Mountain Accord plan approved

Lake Chute Adam

Monday, July 13 was a historic day for the Central Wasatch as the Mountain Accord was officially approved. The committee, which includes representatives from ski resorts, environmental groups, special interest groups, and city officials, signed off on the final proposal…

Snowbird reveals 2015/16 season upgrades

The Summit at Snowbird will have a cafeteria, private meeting space upstairs, new ski patrol office and public restrooms. (Image: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort)

On the heels of closing day, Snowbird unveiled their planned upgrades for the 2015-2016 ski season. The resort says they are investing more than $30 million into new capital projects. These new projects include The Summit at Snowbird, increased snow…

Dakine Pro II Snowboard Backpack review

The rescue gear compartment on the Dakine Pro II pack has room for all of your backcountry essentials, and a great organization system (photo: Ryan Malavolta

The lifts at most Utah resorts have stopped turning, but that doesn’t mean snowboarding is over for the season. If you are planning on doing any backcountry touring, there are several pieces of essential gear that you will need. Certainly,…