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2018-05-04 Mount Shasta

May 4, 2018 With the demise of my spring alpine climbing objective, Carly introduced the idea of skiing Mount Shasta.  It is a relatively moderate climb and ski, but entails about 7300′ of ascent.  This was a good swap since the total time involved is minimal.  It is an 11 hour drive away and the […]

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2017-06-04 Uintas Skiing to Escape the Heat

June 4, 2017 Today Carly and a couple of her friends from her MBA program escaped the heat of the valley–currently sitting at approximately 93°F here in SLC–for a morning of spring skiing in the Uintas.  I haven’t done much spring skiing so Carly and I were potentially under prepared without crampons or a piolet. […]

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Quick Spring Powder Day

April 9, 2017 This weekend we got a quick hitting dual cold front.  The second of which dropped 12-18″ of right-side up blower powder.  Hope you got out there this morning because the sun came out this afternoon and it’s gone now.   ” order_by=”imagedate” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Return of Winter 2017

February 23 & 26, 2017 For almost two weeks in mid-February I was a bit worried that our stellar skiing winter had come to an end.  Luckily the warm weather seeing temperatures up to the high 50’s and 60’s in the valley, and rain up to 9,000′ came to an end last Tuesday/Wednesday.  Winter returned and […]

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Grizzly Gulch Skiing

January 14-15, 2017 Got a chance to get out skiing over the weekend with some pretty awesome conditions.  It stormed Wednesday-Friday and there wasn’t much wind for Saturday and Sunday.  This lead to the great conditions we found in the backcountry over the weekend.  Almost no wind at 10,000′, plenty of sun and fresh powder […]