Resort Report | Late Winter 2018


Looking to improve your ski skills or celebrate spring? Check out these upcoming skiing and snowboarding events and workshops at Utah’s ski resorts. These listings are accurate at press time, but we’ll continue adding events at as more information becomes available.


Birding on Skis (February 12, March 12, April 9)
Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this winter in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Events held 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. the second Monday of each month.

Snowshoe Naturalist Tour (February 17 and March 17)
Learn about the winter wonders of Alta at a free, naturalist-led nature tour. Look for wildlife tracks in the snow while learning about animal adaptations and the history of Little Cottonwood Canyon.


Beaver Bash (March TBD)
Send ski season off in style at this party featuring boxcar racing, pond skimming, live music, costumes, and plenty of sunshine.

Wild Women (February 14 and March 14)
These all-women, half-day clinics are for skiers and snowboarders looking to improve their ski skills while making new friends. Price includes lesson, breakfast, and lunch.


Munchkin Jam (February 24)
A rail jam for the kiddos.

Hero Day (March 17)
Half off lift tickets for police, firefighters, military, and paramedics.

Great White Weekend (March 24–25)
Fun boarding and skiing weekend with prizes and a party at The Last Chair Saloon inside the Giant Steps Lodge with live music.


Wasatch Powder Keg (February 23–25)
Ski mountaineering race weekend. Details in the Starting Line.


Easter Bunny Visits Deer Valley (April 1)
Bring the kids to see the Easter Bunny and take pictures at Snow Park Lodge from 9:00–11:00 a.m.


Seven Summits Challenge (February 24)
This challenge is for skiers and snowboarders who want to hit the whole mountain, hike a few peaks, and shred the best powder stashes and advanced terrain—all in one day.

USSA Rev Tour (February 26–March 2)
Get an up-close look at the action sports stars of tomorrow at this slopestyle and halfpipe event for skiers and snowboarders. The 2018 Games will have just wrapped, but this is the showcase for young athletes who plan to represent their countries in 2022.

Spring Gruv (March 24–April 8)
This wild, 16-day spring bash’s highlight is a Pond Skimming Contest on Saturday, April 7 outside Red Pine Lodge. Contestants sport a costume as they attempt to cross a 100-foot pond on skis or a snowboard. FREE après-ski concerts held all week in the Canyons Village and Park City Base Areas.

Easter Celebration (April 1)
Celebrate Easter with on-mountain Easter Egg Hunts! Over 7,000 eggs will be distributed around the resort for people of all ages to find. Kids ages 6 and under can participate in a hunt just for them in Park City or Canyons Village while older kids can find eggs on the First Time Run.


SheShreds.Co Jamboree (February 3 and March 3)
Ladies only rail jam. For skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Gear demos and clinics offered all day.

Easter Egg Hunt (March 31)
Details to come.


Full Moon Cross Country Skiing (March 2–3)
Cross-country ski or snowshoe by the light of the full moon from 5:00–9:00 p.m. Grab the family or a date and independently explore Sundance’s wooded trails at night. Unguided so you can explore as for as long as you like. Bring a headlamp! $17 per person.

Nordic Center Night Owling (February 9 and 23, March 9 and 23)
Join wildlife experts on a guided snowshoe tour where you’ll learn about wildlife in winter then head out on the trail to call and locate owls in the area. $45 per person.


Rossignol Olympic Steeps Camp (February 23–25)
Learn the tactics and techniques of steep big mountain skiing at this three-day camp with Fuzz Feddersen, a legend in the sport of freestyle skiing.

USASA Slopestyle Events (February 24–25)
Rail Jam Saturday, Slopestyle Sunday.


Get Up to Get Down (January 13, February 10, March 10)
An uphill ski race to the top of Hidden Peak that benefits Wasatch Adaptive Sports. Expect great prizes, contests, music, food, and adult beverages.

Subaru WinterFest (March 24–25)
Come celebrate your passion for winter at this free on-mountain festival. Enjoy live music while testing gear, win prizes from daily giveaways, plus enjoy free coffee and s’mores.

Easter at Snowbird (April 1)
Sunrise service on Hidden Peak, pancake breakfast, and FREE Easter Egg Hunt for kids 11 and under.


February Utah SkiMo Race (February 13)
Try ski mountaineering (a.k.a. skimo racing) at this after-work race at Solitude. Welcoming to first timers and experienced racers, challenge your legs then stay after for awards and socializing.

Nordic Center’s Annual Spring Fling (March 17)
Enjoy Nordic ski racing, live music, and food. Registration at 8:00 a.m. Event begins at 9:00 a.m. Dress in a costume for a chance to win great prizes. For more information, call the Nordic Center at 801-536-5774.

27th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Tour (March 24)
Enjoy free chocolate treats by following a map on your Chocolate Lover’s Passport to different stations on the mountain beginning at 9:00 a.m. Receive a stamp from each station and you’ll be entered to win great prizes. Completed passports due by noon; prize drawing at 1:00 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt (April 1)
Bring kids ages 2–10 to a FREE Easter Egg Hunt at the Snowsports Academy in the Moonbeam Base Area. Event begins at 9:00 a.m. Stay to ride with the Easter Bunny.

Closing Day (April 15)
Head to Solitude for the last day of skiing and riding for the season!


About Author

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.

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