April 30, 2010
Snowbird is the last open resort in Utah. And they're still getting dumped on. Here are the stats: 17 inches in the last 24 hours, 34 inches in the past 48 hours, bringing the season total up to 543 inches.
April 14, 2010
When X Games medalist Grete Eliassen launched 31 feet into the air on a custom-built jump at Utah's The Canyons Resort last week, she broke the height record for a female skier. Here's a video of her going 60 mph into the 30-foot jump.
April 5, 2010
Snowbird Resort has reported four and a half feet of powder within the last week and says 30-40 more are predicted to fall in the next few days. Ski-and-stay deals start at $99. What are you waiting for?
March 18, 2010
This week, the final stop of the Freeskiing World Tour takes places at Snowbird, Utah. By Saturday, one man and one woman will be named the Freeskiing World Champions. Competitor Griffin Post—who's leading the men's division heading into this event—gives us an update on what to expect.
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.