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JimK - DCSki Columnist
2 months ago (edited 2 months ago)
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I've begun my westward migration for the 2024 season.  I've been in Utah for ten days.  Before that I took about a week to drive across from DC during that very cold period around MLK Weekend.

I skied two days each in Colorado at Monarch and Copper Mtn ski areas.  My first ski day in CO was on Jan 12 at Monarch.  It was 2 degs and so windy only one chairlift was operating.  Talk about a Rocky Mtn wake up call!  Still the snow was powdery and got even better over the next few days.

Jan 12 Monarch ski area near Salida, CO, elevation approx 10,800 to 12,000':

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Evening in Salida, CO, Jan 13, 2024.  Maybe this is what Aspen looked like in 1960??  Bridge in foreground goes over the Arkansas River, which runs 1500 miles and joins the Mississippi River a few miles south of Little Rock, AR.

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I was back at Monarch Ski Area on Jan 14 and it was a real fine powder day, 12" on the trails and felt like 18" in the trees.  The temps warmed up to about ten degs:

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I experienced some very wintry driving conditions in CO.  This is cresting Fremont Pass (11,300'), Jan 15, during an 85 mile morning drive from Salida, CO to ski at Copper Mtn:

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I skied at Copper Mtn on Jan 15 and 16, conditions were good, but not quite as powdery as little Monarch:

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Then on Jan 17 I drove from Silverthorne, CO to Salt Lake City, UT.  The initial three or four hours were very snowy, and I was lucky to get over Vail Pass before an extended closure of I70.  This is I70 West in Glenwood Canyon.  Snow plow drivers are a skier's best friend:

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The weather cleared as I continued west.  This is I70 near the exit for Moab, UT.  Grey tones, but black pavement:

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My first day of skiing in Utah was on Jan 20.  This is my son Vince on a slope called Restaurant Roll in the Gad Valley side of Snowbird Ski Area:

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I've skied four more times at Snowbird since the 20th.  Snowbird has been very busy on weekends, but I post the following photo as evidence that you can still drive up to Snowbird at 830 am on a quiet Tuesday and park free, unreserved, 50 feet from a ski trail, Jan 23:

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This is a friend in a part of Snowbird called Wilbere Bowl, Jan 25, about 4" of new snow that day:

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Jan 27 at Snowbird was a fun day, I got to ski with friends and family:

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To be continued...

Crush
2 months ago
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XOXO! 
eggraid
2 months ago
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Have a great trip! Monarch looks like it had great conditions. 
davwilley
2 months ago
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Ohho You are having such great time!
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jn_freedman
2 months ago
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Jim,

I saw this picture on Guru Dave's website and was shocked on the current situation of a pre-rope drop at Snowbird.  Is it really that crowded these days?  Huge Snowbird fanboy but looks rough....

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It makes me appreciate my chill runs on FarSide on a Saturday morning at Whitetrail.....

JimK - DCSki Columnist
2 months ago (edited 2 months ago)
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jn_freedman wrote:

Jim,

I saw this picture on Guru Dave's website and was shocked on the current situation of a pre-rope drop at Snowbird.  Is it really that crowded these days?  Huge Snowbird fanboy but looks rough....

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It makes me appreciate my chill runs on FarSide on a Saturday morning at Whitetrail.....

 JN, I want to say that photo is from a few years ago.  Not to say that crowds aren't sizeable at many Utah resorts, but there are some good strategies to avoid them or minimize the adverse effects.  Primary ones being, ski weekdays and get to the mtn 45-60 mins before the lifts start.

PS:  I always enjoyed FarSide trail too.  It has a little bit of character.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
2 months ago (edited 2 months ago)
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I just finished an epic week of Utah skiing.  Some resorts in the Wasatch Mtns of Utah reported more than five feet of snow between Feb 2-9, 2024.  Friends visited during the week and I skied a variety of resorts with them in fabulous, stormy snow conditions.

2 Feb, Solitude, 4-6" new snow.  My friends took some photos of me this week and I'm including a few like this one.  You'll note, I'm better behind the camera, than in front.

