The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from December 2008

  • Feeling Powder at Snowbird

    Snowbird has been open since early November and although there was a dry spell that had some questioning the viability of staying open through the end of November and first bit of December, I'd be willing to bet those drier days were not even closely on the mind of this skier. Since the video below

  • Storm Day Skiing at Solitude

    I recall the first time I visited Solitude Mountain Resort. Back then it was just Solitude, and it was just $5 for a lift ticket. ($10 on the weekends). And the skiing? Well, I recall taking runs where it seemed my cousin and I were the only ones on the mountain. So it was yesterday while taking a

  • Early Season Snowbird

    Date: December 5-6, 2008 Location: Snowbird, UT Featuring: Me (Jake Kirshner), Nik Aksamit, Sam Fox, Kyle Wehmanen Low-Res Vimeo Version: High-Res Version: http://www.jakecast.com/helmetcast/helmetCast10.m4v (right-click > save target/link as...) Snowbird is now 75% open and had some nice new snow for all

  • Surprisingly Abundant Powder at Snowbird

    A friend called after skiing at Snowbird today and I couldn't help but catch a sense of enthusiasm in his voice. He was going on and on about the surprisingly good powder and how abundant it was despite what has seemed to be a lack of snow. Perspectives are always different when you're in the Salt

  • Meetings:Review Highlights Salt Lake's Surprise

    This past summer while at the MPI annual convention in Las Vegas, as next year's host for the conference Salt Lake presented a video about the Salt Lake experience being surprisingly different. Scott Beck, president and CEO of the Salt Lake City Convention and Visitors Bureau said of the video that