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Mahre Training Clinic Part 1

My Intermediate Days Are Behind Me. As it turns out, this isn’t something new. They’ve been a thing of the past for longer than I realized. The ski school gods know me a little, and decided to assign me to an “advanced” group when I signed up for the Mahre Training Center’s camp at Deer

Isn’t it amazing how one good storm can change the mountain?

Due to Mother Nature’s sleepiness this year I hadn’t attempted to ski any of our off-piste areas. Some of you might be saying, “Deer Valley off-piste?” But believe me; Deer Valley has a variety of skiing for all skier types. One of my favorite stories is many years ago, before we even had Empire Canyon,

Thanks for Another Great Season!

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

Spring Skiing Tips

As the weather starts to change and create spring skiing conditions, I thought I would throw out some spring skiing tips. First and foremost, make sure you have plenty of sun block. I learned the hard way! When skiing at high altitudes, the sun is more intense especially when reflecting off the snow. It’s best

28″ Storm- Photo Recap

What a great storm! I didn’t have many photo opportunities as we were really busy out on the mountain all weekend, but here are 3 of my favorites from the past couple days. This is what the grooming looked like on Sunday afternoon… after 20+ inches of snow and a lot of skier traffic. The top

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