Alta, UT Report: Steep Skiing Wiggle Fun Off 11,000′ Mt. Baldy

Miles Clark | | Conditions ReportConditions Report

Report from May 12th, 2019

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Skis Used:  Scott Super Guide 105

I ran up Mt. Baldy at Alta ski area, UT today – just for fun.

Alta has been closed for a couple of weeks, but the skiing is still great and there is a ton of snow.

They even got a bunch of new snow last week.

Looking down my line today. image: snowbrains

I decided to ski off the skier’s right side of Baldy into a steep zone that was fun.

The snow was new-ish, slushy, slide-y, and fun.

I had a ball route finding and ripping slushy turns on little wind spines and noses.

Alta is so full of snow right now after 626″ of snow this season!

Mt Baldy summit today. image: snowbrains

Alta’s 2018/19 Season by the Numbers:

  • Seasonal Snowfall = 626”
  • Days with new snow = 52%
  • Days with 6” or more = 27%
  • Days with 12” or more = 14%
  • Days with 20” or more = 5%

 


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