Category: Skiing

Alta wants to build tram to Mount Baldy summit

Justin Lozier skis at Alta, one of the resorts included in the Mountain Collective Pass.(Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Alta has big plans in the works, including a proposed tram that will run to the summit of Mount Baldy. According to the The Salt Lake Tribune, which posted a link to the U.S. Forest Service’s Alta Master Development Plan…

Spring backcountry ski routes in the Uinta Mountains

Adam Symonds snowboards down Mount Watson in June after backcountry ski routes open in the Uinta Mountains for the summer season. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Spring skiing in Utah’s backcountry means we have the ability to access routes that are closed off to those of us who don’t own a snowmobile. The Uinta Mountains is the biggest example, as the Mirror Lake Highway is closed…

Snowbird wins Utah County approval to expand into Mary Ellen Gulch

New December snow has fallen, kicking the ski patrol into action.

Snowbird’s controversial plan to expand their ski resort boundaries into Mary Ellen Gulch got closer to reality last week, when the Utah County Board of Adjustment gave approval for Snowbird to build lifts in American Fork Canyon on private property owned by…