Category: Backcountry

Spring backcountry ski routes in the Uinta Mountains

Adam Symonds snowboards down Mount Watson in June after backcountry ski routes open in the Uinta Mountains for the summer season. (Photo: Jared Hargrave - UtahOutside.com)

Spring skiing in Utah’s backcountry means we have the ability to access routes that are closed off to those of us who don’t own a snowmobile. The Uinta Mountains is the biggest example, as the Mirror Lake Highway is closed…