Uphill Travel Policies | Skinning inbounds at ski resorts

 

Here is a list of ski resorts in the U.S. and their uphill travel policies. If you are interested in donning a headlamp, breaking out your backcountry gear and skinning up for exercise before work, check this list out. These policies seem to change when you least expect them, so always check the resort’s uphill travel information pages before heading out.

The West Coast and Alaska

Alaska

Alyeska 
Allowed? No

Eaglecrest   
Allowed? Yes skijuneau.com

Arizona

Arizona Snowbowl    
Allowed? No  arizonasnowbowl.com

California

Alpine Meadows 
Allowed? No  squawalpine.com

Diamond Peak
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  diamondpeak.com

Heavenly
Allowed? No  skiheavenly.com

Kirkwood
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  kirkwood.com

Northstar
Allowed? No  northstarcalifornia.com

Sugar Bowl
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  sugarbowl.com

Squaw Valley
Allowed? No  squawalpine.com

Oregon

Anthony Lakes
No policy?? anthonylakes.com

Mt. Ashland
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. mtashland.com

Mt. Bachelor
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. mtbachelor.com

Mt. Hood Meadows
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. skihood.com

Timberline Lodge
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. timberlinelodge.com

Washington

Alpental / Snoqualmie
Allowed? Yes summitatsnoqualmie.com

Crystal
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. crystalmountainresort.com

Mission Ridge
Allowed? Yes . Not during operating hours. missionridge.com

Mt. Baker
No policy?? mtbaker.us

Mt. Spokane
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. mtspokane.com

Stevens Pass
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. stevenspass.com

 

The Rockies

Colorado

Arapahoe Basin
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  arapahoebasin.com

Aspen
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  aspensnowmass.com

Beaver Creek
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  beavercreek.com

Breckenridge
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  breckenridge.com

Buttermilk
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  aspensnowmass.com

Copper
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  coppercolorado.com

Crested Butte
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  skicb.com

Eldora
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  eldora.com

Highlands
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  aspensnowmass.com

Keystone
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  keystoneresort.com

Loveland
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  skiloveland.com

Monarch Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  skimonarch.com

Snowmass
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  aspensnowmass.com

Steamboat
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  steamboat.com

Telluride
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  visittelluride.com

Wolf Creek
Allowed? No  wolfcreekski.com

Vail
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  vail.com

Idaho

Bogus Basin
Allowed? No. 

Sun Valley
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours.  sunvalley.com

Schweitzer
Allowed? No.  schweitzer.com

Montana

Big Sky
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  | bigskyresort.com

Bridger Bowl
Allowed? No.  Pre-season, yes. bridgerbowl.com

Great Divide
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. www.skigd.com

Montana Snow Bowl
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. montanasnowbowl.com

Red Lodge
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. redlodgemountain.com

Whitefish
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. skiwhitefish.com

New Mexico

Sandia Peak
Allowed? Yes. sandiapeak.com

Ski Santa Fe
Allowed? Yes. skisantafe.com

Taos
Allowed? No.  skitaos.com

Utah

Alta
Allowed? No. Uphill traffic allowed pre and post season except when marked by sign at the base. Plus, surrounded by hike-able terrain and lots of fellow hikers. alta.com

Beaver Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. skithebeav.com

Brighton
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. Plus, surrounded by hike-able terrain and lots of fellow hikers. brightonresort.com

Deer Valley
Allowed? No. deervalley.com

Nordic Valley
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. nordicvalley.com

Park City / Canyons
Allowed? Yes. Uphill travel is permitted on the Park City base side from 6:00am to 8:30am on the designated route only from December 15th until closing day. The designated route is from the bottom of First Time Lift, up Homerun to the Angle Station. There is NO uphill travel beyond the Angle Station. Please follow the link to the resort web page for further details. There is NO uphill travel on the Canyons Village base side. parkcitymountain.com

Powder Mountain
Allowed? No. Uphill travel is not permitted on any of the primary groomed terrain.  It is however permitted in the “hike to” areas of Raintree and Lightning Ridge.  There is also terrain specifically designated for backcountry skiing in the Wolf Creek Drainage area. powdermountain.com

Snowbasin
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. snowbasin.com

Snowbird
Allowed? Sort of.  You can hire a guide. But, surrounded by hike-able terrain and lots of fellow hikers. snowbird.com

Solitude
Allowed? No. But, surrounded by hike-able terrain and lots of fellow hikers.  skisolitude.com

Wyoming

Grand Targhee
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. grandtarghee.com

Jackson Hole
No way.  jacksonhole.com

Snow King Resort
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. snowkingmountain.com

 

The East

Connecticut

Mohawk Mountain
Allowed? Yes. mohawkmtn.com

Maine

Saddleback
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  saddlebackmaine.com

Shawnee
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. shawneepeak.com

Sugarloaf
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  sugarloaf.com

Sunday River
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  sundayriver.com

Massachusetts

Berkshire East
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  berkshireeast.com

Jiminey Peak
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. jiminypeak.com

Ski Butternut
Allowed? No.  skibutternut.com

Ski Catamount
Allowed? No.  catamountski.com

Wachusett
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. wachusett.com

New Hampshire

Bretton Woods
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  brettonwoods.com

Cannon Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  cannonmt.com

Cranmore
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  cranmore.com

Crotched Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  crotchedmtn.com

Dartmouth Skiway
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  | dartmouth.edu

Gunstock
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  gunstock.com

King Pine
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  kingpine.com

Loon
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours.  loonmtn.com

Pats Peak
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. patspeak.com

Ragged Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. raggedmountainresort.com

Mt. Sunapee
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. | mountsunapee.com

Whaleback Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. whaleback.com

Wildcat
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. skiwildcat.com

New York

Catamount
Allowed? No.  catamountski.com

Hunter Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. huntermtn.com

Titus Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. titusmountain.com

Whiteface
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. whiteface.com

Windham
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. windhammountain.com

Pennsylvania

Blue Mountain
Allowed? No.  skibluemt.com

Camelback
Allowed? Yes. Must have. skicamelback.com

Seven Springs
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. 7springs.com

Vermont

Bolton Valley
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. boltonvalley.com

Bromley
Allowed Anywhere | Operating Hours | Free | bromley.com

Burke
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. skiburke.com

Jay Peak
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. jaypeakresort.com

Killington
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket killington.com

Mad River Glen
Allowed? Yes. Not during operating hours. madriverglen.com

Magic Mountain
Allowed? Yes.  magicmtn.com

Middlebury Snow Bowl
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. middleburysnowbowl.com

Mount Snow
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. mountsnow.com

Okemo
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. okemo.com

Pico Mountain
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket. killington.com

Smugglers’ Notch
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket.  smuggs.com

Stowe
Allowed? Yes stowe.com

Stratton
Allowed? Yes stratton.com

Sugarbush
Allowed? Yes. Must have ticket and not during operating hours. sugarbush.com