The Needle is about as steep and long as it gets, making it one of the most coveted and primo lines in the Wasatch.
1986 - 3442 m | 3.2 km
One of the longest lines in the Wasatch, this is a classic steep skiing adventure with a little bit of everything.
2072 - 2703 m | 1.2 km
Memorial #4 is one of the classic steep lines on the backside of Mount Olympus.
Major Tom Approach
2552 - 2883 m | 1.1 km
The approach to Major Tom starts at the Neff's Canyon trailhead and follows the canyon up until it branches into Thomas Fork and then reaches the ridge line.
Twin Peaks - NW Couloir
1583 - 3442 m | 6.7 km
One of the nicest couloirs off of one of the biggest and most iconic Wasatch peaks.
1972 - 3338 m | 4.9 km
One of the long classic lines hidden deep in the Wasatch.
1934 - 2743 m | 1.4 km
The Y-Not Couloir is a steeper, spicier little brother to the Y Couloir. It's a bit shorter and involves a short rappel.
1734 - 2539 m | 1.6 km
The Apollo Couloir is the shorter, mellower sister chute to the Zeus Couloir on the magnificent northwest face of Mount Olympus.
1878 - 3348 m | 3.5 km
Coalpit is one of longest and most coveted runs in the Central Wasatch.
2995 - 3440 m | 1.3 km
Plinko is the steep and complicated connection of chutes and ramps on the N face of the Pfeifferhorn that requires several rappels.
Pfeifferhorn SE Ridge
2702 - 3357 m | 2.6 km
The SE ridge is a great ski run and the only way off the Pfeifferhorn without rappelling.
Pfeifferhorn NE Couloir
3122 - 3437 m | 0.6 km
For those who have braved the NW couloir and are looking for something steeper and more exposed, this is the next level in steep skiing.
2794 - 3339 m | 1.4 km
A steep and spicy chute that's a must if you've skied the other lines off of Thunder Ridge.
1978 - 2891 m | 1.4 km
The Spindrift Couloir runs off of Storm Mountain and is one of the longest, steepest, and tightest lines in the Wasatch Mountains. It averages around 45 degrees and involves 2-4 rappels depending on conditions.
Twin Peaks - Southwest Face
2484 - 3433 m | 2.7 km
Twin Peaks is one of the tallest and most iconic peaks in the Wasatch Range with several great steep skiing possibilities from it's summit. One of those is the SW Face that is skiable from the western summit.
2578 - 3036 m | 0.8 km
Yonkers is the spicy little neighbor to the north of Bonkers. It's not as long, but it's steeper and not skied as often.
2501 - 3214 m | 1.8 km
If you're looking for great long powder runs, this is one of the finest around!
Twin Peaks - E Face
2859 - 3440 m | 1.2 km
This is a short but very steep line off of one of the tallest and most iconic Wasatch peaks.
2746 - 3011 m | 0.5 km
The Boston Strangler is a short and spicy chute that rarely gets skied and can be fun if you're in the area!
Twin Peaks Approach
1892 - 3439 m | 5.9 km
The approach to Twin Peaks heads up Broads Fork to gain this iconic peak and it's many great ski lines.
2205 - 2660 m | 0.9 km
Memorial #2 is the main chute on the NE side of the saddle between Mount Olympus north and south summits.
Thunder Ridge Approach
2778 - 3162 m | 1.8 km
Thunder Ridge is not easy to get to, but it holds some of the greatest lines in the Wasatch. This is how to get there.
Lone Peak Approach
1716 - 3424 m | 5.7 km
This is how to approach Lone Peak from the S via the town of Alpine.
2349 - 2921 m | 1.2 km
This hidden gem is a little tricky to find, but worth the effort due to it's dramatic setting and good skiing.
2199 - 2714 m | 1 km
Memorial #1 is a very long and clean chute that runs off the ridge of the S summit of Mount Olympus.
