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The Salt Lake Scene

Category - Ski

  • Night Skiing 101

    With more than 200 acres of lighted runs, Brighton Ski Resort boasts the largest amount of night-skiing terrain available anywhere in Utah. For those with afternoon arrivals or daytime plans in the city (as well as fanatics who can’t be bothered to stop just because the sun sets), night skiing is an

  • Snowbird's Avalanche Dogs & Marguerite Van Komen

    Marguerite Van Komen is a ski patroller and avalanche professional at Snowbird, and her partner, Frankie, is a black lab avalanche rescue dog. As a part of the incredible team of patrollers and avy dogs that help to protect those who enjoy gorgeous Little Cottonwood Canyon, they spend their days

  • Wintertime Salt Lake from Above

    With its dramatic mountain backdrop so close, Salt Lake is a gorgeous city no matter what time of year - but there really is something special about seeing it in the winter. Incredible scenic views, cold, crisp air, the snow-covered peaks towering over the city skyline - it's truly magical. It's

  • Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day

    Sad because your vacation plans were dashed in 2020? We know the perfect antidote: National Plan for Vacation Day, a day set aside by the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) to inspire Americans to plan their vacation for the year on January 26. Get inspired and excited for your future adventures! Even

  • COVID-19 Guidelines for Ski City Resorts

    Our fellow ski enthusiasts everywhere won’t be surprised to hear that winter of 2020-2021 will look a little different than we’re used to. Sure, social distancing and mask wearing is on the menu, as well as a few other modifications. But we can tell you this: the snow is going to be just as

  • Pro Skier Drew Petersen - Q&A

    Meet Drew Professional skier and year-round mountain athlete Drew Petersen lives in Ski City, and he deeply loves the Wasatch Mountains. He enjoys all aspects of skiing, from deep powder and multi-day missions in the backcountry, all the way to ripping hardpack right up until last chair. Year-round,

  • Episode 1: The Early Days

    Covering 40-plus years of snowboard action and innovation in the Salt Lake Valley, this series takes viewers through decades of documentation and the endless progression that has come to define the Salt Lake scene. With interviews and insights from the sport’s most iconic riders and media makers

  • Sam Cohen - The Cottonwood Project

    Growing up at Alta Ski Resort is the kind of circumstance that any skier would dream of, and Sam Cohen is living most people’s dream. Spend enough time at Alta, and you’ll run into them—the local rippers that were raised on the mountain. Hooting and hollering in small packs, sending the rowdiest

  • Friends on a Pow Day in Ski City

    Here in Ski City, we like to think that there are friends on a pow day. It’s no secret that in addition to The Greatest Snow on Earth™, Salt Lake is home for many outdoor companies. Our friends at Backcountry recently took a day to explore our shared backyard—the Wasatch Mountains, and you’re

  • Salt Lake VS Denver: Access is Everything

    Don’t get us wrong—we love our neighbors on the east slope of the Rockies. What’s not to love with all the 14-er’s, great ski resorts, stunning landscapes, cannabis, the scary blue horse with red eyes, and all that? I mean, contrary to some people’s beliefs (did you know that Dumb and Dumber was

  • Ski City Transit: Everything You Need To Know

    A violent collision between winter storm and mountain range has produced a fresh load of powder snow overnight, coating each and every mountain flank. You blearily grind your coffee beans and gather your layers and equipment while shoveling toast into your mouth. You jam a bag, snacks, and

  • Have it all: The Ski City Super Pass is here.

    There was once a time when Salt Lake locals and visitors alike felt they had to choose just one of Ski City’s world-class resorts to ski. They’d sweat the decision and deliberate long and hard, selecting either a season pass or a ski trip based on one favorite resort. Now, of course, the Ski City

  • An Iconic Ski Vacation

    This year, we wanted to have a different kind of winter vacation. Coming from the rolling suburbs of Dallas, skiing Utah powder has long been on my bucket list of once in a life-time trips. And I knew my partner would be thrilled to re-ignite his family’s traditional ski trips. Steve keeps his

  • 5 Reasons to Ski Salt Lake This Winter

    Salt Lake is where powder flows down the mountain sides into a valley overflowing with a city that comes alive with filmmakers, developers, and entrepreneurs, who know that the best days start with snow. There are more than creative professionals who make up our diverse city too, snow bros and

  • Ski City - A Ski Vacation That Doesn’t Blow the Budget.

    Salt Lake is more than the home to the Greatest Snow on Earth. It’s a vibrant city cradled by purple mountains majesty filled with people from all walks of life, and we’re just getting started as a one-of-a-kind, all-in-one, love-every-moment vacation destination. It’s Ski City. One of the best

  • Safety First - Commuting in Ski City's Canyons

    Commuting in Ski City’s Canyons Think about it: you carefully plan your ski purchases, season pass, outfit, and ski days. But do you plan your ski commute as carefully? Probably not. If you’re like most people, you rise bright and early, dash through the coffee shop drive-through, and race to the

  • Ski City Pass Breakdown

    Here in Ski City, we are blessed not only by the powder gods but by the sheer number of outstanding resort options in our immediate midst. Not only are we incredibly lucky to have four resorts within quick striking distance of Salt Lake (and several more within an hour or two), but lately

  • Episode 5: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

    Covering 40-plus years of snowboard action and innovation in the Salt Lake Valley, this series takes viewers through decades of documentation and the endless progression that has come to define the Salt Lake scene. Episode 5: Can't Stop, Won't Stop dives into even more of the people, places,

  • Episode 4: Video Days

    Covering 40-plus years of snowboard action and innovation in the Salt Lake Valley, this series takes viewers through decades of documentation and the endless progression that has come to define the Salt Lake scene. Episode 4: Video Days documents the rise of video crews and production in the Salt

  • The Spirits at Alta's Peruvian Bar

    Alta Ski Area has its fair share of spirits. It was an old mining town in the late 1800s, filled with saloons, brothels, and murder. After the silver boom it became a ghost town, and in 1938, the ski resort was opened. The Peruvian Lodge just west of the resort has its spirits, too. The building