Follow my blog with Bloglovin Let’s try to reverse engineer this. The building blocks include an abundance of low-density snow, a deep snow-pack, cold temps, blue skies, and committed skiers. Oh yeah, and probably the easiest access to quality powder skiing the lower 48 has to offer. Ask any devout powder skier in the USA… Read More »
There you have it. Alta‘s Top 10 most popular areas (otherwise known as “runs”) according to The Daily Pow. Click around on the image below to interact with it. Interactive image courtesy of OVRHD.com. Note: The graphic is dated, so disregard the old lift line references.
There is an inventory reduction sale (more off an already legit price) on these gloves right now. Killer value $45. See end of post for a link… I get excited whenever I hear about a new ski industry brand in Park City…especially a brand going direct-to-consumer online. Previously I have featured both Soul Poles and… Read More »
Check these out! Super excited with a collection of maps we came across from Best Maps Ever. It’s a great idea that compelled me to spread the word. The mapping artwork is incredible and the website is not too shabby. In fact have a look at the US Ski Areas and Resorts Directory…very cool data… Read More »
Over the last couple of weeks I have seen some cool “follow the leader” ski edits coming out of Alta. Seems these are coming on strong in popularity, and they are a great way to showcase the skill of the skiers. Pay attention I bet we’ll see more of these in 2015… One Run with… Read More »
What could be better than a three year old little girl and a Great Pyrenees singing Jingle Bells together? While the boy (who is now closing in on 5yrs) and I were just watching this our current family dog Juno walked over slowly and curious with tilted head. We sure miss you, Adah. Peace and… Read More »
Six minutes of music, thought and reflection on this Martin Luther King Day 2014 is not a lot to ask, right?
Yes I blog(rant) sometimes. But usually go for months without doing so, and in this case almost a year. On January 13th 2012 I congratulated Alta on it’s 75th birthday, and since then we have chalked up outstanding daily living & plenty of time outdoors. Just no documentation here. Let’s just say at this point… Read More »
Content Summary: Powder Ski Review Manufacturer: RAMP (Technology) Type: Big Mtn / Powder Ski (Rocker & Reverse Sidecut Tip) Lengths: 169cm, 179cm, 189cm Sidecut: 146-110-134, 146-112-134, 146-115-134 Average Weight: 8.4, 9.8, 10.4 Turn Radius: 14.4, 17.5, 21.9 Testing Conditions: Powder (in & out of resort)/Chopped Powder/Cold Weather Snow/Groomers A year ago this October I started… Read More »
Dave said it best in “Alta Magic“… “the characters of Alta keep me coming back as much as the snow.” Check out this great video edit of birthday wishes for Alta’s 75th. Nice work Casey Thorpe. Participate in the Alta Time Capsule!