The Best Pocket Snacks for Skiing in the Wasatch

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Do you have plans to hit the slopes soon? Make sure to pack some pocket snacks to fuel your day of skiing or snowboarding. Whether you are looking for high protein snacks or a sweet treat, here are the best options for local (and non-local snacks) to put in your pockets to fuel your day […]

Winter Outdoor Recreation in Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City is known for world class skiing and epic mountain adventures. It’s no secret that this is one of the best cities in the United States for winter outdoor recreation. With champagne powder coating the mountains and a ridiculous amount of snow, this is a snow-globe paradise for winter lovers. Enjoy some of […]

How to do a kickturn while Backcountry Skiing

Backcountry skiing in Grizzly Gulch Salt Lake City

Backcountry skiing techniques are important to learn in order to feel confident while you are skinning up the slopes near Salt Lake City, Utah. Whether you are asking yourself “what’s a kickturn in skiing” or you are hoping to learn how to become a better backcountry skier, this step by step guide on how to […]

How to take a Good Ski Photo

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Shooting a good photo of skiers isn’t easy, but with some practice you can even take great ski shots with your iPhone. Being able to look back on the memories you had skiing with your best friends and family can be so wonderful. It’s even better if you feel like the photos you snapped could […]

Top Places to Eat After a Day of Skiing in the Wasatch

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After a winter day in Little or Big Cottonwood Canyon, check out one of the top places to eat after a day of skiing in the Wasatch. Salt Lake City, Utah is known for its champagne powder and epic mountain resorts within a thirty minute drive of downtown. Spend a day backcountry skiing in Big […]

What to Pack for a Ski Trip

what to pack for a ski trip

When winter arrives, many people start to think about traveling to a new ski destination. Whether you’re looking for a weekend escape to the slopes, or an extended trip abroad, it’s important to learn how to pack for a ski trip. No matter where you decide to take a ski vacation, the packing list for […]

How to Prepare Skis and Snowboards for the Winter in Utah

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How do you prepare for ski season in Utah? Preparing skis and snowboards before winter really gets going is just one of the things to do amidst the flurry of activity accompanied with the changing seasons. While we may make it out to be a super simple process, how to prepare skis and snowboards for […]

Four Simple Ski Tours in Little Cottonwood Canyon

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Little Cottonwood Canyon in Utah snakes 7 miles from the Salt Lake Valley to the town of Alta in the heart of the Wasatch. This scenic Utah route offers some of the best backcountry skiing near Salt Lake City. Known for champagne powder and easy access, Little Cottonwood Canyon can’t be missed by anyone with […]