The Best Cat Skiing Destinations in North America: Powder Mountain

Whether it’s steep shots, luxe adventure, or family fun you’re after, cat skiing is one of the best ways to carve untracked lines

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Powder Mountain.    Photo: Wikipedia

BEST FOR: CONVENIENCE

Just an hour north of Salt Lake City, Powder Mountain’s Snowcat Powder Safari picks up guests near the main lodge in one of two 10-person cats. With access to 3,000 acres of backcountry terrain and an average annual snowfall of 500 inches, knee-deep powder turns are a guarantee. After nine to 15 runs, head back to Salt Lake or book a condo at Wolf Lodge (from $110). $425; includes bag lunch and avalanche safety gear.

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