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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 -UtahOutside.com)

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,…

Backcountry skiing Suicide Chute

Suicide hike

Suicide Chute, aka “Country Lane,” is one of the most classic, roadside couloirs in all of Utah. This perfectly straight, rock-walled hallway splits the western edge of Mount Superior in two. It’s easily visible from Alta, which makes it a…