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4 Feb, Snowbird, a beautiful day with one+ foot of new overnight snow.  This was the last sunny day until a weak sun peeked out late in the afternoon of the 9th. It was a max capacity day at the Bird, but we took what the mtn gave us.  Most of the crowds flocked to Mineral Basin leaving the frontside not too busy.

A friend on Pucker Brush slope in Little Cloud Bowl:

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Lower Tiger Tail full of snow.

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Me, late in the afternoon, heading down a not yet fully tracked out area called Bass Benches.

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Good times at Snowbird.

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5 Feb, Solitude, another stormy day.  We spent a lot of time in the trees around Headwall Forest.  Not many people.

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6 Feb, Deer Valley, 10" new snow.  A lady friend showed us around the mountain where she instructs.

The ceiling was fairly high early on, this view from top of Empire lift.

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Beautiful snow conditions.

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I went over to the Daly Bowl/Chutes area a couple times before visibility got low.  Scoping out the cornice above the Daly Chutes.  Guy in green is an instructor.

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Chute survivor.

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7 Feb, Alta, a truly epic storm day.  One to two feet of new snow all over the mountain.  AND lift lines were moderate to small.  They closed the LCC access road from 1-3 PM for plowing and avi mitigation, which chased away some early birds and blocked some late-nicks.

My son Vince going steep and deep.

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Again;  skiing dynamically on fat skis (124mm underfoot) while the snow was dumping.

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Blurry photo, but shows what a crazy day it was.

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I took a photo of this friend getting a belly shot in Catherine's Area.

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He obliged with one of me in same area.

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8 Feb, Brighton, by this point in the week I was getting pretty leg weary and took an easy day.  4" new overnight and maybe another 3" during the day.
 Beautiful, gentle intermittent snowfall. Cruising the tree lined runs is very nice at Brighton in such conditions.

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9 Feb, Solitude, another deep powder day with moderate crowds.  They dropped the rope to Honeycomb Canyon after a while and we had a ball in there.  Believe the hole in the mtn in this shot is an old mineshaft.

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Powder to the people.

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Subliminal message, top of Honeycomb return lift bullwheel looks like Pizza Bianco.

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So for lunch we enjoyed fresh baked pizza at the Stone Haus in Solitude Village.

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This photo of a friend on a fabulous powder Friday at Solitude proves the dream is still alive in UT: great snow and moderate weekday crowds.

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Wow, what a week!  Now I'm resting for a couple days.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
2 months ago (edited 2 months ago)
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PS:  I bumped into @kemperski at Solitude on Feb 9.  Very nice guy.  First time I've met him.  He had two enthusiastic sons with him.  He's done some great writing/trip reports here and on skisoutheast.

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Brook
2 months ago (edited 2 months ago)
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Our crew made it out to Utah for all the snow last week  also ! The surf was up ! Couple images from an unforgettable trip to Indy locations pow/mow   Beaver mtn   and Ikon  mtns.   Solitude /Brighton 1707669251_avhqxxuumptj.jpg1707669268_nbzfpinjebbk.jpg1707669285_bdtspbnwxxix.jpg

bousquet19 - DCSki Supporter 
2 months ago
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JimK,

😮 🤩 😯 All I can say is, Gawwwwwwwwd what gorgeous views, and what incredible snow!

Glad that conditions are turning out so well for you and that you've had several meetups on yet another epic trip west. Stay safe and have fun.

Woody

JimK - DCSki Columnist
one month ago (edited one month ago)
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A few photos from the second half of February in Utah.  BTW, Snowbird is nearing its record for the most ever snowfall in the month of February.  It's been very snowy out here lately and there's more to come.

Feb 13 Snowbird, yours truly way out on the Cirque Traverse:

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Same day, a friend in the steep trees of STH at Snowbird:

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Feb 14 making the hike up to High Baldy Traverse at Snowbird:

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Same day/area, coming down:

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Same day, beautiful Mineral Basin at Snowbird:

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Feb 15 powder day at Solitude, UT:

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Feb 20, only about 4 or 5" but I got it untracked in the Bananas Trees at Snowbird:

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This is a Utah friend who's a fine telemarker, Feb 22, Solitude:

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Same fellow on Feb 23 on Middle Slope at Solitude:

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Feb 24 Mushroom Land at Snowbird, the entire base area can be seen below:

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Going to North Lake Tahoe soon for a week.  Will post more photos later.

