10 Amazing Winter Hikes in Utah

‘Tis the season to go hiking.

We know a little snow has never stopped you from hitting the trails and if you find yourself in Utah this winter, you are in luck! Everyone knows Utah has some of the greatest skiing and snowboarding terrain on Earth, but if you’re more of an uphill winter explorer or you just want a break from the resorts, a snowy hike is just what the doctor ordered. Depending on the conditions, you may need snowshoes for some of these hikes and even more importantly, be sure you’re being safe. Anytime you’re exploring the mountains during the winter, be aware of avalanche conditions and educate yourself on proper avalanche safety.

1. Hike the Pfeifferhorn


Photo: Jacob Moon

2. Snowshoe Twin Lake Pass


Photo: Conor Barry

3. Hike Mt. Olympus


Photo: Ken Meleta

4. Hike the Peek-a-Boo Loop in Bryce Canyon


Photo: Sonja Saxe

5. Hike to Donut Falls


Photo: Eric Bennett

6. Snowshoe to Lake Blanche


Photo: Tyler McFall

7. Hike to Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs


Photo: Jacob Moon

8. Hike Angels Landing


Photo: Andrew Hoang

9. Hike to South Thunder Mountain


Photo: Tanner Maxwell

10. Hike to Upper Bridal Veil Falls


Photo: Eric Bennett

Published: December 15, 2017

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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