Snow Cat Adventures and Yurt Stays


Experience Idaho’s best backcountry terrain right here at Soldier Mountain! Soldier Snowcats offers full day tours into the spectacular Smoky Dome backcountry. Enjoy a comfortable ride in the 11 passenger snowcat carriage with”flat screen” TV and big windows for
spectacular views. Trips depart from the base of Soldier Mountain around 7:30 a.m. and include a lunch at our backcountry yurt. After skiing/boarding 10,000-15,000 vertical feet of steeps, glades, chutes, bowls and powder
glades, you will be dropped off at the top of the Bird’s Eye chairlift no later than 4:00 p.m.

Backcountry skiing is an exciting adventure for those independent skiers/boarders who have some knowledge of avalanche safety, skiing/boarding the fall line, and able to ski black diamond runs. All cat skier/boarders please remember to dress appropriately for the varying weather conditions you may encounter. Up to 11 people can be accommodated per trip. Be sure to book your trip early to take full advantage of the powder that awaits you!

CAT SKI PRICING: $275 per person.  Now also offering CAT SKI PRICING FOR A PRIVATE TRIP: $2,300 (no matter how many people….have a day with just the people you want, think about booking the yurt for the night to end your exciting day on the mountain.)   Includes sack lunch, snacks and beverages for all trips.

(Prices do not include 6% Idaho Sales Tax.  Gratuities to guides not included.  All prices subject to change.)


Turn your snow cat adventure into a moonlit overnight in our cozy yurt that sleeps up to 12. With stocked wood stove, kitchenette, and both full and single bunk beds, this rustic yurt experience has a modern twist of comfort. At $125 a night your overnight stay-cation, or romantic get away, will be a stay to remember.







Night: $125

(Price above do not include 6% Idaho sales tax and 2% Lodging tax.  Prices subject to change)

Getting to and from the yurt:
With the ski hill closing after Presidents Day, the yurt is a pack-it-in, pack-it-out, snowshow, skin, or in some areas just hike.

For SnowCat Adventures and Yurt Stays,

Contact Soldier Mountain Ski Area: to see how the schedule looks for the date you are looking for.
(208) 764-2526