Opening day at your favorite resort always feels like an unofficial holiday. The only thing that makes that day significantly better is a heaping pile of fresh snow. Lucky for Little Cottonwood skiers that dream came true with a major snowstorm slamming the Wasatch over the holiday break. Alta is already celebrating 117" for the start of their season, and just down the road, Snowbird has a similar bounty of 116" for the year. Hopefully, this is a repeat of last year's incredible winter.
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For Gus Kenworthy’s last Olympic appearance, expect to see the same world-class skiing but for a different nation. Kenworthy is hopping over the pond, at least metaphorically speaking, by skiing for the U.K at the 2022 Beijing games. His swap is nothing political but has to do with matters close to home. He explained on Instagram that the choice was for his mother, who is actually British. RELATED: Stream Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season on HBO He wrote yesterday: “.” Additionally, in an
This winter’s first big storm, a “bomb cyclone,” just finished dumping snow on the Northeast. The same storm first touched ground in lower Oregon and upper California early last week where it brought 100 mile per hour winds and left multiple feet of snow in the mountains according to the National Weather Service (NWS). “Bomb cyclone” storms are rare on the west coast and this one was so powerful it continued across the Upper Midwest and Plains. This past Sunday, the storm hit the Northeast
Noah Howell is coming to Jackson to speak at the Avalanche Awareness Night on 12/5. Noah Howell photo. For nearly the past two decades, Noah Howell has been perfecting the craft of mountain travel on skis. Born and raised in the Wasatch, Howell has focused his career on climbing and skiing in high and snowy places, everywhere from the Tetons to Alaska. Along the way, he picked up a camera, and directed 10 years’ worth of Powderwhore Production films, documenting these exploits into