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Are You Ready For Winter?

by Powderhound Cat September 26 2011 8 Comments

Last month I was ready to start thinking about ski season, now it's time to really start preparing. 

You've probably written your gear wish list, seen a movie premiere or two, and maybe decided on your season pass. Locals are putting their summer gear in storage and busting out their winter equipment.

In Utah, we take many extra steps. With Snowbird reporting 783'' last year you know there is a lot more where that came from.  There will be many opportunities to call in sick with the Powder flu. In fact, I've got friends working on their "coughs" and "Doctor's notes" - all creating the perfect excuse to use that sick day to get out of work and onto the slopes.

We do wall sits.

We load up our mp3 players with the perfect tunes.

We polish up our GoPros, and dig out our snorkels!

Here's a few more tricks and tips to let you know what really goes on in the mind of a Powderhound preparing for the upcoming season. Enjoy!


Don't forget, Friday was the official start to fall. It is now absolutely time to start offering a sacrifice to the snow gods!

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Did we miss anything? What do you do to prepare?

*Let it snow*

Powderhound Cat



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Catherine Killfoil

Catherine Killfoil has spent the last three seasons going from rookie to expert on and off the slopes. She explores the resorts, her Park City hometown, and the ski lifestyle and culture eagerly. Follow her and share her experiences to see what Utah can offer every level of skier. Check out her "How To" series for the tips and tricks that every skier needs.

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