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Wrong Again!

Our temps may be creeping toward the century mark but The Bird is staying open until July 4!! That gives me ample time to test my new Vans Snowboard boots and K2 Cinch bindings. I’m no expert but I’m counting on these latest advances to get me up and carving Little Cloud because that’s all there’s open. I may have […]

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Thanksgiving’s Coming

Jumpin’ Bumps!! I can’t believe the ski season (sorta) began two weeks ago and Thanksgiving is not till next week. I’ve put in three days so far – Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude- but we soooo need more snow. It’s been 50 degrees every day. The forecasters say this weekend. No telling what the actual dumpage will be. Start planning those […]

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The October of RECORD

Mother nature has slammed the weather window on us. A storm of epic proportions is pounding the mountains, already dumping 28″ in 24 hours. As of 5pm the Alta and Brighton have a base of 70+” of 7 percent smoke. The Park City and Ogden mountains have about 12″ with the Provo mountains about half of that. Another wave could […]

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It’s Here

Ok. So I’m NOT ready. Storm’s have pounded the Wasatch, and Brighton Resort teases that they will open soon. My brother’s reported that Mammoth Mtn opened today. And I still need to beef up my quads. Ugh. The rain has been washing the Salt Lake Valley clean and there’s no end in sight. Friend’s are touring the backcountry – especially […]

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Winter wear

The temps are dropping and it’s time to bundle up. Here are a few recommendations for chilly October: Mountain Hardwear Alchemy pant replaces both fleece and softshell outer layer, windproof, water resistant, breathable and abrasion resistant, won’t pill like fleece, made of Gore Windstopper. Articulated knee and seat for a flattering butt look. $225. 800.330.6800.http://www.mountainhardwear.com/ Sierra Designs Down Booties are […]

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