Beers, BBQ and half a foot of new snow at Snowbird

Powderhound Matt

By Powderhound Matt \ June 20 2011 \ 0 Comments

So yes, I know I've become pretty redundant with all these posts about the incredible spring snow we've had here in Utah but I'm sorry, I just can't help myself. Snowfall of this magnitude, only two days away from the Summer solstice is just remarkable. After todays 6 - 9" snowfall, Snowbird easily eclipsed the 780" mark for the season and unofficially, I would have to assume the mid mountain snow study plot at Alta's Collins chairlift has to be very close to surpassing 800" for the season. Insane! 

Life really couldn't get any better for skiers here in Utah. Yesterday, I was enjoying beers on the plaza at the Snowbird Brewfest with a great crew of people. Cat the Powderhound, Nick the marketing director from Solitude and Kevin, videographer and producer for Park City TV were all in attendance.  We all spent the afternoon sampling some of Utah's best beers in flops, while soaking up that warm June sunshine. Who would have thought today we'd be skiing untracked powder all over the hill. I guess this sort of thing only happens in Utah, right?



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Matt Baydala, originally from Rockville Centre, New York, sniffed his way to Park City, Utah in 2006. Since then, he has built a career as the Owner of the Park City restaurant Yuki Yama Sushi. His passion and appreciation for the diversity of Utah’s wintersports product make him the perfect Powderhound. "For me skiing The Greatest Snow on Earth is not just a hobby; it’s an obsession," exclaimed Baydala. "Now I have the opportunity to share this awesome life we live out here with the entire skiing community."