This past Sunday was a ski day to be remembered. After picking up and extra 4” early in the morning to bring the 72 hours total to 16” and the snow cover on top to 134”, the skies cleared just when it was time for the resort to open and we skied all day in
My Deer Valley ski season is officially over. I did sneak over to Snowbird on Monday for a ski day with the kids and we will probably close PCMR this weekend. Then the season is really done for me and the family. Even though I had a great season, I am looking forward to getting into some new
It is hard to believe that our 30th winter season has just come to a close. Thank you to everyone who visited this year! If you made it up here over closing weekend, you know that the snow conditions actutally felt like mid- January. The season ended with back-to-back powder days! Our summer season of lift-served hiking, biking
Who’d have thought it possible, but I skied the season into submission a full month before the last chair stopped at Deer Valley. The first sign was when my binding broke on my much-loved Atomic racing skis. Fortunately, it happened on the day I was playing around on Wide West with Little Guy and Florida
As winter is drawing to a close with even more new snow in the forecast, I wanted to take you on a whirlwind tour of some of the Daly Chutes we didn’t explore this season. Today, we’ll ski Chutes #7, #8 and #10. The first two are located in the “Cataract” area of Daly Chutes,
As we are approaching closing day this Sunday, April 10 I thought I should write about some of the highlights from this season. Always at this time of year I say, “I can’t believe how fast the season has flown by! It goes by faster and faster even after 14 years!” Maybe it has to
I can’t help it—when my friends are on vacation at Deer Valley, so am I. And thus, all reason eluded me when approaching the menu at Mariposa when our friends were in town. You know you’re in caloric trouble when the amuse is a strawberry served in what can only be described as balsamic deliciousness.
A few weeks ago, we had a series of storms that dumped epic powder. And my dear friends Florida Keys Girl and Florida Keys Guy were in town. Florida Keys Guy and I make excellent ski buddies. We once managed to pound out 22 runs before lunch. Of course, we had lunch at 2:30, but