Tag Archives: Salt Lake City

RIP Freeskiing’s Jamie Pierre

Facebook and Twitter are lit up tonight. News of Jamie Pierre’s death today at Snowbird Resort spread hard and fast. Even his Wikipedia page has been updated with his demise. Condolences went out to his wife, two kids and the rest of his family. Utah ski locals are still in shock. The specifics are here in the Utah Avalanche Center […]

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Avalanche Center Ready To Roll

Stay on top of the snow instead of buried under it. Finally, the winter seems to be off and running which means that with each storm, the avalanche danger is going to jack. The Utah Avalanche Center is the source for avalanche conditions in the Wasatch. Starting today, the UAFC will blast intermittent updates as needed. They’ll go full bore […]

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Don’t Buy New Skis

You ski two weeks a season, if that; you hear about the latest rocker, fat, fill-in-the-blank technology, see the gear guide picks in Skiing Magazine and, whammo, you’re begging Santa for a new set of sticks. The pair you bought last year hasn’t even rusted yet. But you have to have the 2012 model. Whooo boy would the car industry […]

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