This 3-day, field-based seminar will bring participants to a variety of classic Wasatch backcountry ski terrain. Participants should be experienced backcountry skiers or split-boarders, comfortable skiing advanced terrain in un-groomed snow and willing to skin 3,000 feet + per day.
Spend three consecutive days exploring the finest terrain the Wasatch Range has to offer. Typical tour plans include Cardiff or Silver Fork Bi-Canyon tour from Alta to Big Cottonwood Canyon; White Pine/Red Pine/Maybird Gulch area; and Big Cottonwood to Mill Creek through tour.
Depending on current conditions and the goals, skills and experience of participants, guide may explore the Lone Peak, Twin Peaks and Mt. Olympus Wilderness areas, including Pfeifferhorn, Mill B. South, Broads Fork, Gobblers Knob and Raymond Peak terrain.
Snow conditions and avalanche risk will be discussed by guide and participants as tour plans for the following day are formulated.
Guide will offer avalanche assessment and route-finding insights; efficiency and safety tips for ski touring; and backcountry descent skills coaching.
How to Register:
Wasatch Sampler 3-Day Backcountry Skiing Clinic
Photo by Tyson Bradley
|Mar 5 - 7, 2020
Thu (8am-4pm), Fri (8am-4pm) & Sat (8am-4pm)
3 days, 8am-4pm each day
Salt Lake City, Utah
$549 per person plus tax
UMA reserves the right to cancel or shorten the Sampler if fewer than 2 participants register.
Intermediate - AdvancedView All Ski & Boarding Courses Guiding & Instruction Ski & Snowboard Equipment Logistics Frequently Asked Questions