Christmas Break in Snowy Utah

By:  Ben
December 29, 2010


Two days later we checked out Cardiff Fork. The snow was a little wind-affected, but there was still good skiing to be had!




The bluebird was replaced by a few inches of snow to sweeten the deal…

We spied a good looking line from across the valley…




Dug a pit a the top to evaluate the snowpack…


And proceeded to Make Schuss down the chute!


Me standing right below the choke


Mark styling the narrows


And down to the apron!

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4 Comments

  1. Porter Haney
    wrote on December 29th, 2010 at 1:44 pm  
    1

    Yeeeeeeeeeehaw. Nice shots, Ben. Another 50 on the way with more fun planned this weekend. Must be a lot of Ullr praying going on.

  2. K_C
    wrote on December 29th, 2010 at 4:09 pm  
    2

    There’s too much snow, these pics are useless. I can’t tell if Kate is on her new gotamas or not.

  3. savant skis
    wrote on December 30th, 2010 at 12:41 pm  
    3

    Great pics. Thanks for sharing – looking forward to a west coast trip to A-basin and surrounding area, but it seems like you FIS people only go to Utah? Yes? In any case share some snow with us in the east……..

    • Ben
      wrote on December 30th, 2010 at 7:20 pm  
      4

      We don’t only ski in Utah, but it sure is a nice place to go!

      In this case, my girlfriend (Kate) is working at Alta, so a trip to Utah was a no-brainer…

      Fortunately for you, Summit County has also been having a great start to the season (although there is almost no snow east of the Continental Divide), so you should have a good western trip!

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