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Alta Ski Area

Alta Ski Area

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March 8, 2010
Salt Lake City-based photographer Jay Beyer shoots and skis mainly in Utah’s Wasatch backcountry. But we found Jay recently riding the Collins chairlift at Alta ski resort. We spoke to him about what a backcountry skier was doing at the resort, why he switched from snowboarding to skiing, and tips for shooting photos on stormy days.
January 26, 2010
We spoke to pro skier and BASE-jumper Suzanne Graham yesterday at Alta, Utah, about BASE jumping, med school, and how to fight the powder-hungry masses on Alta's famous High Traverse (hint: it's all in your elbows).
January 14, 2010
Every local has their favorite watering hole and every ski town has some great ones. While we can’t guarantee that a visit to one of these bars will give you that warm fuzzy, “I’m home, mom” feeling, we can say that if you’re looking for a warm place with cold beer to end up when your day is finished, these fine establishments should be at the top of your list. And if your favorite isn’t here, don’t be shy, let us know by posting your recommendations in the “comments” section below. —Tom Winter
December 14, 2009
A few images from the recent storm that pummeled Utah ski resorts. Some resorts claimed as much as 48 inches from the weekend system, a necessary addition to the base before holiday skier traffic.
November 20, 2009
Ski photographer Lee Cohen created Altaholics Anonymous in 1983, when Utah's Alta ski resort received 244 inches of snow in one month. He launched a website to sell his goods a few years ago, and he's recently added a few more products. Interview by Caroline Gleich.
November 10, 2009
Utah Mountain Adventures and the Alta Lodge team up to offer three backcountry skiing clinics this season.
November 9, 2009
Introducing four women-only ski camps geared for girls looking to up their game.
October 27, 2009
Snowbird locals sent us a YouTube video this week tracking the above average seasons of the past two years and this one liner: “Snowing hard in Little Cottonwood right now.” It’s official, winter is here, but when will Utah resorts open?
October 16, 2009
Wieringa on avalanche control, running a ski resort, and shooting a big ol' gun.