Posts by Christopher Comstock

Backcountry skiing monitor bowl park city utah

Backcountry skiing monitor bowl park city utah

Backcountry skiing monitor bowl Park City Utah.  This area located on the Park City ridge line is a classic! !  From the crest you will have views of Canyons side and PC side. Also many other near by options for great skiing.   Afterward you’ll know that Monitor feeling!    Backcountry skiing monitor bowl park…

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backcountry skiing gobbler’s knob

backcountry skiing gobbler's knob

Backcountry skiing gobbler’s knob is as good as a Thanksgiving day feast.  The steep terrain on all aspects and accessible location offers up any kind on dish you could want, from neck deep powder, to side dish of spring corn, to sun baked mashed potatoes.  You can feast on any kind of backcountry dish you’d…

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Backcountry Skiing Mount Aire in Parley’s Canyon

Backcountry skiing Mount Aire in Parley's Canyon Utah

Backcountry skiing Mount Aire in Parley’s Canyon Utah, Mount Aire stands right next to Interstate 80.  Commuters down Parley’s Canyon into Salt Lake get a Prime view of  backcountry possibility Mount Aire has to offer.  It looks easily accessible from the freeway but, Au Contraire, Mon Frère, On the contrary my brother, the bushwhacking involved here makes Mount…

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Backcountry Skiing Murdock Peak

Backcountry Skiing Murdock Peak

Backcountry skiing Murdock Peak isn’t easily accessible, but it is enjoyable.  Murdock Peak offers steep, big mountain faces of Todd’s bowl & North bowl.  The mellow slopes of South bowl on the other side of the peak are also a touring option depending on avalanche danger.   Backcountry skiing Murdock Peak Skiing Skiing Murdock is…

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Backcountry skiing Square Top Mountain Park City

Backcountry skiing Square Top Mountain Park City

Backcountry skiing Square Top Mountain Park City should be on every Park City backcountry skier’s bucket list.  Square Top mountain stands over the Canyons side of Park City resort, namely, the Red Pine lodge, Saddleback chairlift, and the Sweet Pea magic carpet ;).   The views of  Square Top from the resort are amazing! It sits…

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Backcountry skiing Desolation Ridge

Backcountry skiing Desolation ridge

Backcountry skiing Desolation ridge is as easy as 1, 2, 3.  Located at the top of Mill-D drainage in the Big Cottonwood Canyon, is Lake Desolation where the ridge gets it’s name.  From Park City, the way to reach desolation ridge is too boot up from the 9,990 chairlift.  Either way you approach, Desolation offers a…

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Park City Gym / AlpenFit community

Park City Gym

Park City Gym AlpenFit is the place where connections are made.  There are several kinds of gyms in Park City.  We have budget community gym Basin Rec.  We have the fad gyms like Orange Theory.  Then there is the high end gym and Park City Personal trainers  at Silver Mountain.  Then there is AlpenFit.  This is…

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God’s Lawn Mower Backcountry skiing Kessler Peak

God's Lawn mower Backcountry skiing Kessler Peak

God’s Lawnmower Backcountry skiing Kessler Peak.  Kesser Peak is a monster.  Rising just under 3,000 ft, Kessler stands prominently @ 10,403 ft, in the mid Big Cottonwood Canyon.  The north aspect, the side that faces the BCC highway, a huge tree scattered avalanche path named God’s Lawn Mower.  Kessler’s steep slopes and obvious ski routes…

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Mount Raymond Chutes / chuting project

Mount Raymond chutes

Mount Raymond chutes, Ignorance is bliss unless you get squished.  Mount Raymond is avalanche terrain. The chutes should only be attempted in stable snow conditions.  The main chute is a wide open boulevard which offers incredible skiing and incredible photos if the conditions are right.  The approach is somewhat of a bear (just a little…

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Homicide Chute Backcountry Skiing

Homicide Chute backcountry skiing

Homicide Chute Backcountry Skiing. Avalanche danger is a very REAL hazard here. Be sure of stable snow conditions before attempting Suicide or Homicide chutes.  Homicide is on the backside of Mt Superior’s Suicide chute.  They both share the same saddle, scary names, and awesome skiing. Homicide Chute Backcountry skiing Skiing Homicide was a spicy little dish when…

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Suicide Chute Backcountry Skiing

Suicide Chute Backcountry Skiing

Suicide Chute Backcountry Skiing is extremely exposed to avalanche danger and should only be attempted in stable snow conditions.  Located on the flank of the Mighty Mount Superior, across from Alta ski area, suicide chute looks imposing. The skiers at Alta have a front row view of it. Suicide Chute Backcountry Skiing   Skiing Skiing…

