Snowshoeing in Park City

People who don’t like winter tend to be the same people who don’t get outside during the winter, and this is not coincidence. Instead of just sitting by the fire sipping hot cocoa when things get chilly, why not find ways to enjoy nature’s fresh air throughout the year? Getting outside in the winter helps make the season not only tolerable, but even downright enjoyable.

Snowshoeing is an easily approachable winter sport that is an awesome way to appreciate the great outdoo...


Snowshoeing Tips for Beginners

Winter has arrived in full force here in the western United States with plenty of snow gracing the Rocky Mountains. While most winter athletes focus on bombing through fresh powder on their skis or snowboards, snowshoeing is a quieter, less expensive winter sport that families can enjoy together and beginners can jump right into it without lessons or lift lines. Gear requirements are minimal and there is a limitless supply of trails coursing through varied and beautiful mountain terrain for snow...


Moonlight Snowshoe Tours in Park City

Snowshoe through Park City’s moonlit winter wonderland for some evening adventure with White Pine Touring. The expert guides offer Moonlight Snowshoe Tours leaving from Deer Valley’s Empire Lodge at 6pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday throughout the winter.

Meet at 5:45pm to get set up with your snowshoes. Then head out on a one hour tour that wanders through the evergreen groves, aspen trees, and alpine meadows of the beautiful Empire Canyon. If you decide snowshoeing is ...


Family Friendly New Year's Eve Activities

So you survived the chaos of the holidays and are lucky enough to be spending New Year’s Eve in Park City. Just because you’re on a family vacation, doesn’t mean the evening's festivities have to be boring. Ringing in the New Year in a mountain town means endless possibilities from moonlight snowshoes to torch light parades to annual fireworks displays.

Taking place on December 30th, instead of New Year’s Eve, the Deer Valley Torch Light Parade is a great family ...


Open Air Living: Norwegian Philosophy Comes to White Pine Touring

For over 30 years Norway native and Utah transplant Tom Cammermeyer has shared his passion for the natural world with younger generations in the mountains of Utah. Founded in 1980, the Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center (NOEC) has been a platform for Cammermeyer’s teachings on the Norwegian friluftsliv philosophy of interacting with nature.

Though NOEC no longer exists, the Norwegian friluftsliv philosophy lives on through Tom’s commitment to getting into the outdoors. Recentl...


Early Season Snowshoeing

Got the extended shoulder season blues? Well you’re not alone.

But you don’t have to sit inside while waiting for your favorite ski runs to open up. Why not head out for some snowshoeing?

As the ski season gets a slow start, grab your snowshoes (or purchase some spiffy new ones at Jans or and get out there! Snowshoeing can be great exercise and a fun way to get fresh air and explore new areas in the winter time.

If you’re new to the sport, snowshoeing i...