Archive for February, 2012

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Do it…Play Hookie!

I (we all) have been waiting for this day all year! Saturday was cold, blowing and nuking and it was definitely the beginning of something immanently good and, today, well today delivered and good ol’ Utah powder is finally back in the house! Although, there are still some spots that are still waiting for a […]

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Skiing the Deepest “2 inches” of Powder

“I love it when Solitude under reports and over delivers on snow!” Photo: Brian Thurber The caption above explains just how I feel about skiing yesterday. The double punch of being both a snow day and President’s day, I headed up to Solitude just after lunch hoping to miss at least a portion of the crowd. Nearing […]

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Saturday, February 18th, 2012

The Warm Before The Storm

There’s a behemoth of a storm coming…or so they say. The next couple of days should be epic, that’s right, I said it…EPIC! Just in time for all the vacationer’s to rip some serious snow. Can I shed one tear for timing though? I am sorry guys, I am happy for everyone who has the […]

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Fine Dining Worth The Hike

The moon was hidden behind the frosty mountains as we wound our way over the wooded snowshoe trail to Solitude Resort’s yurt. Three or four of us carried lanterns to assist the group of diners- roughly 20 of us- to the structure located about a mile away from the base of the resort. Energy ran […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2012

Ice Cream For Sure…Skip The Cherries

I said I would blog about today and so here I am doing what I do best. “Spraying”, as my old friend, John E. at Atomic used to call it, is what I do so, here goes. First of all, I am not going to say something that isn’t true so, no cherries today because […]

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Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Spring Skiing Last Week, Crazy Kids in Between and Bottomless Tomorrow!

I wished that I could have been up in the mountains today but, for all you powder junkies who got up there and skied pow all day without me…kuddos to you…you lucky dogs! Howevs, while most of you get back behind your desks tomorrow, I will be cruising over your tracks that are now buried […]

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