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The Noble Pursuit of a Favorite Mountain

The Noble Pursuit of a Favorite Mountain

Beer consumption in a frozen ski resort parking lot creates a wild opening from which springs a plethora of mountain-themed debates. Combine an alpine view, camp chairs, and a cooler packed with suds, and you’ve got a worthy setting for tailgate meditation. Such was the case on a recent trip to Alta, where post-skiing brews […]

Praying for Snow (and choosing the correct drink for Ski-God consumption.)

Praying for Snow (and choosing the correct drink for Ski-God consumption.)

Skiers are a superstitious bunch, and the Pray for Snow ritual is our most cherished ceremony. As a group, we skiers share many similarities to ancient, tribal people living in a time when entire civilizations were dependent upon rain. Drum circles, rain dances and virgin sacrifices atop volcano craters were performed in the hopes that […]