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Backcountry skiing Rocky Point

The view of Rocky Point from Catherine Pass.

Backcountry skiing at Rocky Point should really be called “slackcountry skiing” due to its proximity to Alta. A short traverse north from the top of the Supreme Lift takes you to Catherine’s Area and Rocky Point, where in-bounds skiing can…

Hiking Mount Van Cott

Lucy discovers that Mount Van Cott is a pretty fun hike for dogs.

Mount Van Cott is an unassuming mountain with a summit elevation of 6,348 feet that looms over the University of Utah, directly behind University Hospital and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. While Mount Van Cott is small in stature, it’s still…