Tag: Snowbird

Utah ski resorts push back opening dates for lack of snow

UPDATE: Alta has now announced that they too are pushing back opening day to sometime after November 24th. Go to alta.com to stay updated. The winter of 2016/17 is starting out as weird as the Presidential election. Nobody predicted that…

Snowbird wins Utah County approval to expand into Mary Ellen Gulch

Snowbird’s controversial plan to expand their ski resort boundaries into Mary Ellen Gulch got closer to reality last week, when the Utah County Board of Adjustment gave approval for Snowbird to build lifts in American Fork Canyon on private property owned by…

Ski Utah invites you to first ever POW Day

POW Day is coming to Little Cottonwood Canyon in January. Of course, there’s a pow day at Alta and Snowbird every time it snows, but this POW day is a bit different. Back in September, 2015, Ski Utah announced a…

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…

Utah ski resort upgrades for 2015/16 season

Utah’s ski industry is about to have it’s biggest year ever, at least in terms of infrastructure upgrades. What does this mean for everyday skiers? More of everything – more lifts, more terrain, and more lodges. According to SkiUtah, over…

Conquer mountains with the Discrete Peak Series

There’s a new trail running series coming to Utah, from a Salt Lake City-based clothing company. The Discrete Peak Series will be different from all the other trail running events in that it will focus on shorter distances with an…