Guided Backcountry Skiing

Guided Backcountry Skiing

Gear Rentals Gear Rentals

We offer a variety of rental equipment from beginner through performance. Gear can be secured through packages or individually based on your needs.

Guided Backcountry Skiing


Phone Number (801) 471-4387


Monday - Sunday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
A guided backcountry tour is the perfect way to safely enjoy backcountry skiing with an experienced guide.

Open up a new world of skiing/riding with unlimited terrain ranging from deep, powder bowls to tranquil, glade skiing. Experience backcountry skiing with Snowbird Mountain Guides.

This educational, scenic adventure may be customized for parties looking to experience new terrain or activities with focus on safe route finding. 

Backcountry Guided Skiing

  • Pricing: $370/1 guest. $560/2 guests. $780/3 guests. $1000/4 guests.Includes guided backcountry skiing and lunch.
  • Details: Your guide will assist you in getting your gear set-up, transitioning for uphill and downhill travel, and will take care of the route finding and risk management for you. Private groups only. Includes breakfast at The Forklift and a packed lunch from General Gritts.
  • Skill Level : All participants should be advanced skiers in physical condition for a high altitude exertion and must be able to hike with touring skis. Only available to guests ages 16 and over.
  • Time:  7:30 am at The Forklift (Snowbird Center, Plaza Deck)
  • Equipment:  Alpine touring skis or splitboard, climbing skins, transceiver, avalanche shovel, probe and backpack are required. Mammut transceiver, backpack, shovel and probe are included in the cost, but guests may also use their own gear if preferred. Touring skis and skins are available to rent at Snowbird, please contact us for more information.
  • Note:  Registration is now open for the 2023-24 winter season. Call 801.933.2029 to reserve your spot today.

Take the Bus

Taking the ski bus to Utah’s resorts is the relaxing, affordable and sustainable way to enjoy yourmountain commute.

The closest bus stop is located at
Snowbird Center

The closest Park and Ride stop is located at
Cottonwood Heights Park & Ride "aka Swamp Lot"

Get more information about the Ski Bus

9385 Snowbird Center Dr
Sandy, UT 84092

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