Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sunny Saturday at Alta

Yep we circumnavigated the Wasatch Mountains last weekend for some early season ski riding at Alta. We all had a great day. It was a lot easier to take turns this season with Ellie, now that she’s older. In fact it was nice and sunny so we brought her Flexible Flyer sled and she got… Read More »

Locked and Loaded

We went up to get our passes this morning. This is my 10th ski season as an Alta pass holder. Danette didn’t think her picture looked good, but I think it’s fine. She always looks good. Mine on the other hand…yikes. I just can’t seem to get my pass portrait right, ever. About the best… Read More »

Deals on Ski Lift Tickets

Ever heard of Liftopia? Pretty cool service where you can get discounted lift tickets from several of the top ski resorts across the US. They have exclusive arrangements with resorts from North Carolina to right here in Utah. If you’re taking a ski vacation this winter, it’s worth spending an extra few minutes to see… Read More »

OGE Gear Database

OK so on November 7th I talked about where you can get good Patagonia deals, but now it’s time to plug the site I was referring to in full. It’s pretty damn slick. Jesse has been building or “OGE” for short (it’s a database/search engine for outdoor gear) quietly for some time, but I… Read More »

Alta Opening This Weekend

Feel like riding the lifts at Alta? They’re opening up two days this weekend, then for good November 21st. Just got a message from their Powder Alerts email list. Alta is still planning on opening for the season on Friday, November 21st. In addition, we will open for two days this weekend: Saturday and Sunday, November… Read More »