March 11, 2010
We just wrapped up our annual ski test at Snowbird, Utah and it couldn't have been better. But it had nothing to do with testing skis on a little thing like the “greatest snow on earth” or having great testers. We take a look at what really makes testing skis in the Wasatch extraordinary.
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.
February 23, 2010
Our storm forecaster is calling for up to a foot or snow in southern Colorado, the Sierra, and the Wasatch. Here are details of this week's weather.
December 31, 2009
Scott Markewitz is one of the best ski photographers in the business. And from February 4-7, he's teaching the inaugural Scott Markewitz Photography Workshop at Snowbird, Utah. It's a three-day instructional workshop for all levels of photographers who want to learn to take better action and scenic shots. Here is a gallery of Markewitz's work and more info on the workshop.
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.
October 29, 2009
We caught up with Mike Meyers, a science and operations officer at the National Weather Service, to find out where the snow from this early season storm is piling up and whether this means we’re in for a snowy winter.
October 29, 2009
Utah’s Solitude and Colorado’s Wolf Creek open October 31. As the first resort in Utah to open, Solitude offers one lift to season passholders, while Wolf Creek opens three.