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Peak 10420 / Backcountry Skiing

peak 10,420 backcountry skiing

Peak 10420 is named for its elevation. Due to its high elevation and easy access, peak 10,420 is a great place for early and late season backcountry skiing.   With mostly low angle gladed slopes, and low exposure 10,420 is a friendly place to backcountry ski.  Although, Peak 10420 is a friendly place for backcountry skiing,…

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Sergios authentic Mexican Restaurant Park City

Sergios authentic Mexican restaurant Park City is the best Mexican food in Park City.  If you are coming here you gotta go in and try the famous carnitas and sample the Sergios amazing salsa bar. Sergio’s story: When I (Christopher Comstock) first started out in Park City I worked at restaurant right next to the ski…

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Pre Season Touring at Alta

pre season backcountry touring alta ski resort

 Pre Season backcountry touring Alta Ski resort! A common mistake made by new comers to the Wasatch mountains is being fooled by rain, if it’s raining… it’s probably snowing up high, and not that heavy PNW snow. The greatest snow on Earth! Check out the short video we put together today. With Turkey day around…

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Jesse THRASHER

    Jesse Thrasher rips through this tight technical trail, and whips off these jumps in Park City, Utah. We wanted to just use the natural sounds of the mountain bike. So watch this video with maximum sound!    

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Park City food trucks / Komrades

park city food trucks

Check out the best new Park City food trucks !  Komrades Seriously these fresh made Na’an Sandwiches and original salads are nothing but FIRE! Healthy whole ingredients is the name of the game and Komrade plays to win! CONNECTION: If you show up to Komrades rockin any type of physical proof you are one of the…

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Storm Mountain rock climbing in BCC, Utah

Storm Mountain rock climbing

Storm Mountain Rock Climbing in the Big Cottonwood canyon in the summer time is awesome! There is no denying that, Yes it can get real crowded so expect the company and make the best out of it!  There are some sweet spots near storm mountain which are shouting distance from a road over a creek.…

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Ruth Lake Rock Climbing / near Park City

Ruth Lake rock Climbing

Ruth Lake Rock Climbing Awesome unique climbing near Park City.  A must do for anyone! A short 50 miles outside of Park City, there’s a really cool place, Ruth Lake Rock Climbing.  Ruth Lake is located in the Uinta mountains right off the Mirror Lake Highway.   There is a short 2 mile hike or…

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Monte Cristo Wasatch Backcountry

Monte Cristo wasatch backcountry

Monte Cristo Wasatch backcountry, Little Cottonwood Canyon. The backcountry skiing here is not for beginners. It has huge avalanche potential, steep skiing (lowest in upper 30 degrees), and tons of exposure.  “Monte Cristo” is just beyond Mount Superior.  The ascending route to Monte Cristo is up the Mount Superior “highway”.  A frequently trafficked route to the summit…

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Parleys Canyon Rock Climbing

Parleys Canyon Rock Climbing

Parleys canyon rock climbing.   This climbing area “The Iron Curtain Wall” is right next to the interstate.  If you travel any of the interstates through Salt Lake, the Iron curtain wall is a must stop.  Location, location, location, accessing this climb quick and easy. Parleys Canyon Rock Climbing Start from the Grandeur Peak Trail Head.…

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Backcountry Ski Mt Superior Utah

backcountry ski mt superior utah

February 8 2016 Being very deliberate with each move of my kick turn, I look back and give recognition to the backcountry skier who was patiently waiting his turn.  While he was observing me barely cling to the side of the mountain, he chuckled and said, “No pressure, there’s only a 1,000 foot cliff behind you”.  This…

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Mt Raymond Utah / Backcountry skiing

Mt Raymond Utah Backcountry skiing

Mt Raymond Utah is smaller than it’s 11,000 ft neighboring peaks. However it’s steep face, steep chutes, and steep cliffs make Raymond a little Giant. We had to be careful because when you dance with a Giant, one misstep and you could get squished.  After climbing Butler fork we emerged into Mill-A basin, but one of…

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Hallway Couloir Wasatch Backcountry

Hallway Couloir Wasatch backcountry

Hallway Couloir Wasatch Backcountry approach is straight forward and easy.  If you are confident with your route finding and the stability of the snowpack, the route from the top of Flagstaff peak is the most direct. When you’re searching for the entrance the terrain is steep and intimidating .  From the top of Flagstaff  follow the…

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