Ride the BEAV!
on March 29, 2008
Beaver Mountain that is. Located up in the wilds of Logan Canyon, Beaver Mountain is Utah's most northernly resort. Beaver Mountain installed it's first chairlift in 1939 and has been specializing in good snow and good times ever since. On Thursday a group of us from the office made the drive up to Beaver Mountain and we weren't disappointed. We arrived in the parking lot to 14 inches of fresh spring powder and beautiful blue skies. With fresh tracks under the chairlift we got to work pillaging all the powder we could find. With only 30 or 40 cars in the parking lot there wasn't much need to rush, but, nevertheless powder fever took over.
After a few laps on Harry's Dream we headed for Marge's Triple. In the wide open trees off that chair we found powder everywhere. After that we wrapped up the day with a run down the backside. From Harry's Dream you can head out of bounds and ski down to the Logan Canyon Road. This is where Beaver Mountain gets steep and it has to be close to 2000 vertical from the peak to the road. The powder back there was fantastic with hucks and pillow lines abounding.
Be sure to get up to Beaver Mountain and check out this great family owned and operated ski resort. Who needs high speed quads and superpipes when you've got cool locals, great snow, and good prices.