Snowcat Skiing

Your ticket to the powder train.

Experience untracked powder skiing/riding via a snowcat in Snowbird's amazing backcountry terrain including 5 distinct areas: Sinner’s Pass, Pagan Basin, Borussia, Miller Hill and Mary Ellen Gulch. With small private groups and acres of untracked terrain, catsking is an optimal activity for safe physically-distanced winter recreation.

From the Aerial Tram to snowcat skiing within 45 minutes, Snowbird Mountain Guides offers the best ease of access to backcountry powder skiing. Get the most out of your time in the mountains.

Half-day and full-day private tours are available for groups up to 8 people.

Snowbird Mountain Guides

Location
Snowbird Center, Plaza Deck

 

Standard Tour

  • Details: $450+taxes/single seat. Includes a half-day of guided catskiing with 2 guides in the backcountry and starts with breakfast at the Forklift. When possible and conditions allow, the group will start the day off with in-bounds warm-up laps, a pre-trip briefing and then head to the snowcat. The group will begin heading back to the ski area from the backcountry between 12:30 - 12:45 pm.
  • Terrain: Includes the majestic Mary Ellen Gulch, rolling terrain and aspen trees of Miller Hill and the north-facing slopes of Pagan Basin.
  • Skill Level: Advanced/expert skiers and riders recommended.
  • Time: 7:30 am - 1 pm. Meet your guides outside the Forklift (Snowbird Center, Plaza Deck, Level 3).

Half-Day Private Tour

  • Details: Update details to $4500+taxes (up to 12 people). Includes a half-day of guided catskiing with 2 guides in the backcountry and starts with breakfast at the Forklift. When possible and conditions allow, the group will start the day off with in-bounds warm-up laps, a pre-trip briefing and then head to the snowcat. The group will begin heading back to the ski area from the backcountry between 12:30 - 12:45 pm.
  • Terrain: Includes the majestic Mary Ellen Gulch, rolling terrain and aspen trees of Miller Hill and the north-facing slopes of Pagan Basin.
  • Skill Level: Advanced/expert skiers and riders recommended.
  • Time: 7:30 am - 1pm. Meet your guides outside the Forklift (Snowbird Center, Plaza Deck, Level 3).

Full-Day Private Tour

  • Details: $6,000+taxes (up to 12 people). Includes a full-day of guided catskiing with 2 guides, breakfast at the Forklift, and a custom lunch in the backcountry. When possible and conditions allow, the group will start the day off with in-bounds warm-up laps, a pre-trip briefing and then head to the snowcat. The group will begin heading back to the ski area from the backcountry between 3 - 3:15 pm.
  • Terrain: Includes the majestic Mary Ellen Gulch, rolling terrain and aspen trees of Miller Hill and the north-facing slopes of Pagan Basin.
  • Skill Level: Advanced/expert skiers and riders recommended.
  • Time: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm. Meet your guides outside the Forklift (Snowbird Center, Plaza Deck, Level 3).

Equipment

Modern powder ski technology is recommended. Equipment is available at a discount rate the day prior through Snowbird Sports. All participants should be advanced skiers or riders in physical condition for high altitude exertion in variable snow and weather conditions. Participants must wear a beacon, which will be provided.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made by guest more than 30 days prior to your reservation date will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made by guest within 30 days prior will receive a full refund less a $50 per person processing fee for Standard Tours and $600 processing fee for Private Tours.
  • Cancellations made by guest within 72 hours or less are non-refundable.
  • Snowbird reserves the right to cancel any reservation due to conditions beyond our control. If Snowbird cancels for any reason you will have the option to reschedule or receive a full refund.

Snowcat Skiing

Status
Closed
Hours

Closed for the season

Pricing

From $450/seat