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Pre-powder Panic: Are you ready?

by Ski Utah Yeti October 22 2010 2 Comments

In Utah, a single day can change our season from warm and sunny to blizzardy awesomeness! Problem is, it's tough keeping up with the change.
As my Powder Panic (dont_panic)stoke-meter rises, due to snow in the forecast, my powder panic also begins to escalate. Lazy Yeti that I am, I have spent my autumn days basking in the sun, drinking cold brews and flipping through the pages of my favorite ski and snowboard mags. Below is a list of things I need to accomplish before the snow flies.

What’s on your powder-prep list?

1.) Get in shape (wall sits, crunches, lunges, crunches, ski porn, repeat)
2.) Buy season pass (which resort?)
3.) Mount bindings on new ski kit
4.) Tune skis
5.) Pull my ski stuff out of the box they have been hiding in under my bed. (Should I wash them?..nah!)
6.) Gnab a couple pairs of extra sock from roommates drawer (Hopefully they washed them.)
7.) Put snow tires and rack on car.
8.) Watch ski movies to study up on my new tricks
9.) Head to the raddest pre season party
10.) Start dreaming sweet powder dreams... SICK!

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In search of The Greatest Snow on Earth®, the Yeti ultimately landed in Utah. Ski Utah has hired the Yeti as their official mascot and slopeside reporter. Follow the Yeti to get the latest info on local pow stashes, crazy events, storm totals, and tips and tricks on the best ways to maximize your Utah experience. The Yeti is also known to throw out the occasional swag.. so be sure to stay tuned. Yeti knows best!

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