Crush
one month ago
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Sweet! I remember Daly Bowl/Chutes what was it Challenger I think with my fam El Jefe back in the day? OK not totally like under the tram at Snowbird but it's a short shot if you get into an oh $h1T moment just hang tough - bussin' ! See you soon were are going to get hit big in the NV but beige flag it will be Sierra Cement like track-y and ruh roh 1709080417_ycounprmkicf.jpg

JimK - DCSki Columnist
one month ago
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The 27 Feb 2024 storm underproduced a little bit, but with 13 new inches of snow Snowbird reports that they passed 400 inches of snowfall for the season that day. Also, It's the third snowiest February in their history, with 137 inches of snow this month alone. That's 55 inches more than their average February and 43 inches above last February 2023. Next snow not expected until March 1, but could be a pretty big storm.:snowfight:
bob
one month ago
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That storm is giving the Sierras up to 12 feet. Wanna buy a snorkel?
Crush
one month ago (edited one month ago)
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No influencer here - JimK and Vince hung out with us last evening and I can say they are total GOAT ! My fam was so fire and brought a ton of food/beer no cap! They skied Alpine Meadows yesterday and today Mt Rose Hwy is still closed between Incline Village and Mt Rose Ski Resort so they headed back to Alpine Meadows/Palisades today - smart.

They treated us to a great dinner at Big Water ( boujee warning - this town's nickname is "income village") delish and ruled.

Travesty I have to work today so I can't partake. 

JimK - DCSki Columnist
one month ago (edited one month ago)
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Crush is my Tahoe mentor!  Thanks buddy!

Couple quick pics, may post more later, but gotta unpack from ski trip and pack for Vegas trip ;-}

Moi at Palisades Tahoe, Olympic Valley side, bodacious place, 6 Mar 24:

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Entering Solitude glades at Diamond Peak, 7 Mar 24:

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Vince dropping into "Main" from the hike-to Palisades chutes at Olympic Valley, 6 Mar 24:

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Further down same chute:

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View of Lake Tahoe from Diamond Peak, you get this view for long stretches on some of the summit trails, spellbinding:

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Vince, Diamond Peak, gorgeous place, 8 Mar 24:

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PS: Scott, if you see this can you get a little more color in this photo, particularly the blue lake?  This is a video capture and some of the vibrancy got lost in the transfer.

One more from DP

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Scott - DCSki Editor
one month ago
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JimK wrote:

...

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PS: Scott, if you see this can you get a little more color in this photo, particularly the blue lake?  This is a video capture and some of the vibrancy got lost in the transfer.


This is a pretty terrible Photoshop job, but I did make the lake bluer:

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Crush
one month ago (edited one month ago)
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Exactly - That is why we fell in love with it. GOAT! Spellbinding but don't get distracted by a snow covered mountain next to a sun-drenched lake and you slam B/C you were not paying attention 😁. CEO shot! That is in Solitude Canyon yeah lake is off to the sort of right. I need to get you a better camera it will be the J K ski tour fund on gofundme.

BTW you guys used up all of our toilet paper; we'll have to discuss 😛. Hot dog stuff you left us partially compensated. TY!

E & M - 

Crush
one month ago (edited one month ago)
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Off the top of Crystal lift I suspect - yep! Lookin' good!

 

JimK wrote:

One more from DP

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JimK - DCSki Columnist
28 days ago (edited 27 days ago)
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After a great week in early March in Tahoe I spent several days in Las Vegas with my non-skiing wife and some friends from the East.  I spent about $500 on food and entertainment, $300 on three nights lodging (2 Vegas, 1 St. George), and $20 on gambling :-)

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Tickets for Carrie Underwood $41!

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She lit an SUV on fire during her hit song Before He Cheats.

