Snowbird ownership changes hands

Snowbird Tram. Image courtesy Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort.

The big news coming out of Little Cottonwood Canyon is that Snowbird has been sold. In an announcement on May 12, 2014, Dick Bass sold his majority ownership of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort to the Cumming family, who also…

Alta in April Days are here!

Marti Gras outfits get some more mileage at Alta's final day on High Boy.

Spring is probably my favorite time of year to ski. The snowpack is deep, the spring storms come in big and heavy, the days are warm, the sun shines bright, corn snow is massively fun to ski on, and every…

Oquirrh spring skiing on Lowe Peak

Backcountry ski touring in the Oquirrh Mountains below Rocky and Lowe Peak . (Skier: Jon Strickland. Photo: Jared Hargrave -

The Oquirrh Mountains, Salt Lake City’s “other” range on the west side of the city, is like the redheaded stepchild that gets no love compared to the Wasatch. But despite the range’s confusing access because of an obscene amount of…