Category Archives: Outdoor News

Snowbird Winds Down

I made it to Snowbird before it was too late. The last “regular” Sunday of the season brings out all of the local riff-raff (The Bird will be open weekends through Memorial Day). Like the final day at Alta where the crowd gathers on top of High Rustler, core riders arrived at the top of Hidden Peak to party and […]

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Snowbird Announces Earliest Opening Ever

More than six feet of snow hit mid-mountain allowing Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort to open two weeks ahead of schedule. Mark the date: Friday, Nov. 5. “In more than 30 years in Little Cottonwood Canyon, I can’t remember an October with this much snow,” said Snowbird President Bob Bonar. “I wish we could open earlier but we’re getting employees […]

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Ski Season’s Here Soon; Are You Ready?

The call came three weeks before September 8. I was going to Las Lenas, Argentina, for (their) spring skiing. The Extremely Canadian World Tour had space. Wahoo! I thought. Then, Oh no, I’m not ready to ski. It’s still summer and I’ve been a sloth. I’m supposed to have another month before I worry about whipping this bod into ski […]

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