Sock it to ‘Em: Best Stocking Stuffers for Skiers

By Pam's Plate \ December 9 2014

The holiday season is an overload of decision making. We’ve compiled some no-brainers for all stockings, big and small. Give the gift of Pow!

 

For the Tweeners

The Passport: Exclusively through Ski Utah, 5th and 6th graders can ski FREE! Fifth graders ski or ride three times FREE* at each of Utah's 15 resorts with the passport, for a $35 processing fee. Sixth graders ski or ride one time FREE* at each resort, for the $35 processing fee. The Passport is loaded with special deals for ski and snowboard rentals, lessons, etc. that will help them shred the pow!

 

For the Explorer

The Yeti Pass: For the intrepid rover always seeking new runs; OR, for someone new to Utah who would love to see every resort, give them the entire state! The Yeti Pass is good for one lift ticket at EVERY Utah ski and snowboard resort during the 2014-15 season. It’s $649, which breaks down to only $43 per day!

 

For the Badass

The Interconnect Tour: Give an experience. Guests ski resort and backcountry terrain between and through as many as six resorts in one day. Scheduled Interconnect Tour spaces include two guides (trained in snow safety and backcountry etiquette), lunch at an on-mountain resort restaurant, lift access, transportation back to point of origin and our coveted finisher's pin (gratuity not included).$325

Winter Bobsled Rides: G forces anyone? Take the ride of a lifetime on the Comet Bobsled! One of the Utah Olympic Park's professional pilots takes three passengers on a thrilling ride down the the 2002 Olympic track. 30% off rides before December 19th.

 

For the Collector

Yeti Plush Doll: Everyone needs something to snuggle while dreaming of sugar plums and powder days. This cute little dude is the perfect souvenir, a Christmas reminder of the best ski vacation ever. $26

 

For the Academic

Utahns tout the greatest snow on Earth. Now, give the proof. In Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth, Jim Steenburgh investigates Wasatch weather, exposing the myths, explaining the reality, and revealing how and why Utah's powder lives up to its reputation. Steenburgh, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Utah, examines ski and snowboard regions beyond Utah, making this book a meteorological guide to mountain weather and snow climates worldwide. $21.95, Ebook $18.

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