1769 - 2463 m | 1.5 km
Zeus is the king line off the steep and rugged NW face of the iconic Mount Olympus
1756 - 3218 m | 3.4 km
Stairs Gulch is 4,000 feet long, serious with a combination of a steep, technical chute and a flat, more mellow finish.
1503 - 2673 m | 4.4 km
Tolcat Canyon is the large and prominent chute that splits the N and S summits of Mount Olympus.
2219 - 2707 m | 0.9 km
Memorial #3 is one of the classic steep lines on the backside of Mount Olympus with large dramatic rock lined walls.
Firing Squad Approach
1906 - 3365 m | 6 km
To access the Firing Squad follow this route up Mill B South Fork past the lakes and onto the summit.
2877 - 3371 m | 0.8 km
The Dresden is one of the longest and most continually steep faces in the Wasatch.
2901 - 3371 m | 1.1 km
If you're running out of steep lines in the Wasatch to scare yourself on then the Firing Squad on Dromedary Peak is a must do!
Lone Peak - NE Couloir
2964 - 3416 m | 1.8 km
One of the greatest lines in the Wasatch, the NE Couloir off of Lone Peak is long and steep with beautiful rock lined walls in a remote setting.
Pfeifferhorn NW Couloir
2654 - 3443 m | 2.6 km
The classic ski mountaineering line off the iconic Pfeifferhorn Peak
1956 - 2947 m | 2 km
Probably the longest, most consistent rock-lined chute in the Wasatch if you're into that sort of thing.
2180 - 2529 m | 0.6 km
Medusa's Face is the most gawked over and coveted, but rarely skied lines in the Wasatch Mountains.
1818 - 2869 m | 3.2 km
Major Tom is a steep and sporty couloir in a remote corner of the Wasatch that can have a few rappels to navigate!
2235 - 2681 m | 0.8 km
This is the steepest and longest of the Memorials with excellent pitch and beautiful rock lined walls.
1965 - 2654 m | 2.2 km
Waldo is a fun little well defined E facing couloir that's tricky to find, but worth the effort.
Lake Peak Chute
2315 - 3253 m | 4.8 km
Lake Peak Chute is a fun little gem deep in the Wasatch.
2334 - 3290 m | 1.9 km
Little Pine is the king of S facing lines in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
2793 - 3387 m | 4.1 km
Probably one of the best kept secrets in the Wasatch! Icefall is almost 2,000 feet long with a wide open headwall, tight chute and fun gully finish.
2322 - 3242 m | 2.9 km
This is a classic shot that lies deep in the heart of the Wasatch and was made famous by the Wizard of the Wasatch himself, Bob Athey.
Heart of Darkness Approach
2288 - 3328 m | 5.4 km
The approach to Heart of Darkness follows the summer trail in Mill B south then heads into the upper W branch.
2192 - 3017 m | 2.3 km
Maxfield Basin is the fun steep terrain that runs off of the shoulder of Mount Raymond into the lower gully of Mill A.
3043 - 3335 m | 0.7 km
Rampage is a fun hanging ramp high off the Little Cottonwood Ridge.
2375 - 3106 m | 2.6 km
This is the prominent face on the N side of the road as you are driving down Big Cottonwood Canyon.
2913 - 3382 m | 1.4 km
This is the most direct and safest way to access the top of Icefall run on Red Baldy
2323 - 3065 m | 2 km
Scotty's is a classic north facing roadside attraction in upper Little Cottonwood Canyon.
White Baldy Northeast Ramp
2997 - 3420 m | 1.5 km
If you're in the area, you'll find yourself staring at this fun hanging ramp and wondering if it's skiable......it is!
2659 - 3316 m | 1.7 km
The Birthday Chutes are some of the most classic sidecountry lines in the Wasatch. Snowbird doesn't open the gates to ski these all that often so touring up to them is a great option.
2983 - 3325 m | 1.1 km
Long and consistent wide chutes
2611 - 3055 m | 1.5 km
This is the safest way to approach the classic north facing powder run, called Scotty's Bowl.
