Tag Archive for Skiing

List of Utah ski swaps for fall 2011

Maybe it's time to to get some updated skis at a Utah Ski Swap. Image: flickr.com/photos/borevagen/

Ski swaps are among skidom’s most cherished traditions. Every fall, our ski and snowboard gear is given the once-over, and if those old boards purchased 10 years ago desperately need to be sacrificed to the ski gods in a backyard…

Compilation of 2011 Utah ski movie screenings

Screenshot from "Breaking Trail." Image courtesy Powderwhore Productions.

Hard to believe it’s happening, but we’re already talking about ski movies. Films produced for the sole purpose to stoke winter… uh…. stoke will soon be lighting screens up all over Utah. The major ski-movie companies have already booked their Utah dates, and some of…

Summer skiing at Snowbird

Dropping in off the Road to Provo with American Fork Twin Peaks in the distance.

2011 will go down as the one of the greatest Utah ski seasons in anyone’s memory. Surely the over 700 inches of snow our Wasatch Mountain ski resorts were buried under, as well as the incredible wet spring that followed,…

Vanessa Aadland skis Superior butt naked

Vanessa Aadland atop Little Superior, just before dropping in. Photo: Vanessa Aadland.

Have you heard the tale about a girl who skied Mount Superior butt naked? The story has been all over the Internet the past few days as a picture of pro skier, Vanessa Aadland, has been making the rounds. The image shows her standing atop Superior,…