Tag: Utah

The Beginner’s Guide to Fighting in the Wasatch

The Beginner’s Guide to Fighting in the Wasatch

| March 21, 2014 | 28 Comments

Welcome to the Wasatch.  Now pick a side – pave it or preserve it. There’s a lot to be said for the Wasatch Mountains, especially from a skiing/boarding standpoint.  They are very riding friendly, have easy access, are close to a major metropolitan city, close to an airport, have seven major ski resorts and also […]

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White Rim by Moonlight

White Rim by Moonlight

| September 14, 2011 | 5 Comments

The 100 mile White Rim loop down in Canyonlands National Park in Southern Utah is one of my all time favorite bike rides. There is nothing all that hard about it (aside from the mileage) and I love the way it just keeps unrolling in front of you, even though towards the end, you might […]

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Baldy Chute – August 10th.  ??!!

Baldy Chute – August 10th. ??!!

| August 10, 2011 | 11 Comments

Alta’s Main Baldy Chute is one of my favorite little couloirs – little as in about 750 vertical feet and fairly easy to get to.  When I first moved back to Utah long ago, it was at the top of my wishlist as far as lines I was dying to ski and I thought that […]

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Surprisingly Good Skiing!

Surprisingly Good Skiing!

| December 5, 2008 | 9 Comments

Despite reports of only five inches of new snow, the skiing this morning was great.  Maybe even beyond great, in a stable, face-shot, knee deep kind of way.  We found a chute that had additional depth from the sides sluffing into it. B-Rad Barlage booting a chute in knee deep pow.  This photo was taken […]

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Sunday Photo – Little Pine Couloir, Utah

Sunday Photo – Little Pine Couloir, Utah

| September 14, 2008 | 2 Comments

This photo of Little Pine slide path on the north side of the Little Cottonwood Canyon road leading up to Alta is a good reminder of why just saying “yes” to skiing is a good idea. Petra Pirc followed by Fred Marmsater in Little Pine slide path, Little Cottonwood Canyon. We did this as a […]

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