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The Blue Man group was funny and surprising.

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Back at Snowbird March 16 and 17.  Hope to ski out here for another couple months. Just got new Intuition liners for my Daleboots.

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Denis - DCSki Supporter 
25 days ago (edited 25 days ago)
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Jim,

Great pictures of The Palisades.  Those chutes are among the most iconic runs anywhere.  Congratulations to you and Vince.  Before the recent name change anyone who skied them was accorded massive respect, even reverence.  My daughter and grandsons have earned that badge of honor as well.  Now, because the resort botched the choice of their new name, nobody knows what it means when somebody says they skied at palisades.  This dishonors history.  Tradition and history matter in skiing.  In my opinion the area once known as S**** is the greatest resort in America in quality and quantity of true expert terrain.  There are some 40 such runs accessible from the KT chair, another 20 from Headwall, plus Granite Chief, Silverado, plus Mainline Pocket, the Funnel, - - - .

I first skied S**** with my son 35 years ago.  In those days there were no trail names on the map, just lifts.  And no double Diamond ratings.  The old KT-22 fixed grip double with no safety bar had one suspension point between bottom and top, and at times was hundreds of feet above the rocks.  When the lift stopped or the wind gusted it was pretty exciting.  As we rode up the Siberia chair on the first day a fellow chair rider suddenly said, Oh my god, that guy just fell off that cliff.  It wasn’t a fall, it was one of the area’s great skiers honing their craft.  We saw it several more times in that week.  We were blown away, both by what we saw and by the fact that there was a place where you could challenge yourself like that for the price of a lift ticket.  Dozens of extreme ski films were made there by Warren Miller, Greg Stump, et.al.  earning  the area the nickname, “Squallywood”.  I learned the pedal hop turn by watching Scot Schmidt films over and over.  I still have not seen anyone else on film or real life with his grace, fluidity, style and ‘hang time’ in solving the gnarliest puzzles of unthinkable steep terrain.   Some will say that era has been surpassed but I don’t buy it.  Straight lining Alaskan faces is a different kind of thing, which I consider more than a little stupid.  

(I agree that the name needed to be changed, but disagree with the new name)

That’s my paean and my rant.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
25 days ago (edited 24 days ago)
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Great post Denis. 

More about my Tahoe visit, March 4-8, 2024, it was after that monster snow storm. It snowed 90", but skied more like 9" because the 100+ MPH winds compressed/consolidated the new snow. 

I had one day each at Sq--w (now known as Olympic Valley/OV) and Alpine Meadows about 12 years ago.  I tried to ski Alpine Meadows 2 days this visit but March 4 was windy, low viz and only two chairs running.  March 8 there was a massive power failure at Alpine Meadows 930AM so we bailed and went to Diamond Peak for a second day.  My Alpine Meadows days therefore got messed up.  I skied March 5 and 6 at Sq--w and 7 and 8 at Diamond Peak.

My 2 days this visit at Sq--w (OV) were really great.  I remembered the place as good, but this time I thought it was super great.  Tues and Wed at Olympic Valley were really good, full days. Love the burly and not so burly terrain on numerous upper mtn lifts such as Headwall, KT22, Siberia, Red Dog. I didn't even get to Oly Lady and Granite Ch, which I know are good from my last visit.   I now think I'd rate Palisades Tahoe as my favorite California ski area over Mammoth and Kirkwood, although I like both of those too.  And it would be in my top 20, possibly top 10. 

Me at Olympic Valley side of P/T.

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Vince is aware of the Squallywood legends and was the one to suggest we climb up and do the Palisades (I took an easier chute down called National).

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One of my fav runs at Olympic Valley was Chute 75, near top of KT-22 chair, background of this photo.

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Vince in Chute 75

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More from OV, scoping out more steeps, Lake Tahoe view in background

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Skied with this 84 year old at Diamond Peak

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JimK - DCSki Columnist
24 days ago (edited 24 days ago)
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One surprise about the Salt Lake City area that mid-Atlantic folks might not realize if they've never been here is that down in the valley/city/suburbs the average winter/spring temperatures aren't that much different than Wash DC.  Perhaps more snow fall, but it melts quick.  Freezing pipes are almost unheard of, and there are plenty of mild days sprinkled thoughout winter and more so in spring, all while excellent skiing continues 5000 feet up at the ski resorts into May and sometimes beyond.

