Tag Archive for Skiing

Salomon BBR Skis review

Salomon BBR skis lined up at the demo tent in Park City Mountain Resort's plaza.

The new Salomon BBR ski has gotten a lot of hype lately, thanks to its promise to be the ski that can do everything. From groomers to hardpack, powder and ice, the BBR’s V-shaped design should handle it all, while…

Voile Charger backcountry skis review

Classic topsheet design on the Voile Charger skis.

Voile is a local ski company that has long been on my radar since they manufacture their backcountry skis right here in Utah. They also make some damn-fine skis, as evidenced in the awesome Voile Charger backcountry skis. Awesome? Hell…

Backcountry skiing Greens Basin

The pretty little meadow at the bottom of Greens Basin, where my imaginary ski cabin lives.

When it comes to backcountry ski terrain, it’s good to have those go-to places for any eventuality. On a powder day with a stable snowpack, you can ski pretty much anywhere. But sometimes the avalanche danger is too high for…

Happy New Year 2011!

Moab Rainbow

Happy New Year from Utah Outside Here’s to all of you skiers, snowboarders, hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers, backpackers, runners, river rats, and general outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy everything Utah’s amazing landscape throws at us. We hope all of our…