10 Amazing Winter Hikes in Utah

‘Tis the season to go hiking.

By: The Outbound Collective + Save to a List

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

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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