Category Archives: 2007 / 08 USA skiing

Day 16 – Alta. 2800m vertical

Talk of very strong winds and heavy snow moving in this afternoon and not sure how parking would be at Alta today with the holidays now in full swing, so seemed like a great day to take the bus. This … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Salt Lake – Rest Day

After 5 straight days of skiing and a knee that was telling me I was too old for this, a rest day was in order. Had a sleep in and basically stuffed around till midday, then drove into downtown Salt … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Pocatello – Salt Lake – Solitude. 2300m vertical

A few flurries leaving Pocatello but generally a pretty relaxed drive to Salt Lake. Could give up skiing after yesterdays wonderful conditions and could easily have given myself a rest day, but had booked a 3 of 7 day ticket … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Grand Targhee to Pocatello ID. 2200m vertical , 6km skating

POWDER DAY!- 9 in overnight on top of the 4 we got during the day yesterday. Now faced with the choice of what to do on the last day. Am determined to have a couple of hours skiing on the … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Targhee. 4300m vertical

The big dump was a bit of a fizzer – only a few inches on top of the 3 we got during the day yesterday – but more is still on the way. Had a great tele lesson with Erica … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Targhee. 4500m vertical

Just an inch overnight to go with the inch during the afternoon but enough to freshen it up and as usual, substantially more in the drift areas. Had one warm up run then went to the meeting area for the … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Jackson to Grand Targhee 3200m vertical

Could easily have lingered longer in Jackson but there was a snow advisory starting at 11am so thought I should get to Targhee sooner rather than later. Spectacular drive over Teton Pass – unfortunately the parking area at the pass … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Lava Hot Springs to Jackson WY

Ended up being a rest day – by the time I got to Jackson I’d had enough excitement on snow from the drive here to talk myself out of a couple of hours skating. Started snowing lightly as I left … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Snowbasin then to Lava Hot Springs ID. 3400m vertical

Got away from Salt Lake pretty late and headed for Snowbasin without huge expectations. They’ve had much less snow than the Cottonwood Canyon resorts, and had only just opened my favourite area yesterday. As I’d put some sizeable gouges in … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Soldier Hollow. 12km skating

Would liked to have returned to Alta but was threatening to be pretty busy being a Saturday with fairly fresh snow – from later reports it would seem I didn’t miss much. Instead drove round to Park City for a … Continue reading

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