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 to identify that place, […]
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 […]
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.
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I have mentioned Liftopia quite a bit in the past, and they still rock. But here are new KILLER lift ticket deals that just came to my attention, facilitated by Backcountry.com. The best part about these deals is that all the proceeds go to the Utah Avalanche Center.
Save money and donate to […]
The 3rd in many this winter, this AltaCam exclusive is one you should definitely check out. Talk about some inspirational stories and classic times! Johnny B does a great job talkin’ life and powder skiing in Little Cottonwood Canyon with Alan Engen. Can you imagine charging untracked powder all day in the 50s and 60s […]
Thursday, November 15th was the scheduled opening day 2007 at Alta…but it ain’t happenin. October came in strong and hard (in fact I skied Gunsight to lower Greely Oct 21st, my Mother’s Birthday…and it was deep and fluffy), but we’ve been shut out practically this month so far. It’s how it goes in the Wasatch. […]