Wasatch Mountains, UT Report: Extremely Light, Blower Powder Fun

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Miles slash. image: snowbrains

Report from December 16th, 2019

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Last night Alta reported 5″ of new snow.

It felt a lot deeper than that out there.

The new snow was akin to lint in density, i.e. absolutely blower.

It didn’t hurt that the high was about 15ºF today.

After a great morning at Alta, we zipped out into some mellow terrain for a quick backcountry lap.

I say mellow because avalanches are happening all over the Wasatch right now including an avalanche fatality yesterday.

Therefore, we kept it mellow and kept it real fun.

Kevin. image: snowbrains

We ripped one lap in spectacular snow and were smiling ear to ear.

A lot of hoots were hooted.

Can’t wait for the rest of this week.

Kevin getting moody. image: snowbrains


image: noaa, 12/16/19



image: Utah Avalanche Center, 12/16/19


Martin up. image: snowbrains
Kevin in the light. image: snowbrains
Martin on top. image: snowbrains
Apres ski. image: snowbrains

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