On 22 March 2024 I took a day off from skiing to do one of my favorite non-ski things in the area.  I went hiking and picnicking at Antelope Island State Park.  It's a 28,000 acre island surrounded by the Great Salt Lake about 40 mins northwest of downtown Salt Lake City. The Weather was sunny and 60 degs. You want to visit Antelope Island (AI) before late spring as tiny flying insects can be bad later. Saw swarms of them driving causeway to island, but none once there.

First stop inside the park was the parking lot for a one mile roundtrip hike to Buffalo Point. Pretty day not much wind, not too many visitors. This is near north end of the island.

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View west from top of Buffalo Pt. White Rock Bay looks almost tropical if not for snowy mtns in distance. "White Rock" is tiny rock in center of photo, just offshore. Some years it is not surrounded by water.  Even though it's 75 miles long, the Great Salt Lake never gets more than about 20 feet deep!

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Then I drove a few miles to the center of the island and did a three mile roundtrip hike to Dooly Knob, elev 5278'.  This hike involved about a 925' vertical climb.  Nearing the top of Dooly Knob.

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View east towards Ogden from top of Dooly Knob, believe Snowbasin ski area is on other side of white mtns to left. My parking spot is below to lower right.  I climbed about the same vertical as Whitetail, PA :-)

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I've done a lot of hiking over the years in the lush forests of Shenandoah National Park, VA.  It's kind of fun to do some in a more arid, but also beautiful location like Antelope Island, UT.  Maybe just not in mid-summer :-)

swoop
13 days ago
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Hey Jim,

Thanks for continuing to share great experiences and pics.

Will be at The Bird 4/11-4/13 with my son, would love to share some turns with you/Vince if your around!

Swoop!

JimK - DCSki Columnist
12 days ago
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swoop wrote:

Hey Jim,

Thanks for continuing to share great experiences and pics.

Will be at The Bird 4/11-4/13 with my son, would love to share some turns with you/Vince if your around!

Swoop!

 Sounds good.  I'll send you a PM.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
9 days ago
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Have you hugged a Telemarker today :-)

Any of you guys telemarkers? I'm not, but sometimes I ski with a real good one here in Utah.  Here are a few photos of him from 6 Apr 2024 at Solitude, UT.

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Nice powder day at Solitude, UT today, 6 Apr 2024. Since approx 24 March 2024 the Cottonwoods have had about a dozen winter snow days (including maybe 60" new snow) and only about two spring ski days. And BTW this very athletic skier is pushing age 70.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
9 days ago (edited 9 days ago)
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Filling in a gap in the chronology of this thread...skiing has been really excellent in UT over the last few weeks.

There was a bit of dry sunny period in mid-March, this is a scratchy entrance I use sometimes to get into Great Scott at Snowbird, including on 19 March 2024:

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Same day many hotshots (not me) did the big hike up to ski Pipeline Chute, (center) above Little Cloud Bowl:

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Close up of the top of Pipeline, those folks at top had to ski a short distance, then take of their skis and climb through a notch in the rocks, then ski down the long white chute to right:

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Starting on 23 Mar 2024 the sun made itself scarce and conditions have been mostly snowy ever since.  23 march snowy as heck at Snowbird Gad 2 lift:

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24 March another pow day at Snowbird

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26 March JohnL in Snake Pit Gully at Snowbird:

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29 March skied Eye of the Needle (left) at Snowbird:

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30 March trees-pow off the hook at Brighton, UT:

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31 Mar the trees near Gad 2 chair at Snowbird

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31 moi after a good run in Thunder Bowl, Snowbird:

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Saw the sun again on 2 April:

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More powder on 6 Apr, lady charger at Solitude, UT:

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and a repost of a fav photo from same day 6 Apr 2024:

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Between 23 Mar and today (7 Apr) I'd guess the Cottonwood Canyons have received about 60-70" of snow and 90% of the ski days have featured powdery, winter-type snow.  However, spring/warmer ski days appear to be coming this week.  That's ok too.  April is a great time to ski in Utah, low crowds, plenty of snow, and usually friendly weather/temps.

