UTAH FAMILY SKI TRIP

Enjoy a winter adventure in what is known as ‘The Greatest Snow on Earth,’ hosted by local expert and Snowbird avalanche forecaster, Dean Cardinale. You can fully customize this trip to experience anything and everything you can dream of doing in Northern Utah: snowshoeing, skiing (backcountry, sidecountry, in-bounds, snowcat, and helicopter skiing), snowmobiling, learning about snow science and avalanche forecasting, working with avalanche rescue dogs, and more!

SUMMARY

TRIP TYPE: Adventure

ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate

TRIP LENGTH: 7 days/6 nights

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Day 1: Arrive to Salt Lake City, Utah (SLC)

  • Guests will arrive in SLC and transfer to Little Cottonwood Canyon
  • Welcome Orientation and Reception
  • Overnight: Alta Peruvian Lodge
  • Meals included: D

Day 2: Ski Day

  • Free day of skiing at Alta or Snowbird Ski Resort; lessons available upon request
  • Overnight: Alta Peruvian Lodge
  • Meals included: B/L/D

Day 3: Ski Day

  • Ski Alta or Snowbird Ski Resort
  • Behind the scenes of Snowbird Ski Patrol & Snow Safety: tour, snow study plot, snow densities, avalanche route procedures, avalanche forecasting, explosives handling, artillery use, mountain dispatch, opening mountain safely, and more
  • Overnight: Alta Peruvian Lodge
  • Meals included: B/L/D

Day 4: Avalanche Clinic

  • Optional: Dawn Patrol | Pre-public Tram Skiing
  • Avalanche Clinic: 6 hour classroom and field course: basics of safe mountain travel, snow pack evaluation, and self rescue
  • Overnight: Alta Peruvian Lodge
  • Meals included: B/L/D

Day 5: Winter a la Carte & Rescue Dog Demo

  • Other optional winter activities: snowmobile, snowshoe tour, interconnect tours, ski Brighton/Solitude, and more
  • Avalanche Rescue Dog Demo |  learn about our avalanche rescue dog program: training, testing, and rescue response
  • Air-med Helicopter Ambulance rescue demonstration
  • Optional Mine Tour: Explore the historical mines of Little Cottonwood Canyon
  • Overnight: Alta Peruvian Lodge
  • Meals included: B/L/D

Day 6: Ski Day

Day 7: Departure Day

  • After breakfast, we will say our goodbyes and transfer to Salt Lake City International Airport
  • If guests are interested in continuing their time in Utah, WWTrek can provide additional services

HUMAN OUTREACH PROJECT IN THE USA

One of World Wide Trekking’s founding principles is giving back to the places we operate. Through our sister non-profit, Human Outreach Project, we are making a difference in lives around the globe and close to home in Utah. With our office and home base in Utah, we are working on a number of local projects that guests can get involved with.

HOP is proud to support 30 local veterans and their families with deliveries of food and gift cards during the holiday season through our Veterans Outreach Program. Our newest local program, HOP Outdoors, runs summer hiking trips in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains to give underserved local children the chance to get outdoors and build a healthy connection with nature.

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