Alta speaks out about Mountain Accord

Looking down Grizzly Gulch toward Mount Superior from Twin Lakes Pass. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

As the blueprint for the Mountain Accord is making its way through public comment, meetings, and presentations, many skiers have expressed concern about proposed federal land trades with ski resorts. Resorts want more land from the U.S. Forest Service for…

Backcountry Report: Beartrap Fork

Adam Symonds finds fresh powder on north and west-facing slopes in Beartrap and Willow Forks on February 22, 2015. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Winter finally returned to the Wasatch! With 13 inches falling over three days in the upper Cottonwood Canyons, myself, along with Mason Diedrich and Adam Symonds, skinned up Beartrap Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon in hopes of fresh lines with…