Articles Related To: Summer
60 consecutive months of snowboarding in the state of Utah. . . a feat accomplished by Park City resident Kevin Rapf. He say's he has accomplished his goal but I say we take this 5 year achievement and up the ante. Let's give Kevin the motivation he needs to take it to 10 years!
Recently, the Ski Utah Yeti went social and asked you to identify your summer alias. The responses varied from commercial fisherman to hang glider pilot to wannabe rock star, however, mountain biker/cyclist won out as the most common summer alias. Good thing there's plenty of biking in Utah.
Everyone comes to Utah to ski in the winter, but the summers and fall are amazing!! Especially late summer when the snow has finally melted and you can get up to the ridgetops and see the wonderful scenery. Catherines Pass lies between Alta and Brighton and I've done it for years. Now, my daughter Emily joins the tradition...her first pass to 10,500'
OK, this is a ski blog...but I'm going to say I LOVE summer in the Wasatch. The smells, the flowers, the hiking, the moose. Yes, lots of wildlife spotting here. And...the crowds are down. I'm just going to come out and say it...I love hiking and I'm a much better hiker than skier. I take pride in the 4-10 mile hikes I can do and still be standing at the end. With that said...my kids have become (or are forced) to be great hikers as well.
Utah's resorts have plenty of reason to brag in the summer. Hop on your mountain bike and you will see why.
All winter long skiers and snowboarders from around the world visit Utah to rock The Greatest Snow on Earth®. Now it’s time to rock to the baseline, drum solo, and lyrical talent delivered from bands scheduled to play at Utah’s resorts this summer.
It is very difficult to retrace your winter footsteps in the summer. With that said, I was determined to find my beloved Smith goggles and Dakine beanie lost in a yard sale, ski crash this past February. My friends were quick to tell me that I would never find the lost pieces. They reminded me that since the crash, four months had passed while 300 inches of snow had fallen and since melted.
Snowbird will re-open for one final weekend June 19 & 20.
Due to unusually fast snow melt, Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort may close their winter operations for the 2009-10 winter season this Sunday, June 13, 2010. Get it while you can!
There are ways to enjoy Park City, Utah all year round. Come check them out.