JimK - DCSki Columnist
7 days ago (edited 7 days ago)
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Did something different today for Eclipse Day, 8 Apr 2024, went up to Solitude, UT for snowshoeing and partying.

This is what the eclipse looked like at peak totality in UT (~50%) at 12:30 pm MDT, not too different from a normal day?

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Here's what it looked like with a filter.

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Then we went snowshoeing with a happy crew, starting at Solitude Village.

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Early in the 90 minute trek, entering the beautiful Redman Campground area.  This is lookers left of the base of the Solitude ski trail layout.  Still a 6+ foot deep snowpack in this area.

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The white mountainside above in this photo is the far edge of the Great Western terrain at Brighton ski area.

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Mr and Mrs Jim K.

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Post trek thirst quencher, with Solitude's Sunrise chairlift rising in the center-background.

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Denis - DCSki Supporter 
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Nice Jim.   I love that terrain.  My footprints and ski tracks are there too, likewise Antelope island and American Fork canyon.  I couldn’t ski downhill every day and sometimes needed to change it up, rest completely, go cross country, or do laundry.  Solitude cross country center is (paradoxically) in the far corner of the Brighton parking lot.  From there you have a modest sized very pretty set of trails.  At the end of the day a mild downhill trail of about a mile down to the Solitude base.  It ends at the door of a little pizza and beer place, where after suitable refreshment you can catch a shuttle van back to your car at Brighton.  
snowsmith - DCSki Supporter 
7 days ago (edited 7 days ago)
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Great spring skiing at Breckenridge.1712688676_xszobdokrkdv.jpg

JimK - DCSki Columnist
6 days ago
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snowsmith wrote:

Great spring skiing at Breckenridge.1712688676_xszobdokrkdv.jpg

 Looks crystal clear.
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racerx
5 days ago
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 I see JohnL finally ditched the Pocket Rockets hee hee!

JimK wrote:

Filling in a gap in the chronology of this thread...skiing has been really excellent in UT over the last few weeks.

There was a bit of dry sunny period in mid-March, this is a scratchy entrance I use sometimes to get into Great Scott at Snowbird, including on 19 March 2024:

Same day many hotshots (not me) did the big hike up to ski Pipeline Chute, (center) above Little Cloud Bowl:

Close up of the top of Pipeline, those folks at top had to ski a short distance, then take of their skis and climb through a notch in the rocks, then ski down the long white chute to right:

Starting on 23 Mar 2024 the sun made itself scarce and conditions have been mostly snowy ever since.  23 march snowy as heck at Snowbird Gad 2 lift:

24 March another pow day at Snowbird

26 March JohnL in Snake Pit Gully at Snowbird:

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snowsmith - DCSki Supporter 
5 days ago
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An unexpected powder day at Copper Mtn today.1712803395_ajwkpkyhpmkh.jpg

JimK - DCSki Columnist
17 hours ago
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Utah update -

29 Mar 2024

Eye of the Needle chute in Peruvian Gulch at Snowbird:

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30 Mar deep snow in the trees off Crest six pack chair at Brighton, UT.

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31 Mar deep snow under Gad 2 lift line at Snowbird.

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2 Apr Silver Fox skied well at Snowbird.

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JimK - DCSki Columnist
17 hours ago (edited 17 hours ago)
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10 Apr 2024 the Cirque at Snowbird still full of snow.

1713236789_qmuexvuueizm.jpgSame day, Mineral Basin view.

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12 Apr 2024
Snowbird, got into Great Scott today. The entrance via Rats Nest was scratchy.

My friend Steve (Swoop) from VA handled it well.

1713236928_afsricspblwm.jpgSame day, beautiful spring skiing.

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15 Apr flags flying at Brighton, Ut

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Ski and Tell

Snowcat got your tongue?

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