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Alaska

Go Deep: Powder Purest

There's a reason Utah's snow is envied all around the world, and if you're lucky, the Wasatch Powderbird Guides will show you the light.

Published: December 2004

Leave it to me to book a ski trip right at the end of the weirdest three weeks of early March weather that anyone in Utah can recall. It's been intensely warm for days, with temperatures climbing well past 70 in Salt Lake City. The Wasatch Mountain snowpack has been rendered an unsafe mush, and when it's not, high winds and poor visibility make it unsafe to fly. The Wasatch Powerbirds have been doing very little flying lately.

He Shoots... He Skis!

Travel

With a stick or an A-Star, pro skater turned heli operator Kevin Quinn brings a dominant presence to the game.

Traveler: The New New Frontier

Travel

The madness of Alaska's heli-ski scene gets a kinder, gentler addition.

Traveler: The New New Frontier

Travel

Alaska's chugach mountains are a skier's ultimate dream. The madness of Alaska's heli-ski scene gets a kinder, gentler addition.

Mancuso Gets Fifth Medal at U.S. Alpine Championships

Advice

Julia Mancuso became the first skier to win five medals in the five events of the U.S. Alpine Championships, and was still a little disappointed.

Pre-Halloween Openings a Treat for Skiers

News

Killington Resort became the first eastern area to open when it ran a lift serving two trails off Killington Peak Monday.

Mountain Chronicle Gas Bros

Mountain Life

Snowmobile use is rising in the backcountry because, after all, everyone has the right to make tracks wherever they want. Or do they?

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