Locals in Salt Lake City are spoiled when it comes to winter sports. We know that. We own that. If you’re a skier or snowboarder, you relish the access to miles and miles of snow—be it groomers, trees, parks or open range back country. We most of us have that one mountain or one resort that we have a pass to and play on every time it snows. We have our favorite. But there are 14 Utah Ski Resorts all within driving distance from the Salt Lake International Airport. From 20mins to 3 hours. If you are motivated enough and happen to have a bucket list, like Matthew D. LaPlante, you might find yourself skiing all 14 ski resorts in just seven days. It is possible. Listen to part one to hear about the first 3 days of his incredible journey.
Read the full article from Salt Lake magazine’s Jan/Feb issue here.
Interviewer: Andrea Peterson
Guest: Matthew D. LaPlante, Associate Professor of Journalism, Utah State Unviersity
Sound Recording/Editing: Andrea Kile Peterson