Swap your lift tickets for one of these action-packed adventures and get hooked on skiing and snowboarding all over again.
Its no secret that Utah is home to The Greatest Snow On Earth®, but don’t think you have to stick to the lifts to experience the rush of this famous champagne powder. Swap your lift ticket for one of these action-packed adventures and get hooked on skiing and snowboarding all over again.
PARK CITY POWDER CATS |pccats.com | 435-649-6596
When the resorts have been skied out and there’s no powder to be found, head over to Park City Powder Cats for a second helping. Located 25 minutes outside of Park City at Thousand Peaks Ranch, more than 40,000 acres of privately owned bowls, glades and peaks are divvied up among a limited number of backcountry skiers and snowboarders. Carve up fresh powder stashes in the high Uinta Mountains by means of Snowcat skiing, heli-skiing or, new for this year, Cat-assisted ski and splitboard tours. Whatever you choose, you’ll rack up a full day of powder runs and maintain plenty of energy after refueling over a gourmet picnic lunch.
WASATCH POWDERBIRD GUIDES | powderbird.com | 801-742-2800
Forget the morning caffeine rush. The sound of helicopter blades is enough to get you buzzing. Wasatch Powderbird Guides has delivered adrenaline-fueled powder turns to intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders in the Wasatch Mountains
for 40 seasons. Meet your guides and pilot at either of Wasatch Powderbirds’ two heliports, located at Snowbird or Canyons Resort. After a short flight, you’ll be carving down above-treeline peaks and fields of bottomless powder in small groups before returning to the resort at mid-day. For more thrill-seeking globetrotters, join Wasatch Powderbirds in Greenland, Chile, Argentina, Turkey or Japan and cash in on international powder turns.
BEST SNOWKITE CENTER IN UTAH | bestkiteboarding.com | 801-998-8546
POWDER MOUNTAIN SNOWKITING CENTER | powdermountain.com | 801-745-3772
No lifts, no mountains, no problem. Harnessing the power of wind drifts, snowkiters catch serious air, carve high-speed turns and negotiate gravity-defying tricks whileattached to a two-line kite. The Best Snowkite Center in Utah provides access to the Wasatch’s best kiting zones and provides expert instructors to help you get there. Alternatively, set aside a day and trek north to Powder Mountain for an excursion at the country’s only ski resort to offer exclusive snowkite terrain. Both venues offer half-day lessons and equipment rentals for beginners, while expert kiters are given
free reign of the nearby, snowkite-friendly terrain.