Wildcat Base - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm We are happy to partner with Utah Recycling Alliance and Patagonia for a Mini-CHaRM - Collection of Hard to Recycle Materials. Dig deep and take advantage of spring to clean out your space of old skis, snowboards and Patagonia clothing. Recycling is a difficult and costly good deed, to help our non-profit friends at URA we are suggesting a $3 donation with your drop-off.
Birding Ski Tour
Bottom of Collins lift - 9:00 am to 10:30 am Join Tracy Aviary expert birders for a 1½ hour tour and introduction to the birds of Alta. Meet some feathered residents, summer breeders, and maybe some migrating visitors stopping in for a quick rest. The early bird catches the worm in our morning exploration. Registration is preferred and guarantees we won't leave without you.
Snowshoe with a Naturalist
Albion Grill east entry - 10:00 am to 11:30 am Join Cottonwood Canyons Foundation in exploring Alta's wild side. Nestled under a deep blanket of snow, experience the Wasatch through a winter lens on snowshoes with trained Naturalist guides through a variety of beginner and avalanche safe terrain. Come celebrate Alta Earth Day the way it's meant to be, naturally! Complimentary snowshoe rentals available! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or register today!
Tour with a Ranger
Top of Sunnyside lift - 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm After some morning turns come join Cottonwood Canyons Foundation's naturalists on a ski tour to go back in time and learn how Alta was created to how the wild survive the extreme winters. You will learn about the trees and the rich history of the Wasatch. Tours are only a 1/2 hour and free, but lift ticket is needed. All area lift tickets and season passes are valid for the tour. If you are 80+, you ski FREE!
Arborist Ski Around
TreeUtah table at Wildcat Base TreeUtah will have a table and tent on the snow for those interested in volunteering and gaining some tree advice or general information on Utah's trees. At your convenience TreeUtah's arborist will lead groups into the woods on skis for a tree ecology tour of the ski area. Learn how to identify the different trees you see in the Wasatch mountains and how they interact with the environment around them.
2018 Après Earth Day & Film
Our Lady of the Snows - 5:00 to 8:30 pm: Join us for free appetizers and drinks après ski. Around 5:45 pm, we will be joined by community members to toast the evening and effort. Salutations will be followed by the Salomon TV film:
An award winning film, this adventure seeks to put together a great group of skiers and a brazen, yet renowned glaciologist. The only thing greater than the group's desire to claim a first ski descent on Greenland's second highest peak is the size of their carbon footprint to get there. Loaded with guilt, they bring along Alun Hubbard, the glaciologist whose hypothesis, if proven, could rewrite popular projections of global sea-level rise. However, the entire expedition is put in question when they arrive in Greenland and discover their objective is beyond the range of all available aircraft.