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Sep 27th 2011

Friends of Alta’s New York Social

If you’re one of the dedicated elite, with Alta’s snow totals in your computer’s dashboard, or you’re simply one of thousands of Utahns that enjoy one of the most breathtaking locales in the Wasatch, then book your flight now and join Friends of Alta at their fundraising social Friday, Nov. 11 to help preserve Alta's natural beauty. Read More

May 04th 2011

2011 Ski Season Continues or Why We Ski In May

Here it is folks: Utah has received 701'' of snow YTD or 58 feet. Alta enjoyed a 200-inch base for closing weekend last weekend while Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort broke a 40-year mark and set a record for most snow received in a single season (690 inches and still counting). With these kinds of numbers, ski areas may be fighting for bragging rights as well as next season’s pass sales. Read More

Apr 27th 2011

Showdown on High Rustler- Alta Ends Season With a Bash

It's official. The season - at least in Little Cottonwood Canyon- is far from over. Snowbird's hit an all-time season record for total snowfall at their resort and they're well on their way to breaking Alta's state record of 760 inches in 1983/84. For those of you who keep griping about the weather and the lack of spring, go to Moab. For the rest of us, Hallelujah! I've had some seriously sick days this month. Read More

Apr 20th 2011

SheJumps Takes On Castle Peak Yurt

The timing was perfect. I had nothing going on last weekend and the snow was rapidly melting. If I wanted to yurt, it was now or not-till-next-season. White Pine Touring in Park City operates the Castle Peak Yurt off the Mirror Lake Highway in the Uintas. For $99, you and eight of your closest, smelliest friends can share what's essentially a domed cabin. Read More

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