objective. Many outings might start by skinning from the car at roadside, while others might gain the high country first by ski lift* or helicopter* before taking runs or putting skins on.

* = At additional cost. Access from Alta and Brighton at discounted rates. Heli access available here:  Heli Rates

Available: November - June

Trip Duration: 6-9hrs

Group Size: 1-6

Guide Ratio: 4:1


-Minimum of Advanced downhill skiing/riding ability

-Backcountry experience is NOT required

-Good level of fitness


                                 Group Size

               1            2               3             4 - 6


   1    $450       $275pp      $225pp      $200pp

   2    $843       $515pp      $421pp      $375pp

   3    $1,181    $721pp      $590pp      $525pp

   4    $1,461    $893pp      $731pp      $650pp 

•Longer trips available upon request

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