Tag Archives: Powder

How To Speak Skier: Snow Conditions

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Ever wonder what the heck those ski bums are talking about when they say things like, “Yeah, I was expecting bulletproof but rode out the wave on 2″ of blower on top of cream”? You’re not alone. Like lawyers, doctors, and IT technical support, the industry has a lingo all its own. Ski words are another language. Here is a […]

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Tickets On Sale For First Chair Festival

  We’re talking winter in August. Whaaaat? Screw summer. There are those that live for the white stuff; trailers for Warren Miller and TGR, gear previews from Powder Magazine, pre-season ski workouts; and the ability to purchase tickets for the first-ever First Chair Festival where all of your bro-brah peers will gather. On Sept. 17, Powder and Newschoolers.com will bring all […]

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There’s Snow At Snowbird! It Ain’t Over Yet

The skiing at Snowbird has been unreal. Yes, skiing. While the rest of the Wasatch is hunkered down, sitting out the back-to-back storm cycles because closing days have come and gone, diehard locals are rejoicing. Nineteen inches in the last 48 hours and more on the way. Rain pummeled the base parking lots two days ago, bringing some high density […]

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