Tag: photos

Ice climbing the Willard Canyon Waterfall

Willard Canyon is a remarkably rugged canyon that’s home to a beautiful cascading waterfall that usually ices over in late December or early January, offering an easy yet adventurous climb. I am a total rookie when it comes to ice, but…

A backcountry skiing search for pow on Millvue Peak

After a massive snowstorm that dumped 5 feet of powder in the Wasatch on Christmas week of 2015, hordes of backcountry skiers tracked everything out that was low angle and safe. (High avalanche danger kept the smart ones off open…

Alta and Snowbird open for 2015/16 ski season (video)

Alta opened for the 2015/16 ski season on Friday, November 20, and conditions were much better than anyone anticipated. Ski Utah blogger, Matt Baydala, noted that he didn’t expect much, so didn’t bother to bring his good cameras. He was…

Mountain Biking Tidal Wave at Deer Valley

Back in the 1990s, the mountain bike trails at Deer Valley used to be state-of-the-art. But the years went by with little to no improvements. Meanwhile, mountain bike technology went through the roof. Fast forward to the present, and competing…

Fall mountain biking in Park City

Crunch, crunch, crunch. Ah yes, there is snow on the ground, it’s a brisk 34 degrees this morning, and I’m wondering just why in the hell I am up so early in this cold fall weather. It feels like winter…