Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map (paper version)

$13.95 - $36.95
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$1.95 (Fixed Shipping Cost)

NOTE: All paper map orders will ship on May 7, 2021. (I'll be skiing elsewhere...)

The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map is a full-color paper map that compliments the website, Android app, and iOS app. This is the fourth edition of the paper map which includes the names of almost 1,000 backcountry locations in the Central Wasatch (learn how the names were selected). The map has "reddish" shading on slopes that are approximately 30° or steeper. It is double-sided and printed on waterproof paper (see information about map sizes, below).

The map includes a detailed index to the backcountry locations. You can use the "grid coordinates" that are listed in the index to find a location on the paper map. You can also enter a four-digit "online number" that is listed in the index to display the location on the "desktop" version of the map. For example, the four-digit online number for Mount Superior is 2854, so visiting https://wbskiing.com/2854 will display Mount Superior on your desktop computer.

All profits from the sale of the paper map are donated to organizations that promote avalanche safety or the preservation of the Wasatch mountains—I only deduct hard costs like printing, envelopes, and the cost to host this store (the non-profits get about $9 per map). You will be prompted to choose a non-profit before adding the map to your shopping cart.

You can choose to receive a "folded" map (which is what you'll want in the backcountry) or a large, one-sided rolled map (the one-sided map is printed on traditional paper). The prices and sizes of the maps are shown when you select a size. You can also click on a thumbnail picture to see the map sizes. The large, one-sided maps are mailed in three-foot shipping tubes (much of the increase in cost for the one-sided maps is to cover the additional packaging and $8 of postage).

You may also want to order the Avalanche Slope Ruler when you order a map.

You can also purchase folded maps from the Black Diamond Retail Store (2092 E 3900 South), Skimo Co (2477 Fort Union Blvd), Wasatch Touring (702 E 100 South), and White Pine Touring (Park City).