Good times: Snowmobiles, Skis, Helicopters
Even with a low~tide snowpack, we have started to dive deeper into the backcountry. This week was especially kick~ass, as it involved my snowmobile's first Brrrrapp of the season, going heli-skiing with good friends, and shredding Alta/Snowbird with amazing skiers!
Life is good...
Posted by jenn
1/11/2010 3:43 AM |
The POWer of mother nature can be.. scary, beautiful, a gift, a danger ...
SNOWBIRD AND THE UAC PRESENT THE FIRST ANNUAL “FREERIDE AVALANCHE SUMMIT” DEC. 17-18
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort and the Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) are partnering to offer the first annual Freeride Avalanche Summit, Dec. 17-18. The two-day clinic targets advance and expert skiers and riders who want practical and professional instruction on avalanche awareness, safety and rescue. The Freeride Avalanche Summit will include a unique blend of instruction that combines the expertise of industry leading avalanche forecasters with the experience and influence of local, professional athletes.
Expected participants include:
Members of the UAC and Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Snowbird Ski Patrol and Snow Safety
Jim Conway, lead guide for Teton Gravity Research
Jeremy Nobis, professional skier
Gordy Peifer, professional skier
Jenn Berg, professional skier
Brant Moles, professional skier
Wasatch Powderbird Guides
* for more info, please visit... http://www.snowbird.com/freerideavalanchesummit.html
So far the Wasatch Mtns are looking good!
The past three days have been filled with early morning ski touring, resulting in these amazing moments and epic turns...