13 Gift Ideas to Get Any Winter Fanatic This Holiday Season

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By Yeti \ December 14 2015 \ 0 Comments

The Ski Utah Yeti couldn’t help but throw out some gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for your winter loving friends and family members this holiday season. From backcountry ski excursions to amazing meals and spa days to family activities on the mountain, there is something out there for every type of skier and snowboarder.

For Every Winter Lover

Ski Utah Buff: Warm up your mountain friends this winter season with a Ski Utah Buff. It's an affordable and practical gift that every skier and snowboarder would be stoked to get. Take it from professional skier, Angel Collinson, “Never underestimate the power of a Buff. I feel better prepared if I have a buff and never leave home without one.” 

Gift Card to Backcountry.com: You can’t go wrong with a gift card to Backcountry.com, especially if the person receiving it loves the outdoors. Backcountry.com has a huge range of products that cater towards many different types of people – even someone who isn’t the biggest outdoor junkie. This is an easy stocking stuffer that can be purchased online.

A Discrete Hat: Discrete produces stylish beanies and snapbacks that every skier/snowboarder would love to rock. Based out of Salt Lake City and started by professional skier Julian Carr, this hat company is trendy and geared towards anyone living the mountain lifestyle.

 

For the Powder Hungry

First Tracks at a Utah Resort: There is simply nothing like being the first one to ski untouched powder – it’s life changing, every single time. From renting an entire resort to have to yourself, to hopping in a helicopter and scoping out your lines, to cat skiing; Utah resorts have all the options to fulfill a ski fanatics powder dream.

The Interconnect Tour: Ski Utah’s Interconnect Tour is a solid gift for anyone on a mission to find fresh powder. This tour is for advanced and expert skiers who are looking to get a full Utah ski adventure exploring up to six different ski resorts backcountry and inbound terrain – now that’s some epic coverage!

For the Little Ones

5th and 6th Grade Passports: Get your little one out to ski all 14 of Utah’s renowned ski resorts for only $35 –UHH, deal! Ski Utah’s passport program enables 5th graders to ski three days and 6th graders to ski one day at each ski resort. The passport also comes with various pass perks such as gear rentals, lessons, and extra lift tickets.


For those wanting to share this amazing experience with their child, Ski Utah offers a Yeti Pass to ski a day at all of Utah’s resorts for $46 a day. These options are great stalking stuffers that will get the family out on the mountain together.

Extreme Tubing at Utah's Olympic Park: Experience a little thrill and share some family laughter by extreme tubing at Utah’s Olympic Park. Not only will it keep the little ones highly entertained, it’s an easy and economical way to get in some quality winter fun in with the entire family.

For the Foodie

Deer Valley Seafood Buffet: Perfect for the skier who is known to rip down the slopes and devour meals after, Deer Valley’s Seafood Buffet has been rated one of the best in America. This buffet includes hot seafood dishes, roast duck, prime rib, various vegetable options, mouth-watering desserts, and plenty of drink options.

Yurt at Solitude: Imagine snowshoeing through snow-covered mountains under the moonlight to a quaint yurt with a four-course meal awaiting you. This dreamy and unique fine dining experience, offered through Solitude Mountain Resort, will excite any adventure seeking foodie. 

Sushi: No one can go wrong with a gift card to an amazing sushi restaurant. Most skiers and boarders love topping off a day at mountain with a nice cold Sapporo, steamy miso soup, fresh sashimi, and a flavorful roll or two. The only things to consider when selecting which restaurant: Where does this person ski or live? Lucky for you, Ski Utah loves sushi and created the ultimate sushi restaurant breakdown in the Ogden, Park City, and Salt Lake City areas.

For the Zen

Heber Valley Homestead Crater: This geothermal spring, naturally formed on the Wasatch Mountains, serves as the perfect post-ski adventure for any yogi, chiller, or au-naturale type. It invites guests to simply unwind by swimming through its mineral waters, taking a paddleboard yoga class, or enjoying a nice therapeutic dip.



Spa Day at Sundance Resort: Escape to the mountains with your loved one and have a day entirely devoted to spending quality time together at The Spa at Sundance Resort. Known for its tranquil energy and all-natural services, The Spa has a variety of packages, massages, body treatments, and wellness programs that couples can enjoy together to help spread the love.

For the Party Animal

A Bottle of High West Whiskey: We all have that friend who is the life of the party, so why not help them out with a nice bottle of high-end whiskey that's locally made in Utah's Wasatch Mountain Range? Pair this gift with a couple Ski Utah shot glasses to help them get their party started the second they open their present. Want to join the party with your pal and take the aprés ski route? High West's location in Park City is the only ski-in and ski-out distillery in the world. Built in the 1870's, this saloon is quite the historic spot because it was Utah's first distillery. 

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Yeti

In search of The Greatest Snow on Earth®, the Yeti ultimately landed in Utah. The Ski Utah Yeti wanders the state of Utah in search of the deepest and lightest snow on the planet. Follow the Yeti to get the latest info on local pow stashes, crazy events, storm totals, and tips and tricks on the best ways to maximize your Utah experience. The Yeti is also known to throw out the occasional swag.. so be sure to stay tuned. Yeti knows best!

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