2372 - 3434 m | 5.8 km
This is the approach up Red Pine drainage to access the many great lines off the Pfeifferhorn.
2984 - 3192 m | 0.4 km
Pinball Alley is a classic line on one of the most iconic mountains in Utah, Mount Superior.
2535 - 3288 m | 2 km
The Doomsday Ramp is the short but steep angling ramp at the head of Mineral Fork, known at the "Room of Doom".
2785 - 3459 m | 1.6 km
The Tri-Chutes are a Wasatch classic with some of the longest open lines in the range.
The Diving Board
2940 - 3362 m | 1.4 km
The diving board is a very steep and exposed run that keeps the mind from wandering while you're high in the central Wasatch.
2655 - 3276 m | 2.2 km
The Wyatt Couloir is the very short and narrow line in the middle of the legendary Cardiac Ridge.
Heart of Darkness
3149 - 3311 m | 0.3 km
The Heart of Darkness is a fun short ski mountaineering objective that lies in the heart of the Wasatch.
Monte Cristo Direct
2412 - 3384 m | 2 km
One of the longer classic lines in upper Little Cottonwood Canyon with a rappel thrown in to spice things up.
Mount Superior South Face
2556 - 3360 m | 1.6 km
Mount Superior is one of the most classic lines in the range. The S Face is nearly 3,000 feet long and starts in the mid 40 degree range.
2120 - 2998 m | 3.3 km
The approach to Maxfield takes you through some fun and unique terrain on the way to a great classic Wasatch powder run.
The Lightning Bolt
3091 - 3291 m | 0.3 km
The Lightning Bolt is the boldest and most intriguing line off the infamous Cardiac Ridge.
Mount Superior Approach
2636 - 3360 m | 3.2 km
This is the easiest and safest approach to Mount Superior via Cardiff Pass and the Eastern Ridge.
Old Growth/Benson & Hedges
2620 - 2985 m | 0.7 km
Old Growth chute is a mini classic that provides great rock wall lined ambience and easy access.
2511 - 2984 m | 1 km
Virginia Slims is the fun dogleg chute next to the more popular Old Growth chute in the lower reaches of Cardiff Fork.
2882 - 3161 m | 0.6 km
Toledo Chute is a great roadside attraction that's quick and easy to access.
Mount Raymond Approach
2176 - 3112 m | 4.8 km
This it the easiest approach to Mount Raymond from Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Argenta - E Couloir
2444 - 3155 m | 1.4 km
This the the prominent chute off Kessler Peak.
2744 - 3033 m | 0.5 km
Suicide Chute is one of the most popular classics on one of the most iconic peaks in the Wasatch, Mount Superior.
2509 - 3052 m | 1.6 km
Georges is the classic powder bowl lower down in Cardiff Fork.
2146 - 3092 m | 2.2 km
This is the huge avalanche path that's visible from the road on the N slope of Kessler Peak.
Argenta Slide Path
2130 - 3154 m | 2.5 km
Argenta is a Wasatch classic offering fun tree skiing down a huge avalanche path.
2325 - 3155 m | 3.1 km
Dark Ebony is a nice long tree lined gully with perfect pitch that comes off the E ridge of Mineral Fork.
2341 - 3104 m | 2 km
Cabin Run is the large powder slope that runs off of Gobblers Knob one of the largest and most prominent peaks on the Big Cottonwood/Millcreek divide.
2603 - 3124 m | 1.1 km
This is the easiest and most direct way to skin to the top of Kessler Peak and enjoy one of it's many great runs.
Argenta - W Couloir
2042 - 3155 m | 3.8 km
A big fun run off of Kessler Peak with some great chute and trees skiing involved.
3133 - 3223 m | 0.4 km
Short steep laps
Reynolds Peak East Face
2244 - 2858 m | 4.2 km
The East Face of Reynonlds Peak is a classic intermediate run in Big Cottonwood.
2808 - 2935 m | 0.7 km
The most popular backcountry ski area in the state