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Jodi Saeland

Jodi Saeland is a part-time KSL Meteorologist and full-time Mom of an eight-year-old daughter and six-year-old son. Follow Jodi as she explores the trials and triumps of skiing with your kids. Gain practical real-world advice on how to pack, dress, communicate and ski with your kids on Utah's famous slopes. How to be a skier while having an avid, excited budding snowboarder!

With her experience as a meteorologist, Jodi shares a bit of knowledge about Utah’s weather forecasts and The Greatest Snow on Earth®

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Utah's snow dynamics-1st big storm!

by Mountain Mama

November 24 2014    0 Comments

Utah's snow has been described as "The Greatest snow on Earth". It all comes down to snow science, technical terms and lots of weather lingo. Read on and find a "weather terms" resource you can keep handy as the first BIG storm of the season has arrived.

Weather

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Ski/Snowboard Lessons

by Mountain Mama

November 10 2014    1 Comment

Deciding which ski program/lesson is the right fit for your child can be overwhelming. There are so many options. I've tried to simplify things and layout all your options. This is your one stop shop for all links to Utah resort ski programs, passport programs and parks and rec programs. Also, some tips on renting equipment and where to find deals.

Equipment Family and Kids Ski School

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From the mouth of babes..."Come on out to Utah!"

by Mountain Mama

October 30 2014    1 Comment

With ski season just around the corner, it is time to get the legs in shape! There is no better way than to enjoy Utah's mountains in the fall and do some serious hiking. Emily and Brennan do a big hike, and give you their person welcome to "Come on out to Utah".

Family and Kids

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Music and hiking...Deer Valley's summer style

by Mountain Mama

August 12 2014    1 Comment

Much like a day skiing at Deer Valley in the winter, summer is no different. The service is top notch, the views are beautiful, the food is excellent and the choice of concerts is a treat. We spent a day on the hiking trails and a night under the stars listening to music with great food. Just another reason to visit Utah during the off season.

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary kids camps in southern Utah!

by Mountain Mama

July 14 2014    1 Comment

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is a 3,700 acre no-kill sanctuary in southern Utah where animals roam until they are adopted. Not only can adults volunteer, but this year kids can also learn about the animals in kids camp.

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