UMA offers custom, overnight backcountry trips for two or more days. Mountaineering, winter camping, route-finding, avalanche safety, steep skiing and other skills can be included, depending on your goals.
Camp in the Wasatch backcountry and enjoy the serenity at night and first tracks in the morning. Guides will show you how to stay warm and comfortable while snow camping in a spectacular wilderness setting. The next morning you can move camp, work on skills, skin up for more runs or attempt the descent of a nearby summit. Break camp and ski out to a trailhead on the last day.
Difficulty: No backcountry experience necessary; intermediate to advanced downhill ski ability required
Duration: 2 days +
Max Ratio: 4:1
Meeting Time: Generally 8am
Meeting Location: Big or Little Cottonwood Park and Ride Lot, Alta or Brighton, depending on objective
What We Provide:
What You Need:
|1 person||$575 / person|
|2 people||$395 / person|
|3 people||$325 / person|
|4 people||$300 / person|
State & Local Taxes will be added. Gratuity not included.
Multi-Day Ski Tour Camping Below Pfeifferhorn
Photo by Tyson Bradley
Thank you. You guys are great. Andy Polloczek is unmatched, a great instructor.
- John Pack
Thanks for a fantastic day. Todd Passey is a world class guide. He found great lines and snow. Most importantly he kept me safe. Todd was so impressive at navigating the elements and knowing all of the variables. Thanks for an experience I will not forget.
- Scott Simon
I wanted to let you know what a fantastic time Janet and I had with Todd Glew. His guiding, route choices and knowledge of the area were excellent and, not least of all, he was great company and we really enjoyed hanging out with him. And as for my last day with Todd skiing the Y Couloir . . . that will forever be one of the most memorable days skiing of my life. Wow!!
- Tim Peckett
Just wanted to say we had a FANTASTIC time today on our first backcountry tour. Eric was a wonderful, knowledgable and high-competent guide who truly made our day the best it could ever be. Thank you!
- Coleen Colahan
Quino is a wonderful guide - did a great job taking us up Cardiff pass, couple runs on the slopes north of the pass, and then back to Alta. Quino was great - easy going, set the right pace so that we could all keep up, picked a good route for us. Just perfect - many thanks for having him guide us.
- Harm Scherpbier
Just wanted to drop a quick note thanking you guys for setting me up with such a great guide yesterday! Colby was great and I had an amazing time in the snow. His expertise, professionalism and knowledge of the area was unprecedented.
- Paul Kronser
You have a great bunch of guys here with these individuals and I am sure the others in your organization are just as pleasant. From the office staff I spoke with to all the guides in the field.
- James Albritton