Category Archives: Winter Sports

Ski with a Dixie National Forest Ranger at Brian Head Ski Resort

Yes, there is snow! You can check current conditions on the Brian Head Resort website. We just received this press release from the Dixie National Forest: “Cedar City, UT – Join Forest Service Snow Rangers as they guide tours on the ski slopes of Brian Head Resort. On Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 11:00 am and 2:00pm meet with Forest Service rangers to learn about some of the natural history, cultural history, and geology of the area, and to learn about the public/private partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Brian Head Resort in providing public recreation opportunities on National Forest System lands. If you would like to participate in the event, skiers or snowboarders must have a valid day pass or season pass to ride the lift, and have at least an intermediate skiing or snowboarding ability.  Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have intermediate skiing or snowboarding ability. Meet at Brian Head Resort, Giant Steps Chairlift #2.   Please gather at the bottom of the chairlift #2, beginning at 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., respectively.  After a brief orientation at the bottom of the Giant Steps Lift, the group will ride the chairlift … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Snow Fest in Cedar Canyon, Saturday, Feb. 5th

Zion Adventure Company is excited to sponsor the 3rd Annual Snow Fest Event in Cedar Canyon, Utah. Whether you are a seasoned winter warrior or a snowbird who’s never done a snowsport, Snow Fest is a fantastic way to experience local winter activities and learn about new sports in the outdoor community. All events are beginner-friendly, with a focus on introducing more people to the fantastic winter activities we have in Southern Utah. Saturday, February 5th, 2011, 10am-2pm FREE (registration required for equipment and transportation) Deer Valley Cross Country Ski Area, Dixie National Forest, Utah Registration is now open for participation in Snow Fest 2011. This will be the event’s third season and organizers are expecting more skiers and snowshoers than last year. The day will have snowshoe races, cross country ski lessons, a sledding hill for kids, and hot chocolate for all. And all of this is free, thanks to the sponsorship of Southern Utah University, the Dixie National Forest, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Topher Mason and Cedar Mountain Ski Club. To register and reserve snowshoe or ski gear, you must call SUU Outdoors at 435-865-8704 Snow Fest takes place in the Deer Valley Non-Motorized Winter Recreation Area. This … Continue reading

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