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The Science of Snow

The Science of Snow

  My friend Jill has 10 snowboards. Is this excessive? Perhaps not, after all there are well more than 10 different types of snow conditions, so why wouldn’t she have a snowboard for every snowccasion? There’s the split-board for early and late season touring, the split-board for mid-season touring, three park boards (one super soft, […]

Kings To Emmons- Utah's Highest Traverse

Kings To Emmons- Utah’s Highest Traverse

The Kings-Emmons Ridge is the highest continuous ridge in Utah and one of the highest in the United States. For a backpacker, the recommended time to complete a ridge run, car to car is 4-6 days. It was on my mind for over two years. Start at Henrys Fork Trailhead on the North Slope of […]

HEALTH & FITNESS

HEALTH & FITNESS

Base Training and Injury Prevention for Skiing