#FirstSnow in #Utah

If Instagram, Facebook and Twitter were built solely for residents of Utah, they would have all broken yesterday.  All because it snowed a couple inches in late-September. Luckily, Ski Utah was there to capture it. It was actually kind of fun watching social media posts as the storm moved across the state from the Northwest. […]

People Skied In Silverton, CO Yesterday (September 23rd!)

Without the date, the title of this blog entry is pretty uninteresting. In any given year, people ski in Silverton, CO more days than not. But today is September 24th, making yesterday September 23rd. That’s earlier than usual. This photo all but guarantees we will have an amazingly, epicly, epic season with more snow than […]

Reblog from Tiffehr.com: My Sister’s Toast At My Wedding

A toast to my brother on his wedding. I gave the following 2min (by bride’s rules) toast to my brother and his new wife earlier this evening in Park City, Utah:   Not too long ago, I noticed a young woman appearing in Adam’s Facebook photos.  Then on Instagram, I think, which of course Adam […]

Stop Using Sidecountry

I recently came across an interesting blog entry on the Utah Avalanche Center’s website. The post, titled “We Created the Monster. Now Let’s Bury It,” discusses the widespread usage of the word “Sidecountry” when referring to lift-accessed backcountry skiing. I am guilty of using it often in daily conversation and in this blog. Reading the […]

Useful Avalanche Tips From Freeskier.com’s @BrodyLeven

Instagram celebrity and Freeskier.com writer, Brody Leven, recently wrote up an outline of some key takeaways from the UAC Freeride Avalanche Summit at Snowbird. All ten points are worth re-posting, but I think that would be plagiarism or at least frowned upon in some circles. So, I’ll just post a couple that I think may entice you to […]

Another Dutch Draw Avalanche Today

Skiers barely escape Park City avalanche – ABC4.com “I’ve never seen anything like that, it was a pretty mind blowing experience,” August James said. James and his group hiked out of bounds at The Canyons to find fresh powder, that’s how they ended up at Dutch Draw, an avalanche zone. “We got down to the […]

My YouTube Channel Has 15,000 Views!

It seemed like just yesterday when I crossed the 10,000 view threshold. My popularity is growing exponentially. That exponent is rather small, but it is growing in a non-linear fashion! –> Subscribe today ——-> (this is not a real link, just a satire of YouTube’s mid-video subscription ads).