As much as we love our summer hikes and backpacking trips, our
love for winter adventure is just as great. Whether it is ice
climbing, snowshoeing, skiing, or snowmobiling we love it all.
Below, we have compiled our top destinations in the US for winter
adventure. So the next time you need to get away for some time in
the snow, mark these down on your travel list.
It is no surprise that the top destination for ice climbing
would be nestled in the Rockies. This once small miner town becomes
a hot spot for adventurers in the winter. Their famous Ice Park has
14 different climbing areas and 3 miles of vertical terrain. After
your day on the ice, we suggest taking a soak in one Ouray's hot
Mammoth Mountain, California
Located on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range,
Mammoth Mountain boasts some of the best skiing and snowboarding
terrains in the country. Mammoth offers something for everyone at
any skill level. With over 3,500 acres of skiable terrain, there is
definitely room for everyone.
West Yellowstone, Montana
What is a better way to explore the beauty of one of our natural
treasures, than on a snowmobile?! Guided tours in the park are
available, but we suggest the 400 miles of trails available in West
Yellowstone. With Montana's long winters, there is plenty of time
to book your trip!
Bolton Valley, Vermont
Located in Northern Vermont, you will find a small alpine
village called Bolton Valley. It sits on over 5,000 acres of
pristine mountain terrain perfect for several mountain sports. It
is great for those who prefer cross-country skiing as it has an
amazing backcountry with over 65 miles of trails.
Black Hills, South Dakota
South Dakota has more to offer than just Mount Rushmore. The
Black Hills National Forest has some of the best lands for
snowshoeing. There are over 60 miles of trails, and they are great
for every level of expertise. A great way to get out and enjoy the
So there you have it, your complete winter adventure travel
guide. Now get your bags packed and get out there!
Live life. Get outdoors!™