Last Chair Podcast

Last Chair Podcast

There’s something unique and personal about the culture of skiing in Utah. It’s embodied in the stories of the people who bring you these amazing mountain destinations and the lifestyle that pervades them, from peak to peak and village to city. Last Chair: The Ski Utah Podcast brings those personalities to life in a series of insightful storytelling sessions with athletes, resort leaders and cultural icons as Last Chair host Tom Kelly weaves a fascinating storyline that brings you even closer to The Greatest Snow on Earth®.

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About The Host: Last Chair host Tom Kelly is a lifelong skier and an iconic storyteller. Always with a camera around his shoulder and a digital recorder in his pocket, Kelly has chronicled stories of Olympic gold medalists to everyday skiers for decades. He’s called Park City home for three decades and his passion is telling the story of what brings skiers and snowboarders to the Utah mountains every winter.


Podcast Episodes

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Feb 17 2023

Henri Rivers - Diversity in the Mountains

Henri Rivers' mission is to make a difference in helping the ski industry better understand what it takes to embrace diversity among skiers and riders.

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Jan 4 2023

Drew Hardesty: Conversation in a Snow Pit

On this episode, Last Chair went into the Utah backcountry with Utah Avalance Center pro Drew Hadesty to talk about what our snow pack is looking like.

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Dec 23 2022

Special Snowfall Edition

Open Snow forecaster Evan Thayer and atmospheric scientist Jim Steenburgh dive into the science behind this seasons continuous powder storms.

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Dec 1 2022

Tim Hawkes: Saving the Great Salt Lake

The problem with the Great Salt Lake is real. What used to be a roadway surrounded by water, now has only a few small pools. Birds that used to flock along the highway are now relegated to small patches of water. Utah state representative Tim Hawkes, a passionate advocate, on the very realistic steps the state is already taking to save the Great Salt Lake.

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Nov 15 2022

Park City: America’s Ski Town

Two world class resorts, 10,000 lift-served skiable acres, all nestled around a historic old mining town, Utah’s ski town of Park City truly an amazing place.

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Oct 27 2022

Peter Landsman: Our Love of Lifts

What would you think about visiting every single ski lift in America? 2,381 of them! Well, that has been the life of Peter Landsman, a lift supervisor and founder of liftblog, a popular website and network of social channels.


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