Welcome to 2017: the year to get outside and try new mountain experiences! The beginning of a new year marks when possibilities for outdoor recreation are endless. We know the start to any new year is crazy, filled with resolution laundry lists and goals, so we decided to make things easy for you and comprise our own list of the top winter mountain activities and the best destinations to do them in.
Top 2017 Mountain Activities
Learn to Ski and Snowboard month
During the month of January, hundreds of resorts across the world take part in Learn to Ski and Snowboard month by offering deals and promos for beginner skiers and participating in the World's Largest Ski Lesson.
Snowmobiling in Jackson Hole
Providing incredible views of the stunning Tetons and the exhilaration of speeding over snow, Jackson Hole-based Scenic Safaries offers beginner to expert snowmobilers everything from groomed trails to powdery tours of the backcountry.
Snow tubing in Vail
When you need a break from the slopes, visit Adventure Ridge in Vail, which features—among many other activities—a multi-lane tubing park that will provide endless fun for the entire family.
Ziplining in Whistler Blackcomb
Ziptrek in Whistler has an award-winning ecological curriculum and the highest, longest and most ziplines around! With multiple tour options, Ziptrek offers something for all ages and abilities.
Mountain top dinner in Keystone
Treat yourself to the highest AAA Four-Diamond™ dining experience in North America at the Alpenglow Stube atop Keystone's North Peak® at 11,444 feet.
Alpine Coaster ride at Park City
For a real thrill, take a ride on Park City's Alpine Coaster. Thanks to a hand break, you can control how fast—or slow—you whizz down the coaster's 4,000 feet of curvy, squeal-inducing track.
Cross-country ski in Aspen Snowmass
Home to one of the largest cross-country ski systems in North America, the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System boasts more than 60 miles of trails that connect the communities of Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt.
Let 2017 be the year to try new experiences! Get started on your travel bucket list today.