Backcountry Skiing in Salt Lake City, UT
About Salt Lake City Backcountry Skiing
Salt Lake City's high Wasatch Peaks offer spectacular backacountry skiing -- from the canyons to the mountaintops. Utah reaps a yearly harvest of deep powder that make fresh tracks a fairly common experience. RootsRated takes a tour of the best skiing destinations where you can get off the resort and find your own lines.
Utah has been called the most scenic state in the country. The "Mighty 5" national parks attract the most attention, but even further off the beaten path are countless hidden gems.
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