Snow is falling with a vengeance in Utah's Cottonwood Canyons. Alta, Brighton, Solitude, and Snowbird all opened last weekend with near-50 inch bases. The resorts will be open for the season by the weekend.
The smart way to ski Targhee's 1,500 acres is from south to north, across the mountain. Beginning at 9:30 am atop the Dreamcatcher quad, powder junkies start their day with warmup runs down blue cruisers Crazy Horse and Wild Willie.