backcountry skiing Benson & Hedges couloir

Experience the Joy of backcountry skiing Benson & Hedges couloir

By Christopher Comstock | Dec 18, 2018

Backcountry Skiing Benson & Hedges Couloir is a joy if you can find it.  Finding this gem isn’t easy but if you follow the tips in this post you’ll be at the base of this beauty looking up into one of the coolest ski descents in the Wasatch.   Backcountry skiing Benson & Hedges Couloir…

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Backcountry Skiing Box Elder Peak Super Couloir

Backcountry Skiing Box Elder Peak Super Couloir

By Christopher Comstock | Dec 7, 2018

Backcountry Skiing Box Elder Peak Super Couloir is a long way to the top if you want to Rock and Roll.  It’s called the “Super Couloir” for a reason.  If you ski this couloir you will experience one of the most awesome couloirs in the Wasatch.  But if you want to go backcountry skiing Box…

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Backcountry Skiing Uintas Castle Peak Area

By Christopher Comstock | Nov 24, 2018

Backcountry skiing Uintas Castle Peak Area theoretically would be awesome.  I have however yet to “PROPERLY” ski it.  In the late year of 2017 we aimlessly skied the area. We found some snow and came back with some photos.  I felt like the area wasn’t skied to it’s potential.  Hopefully anyone who goes backcountry skiing in…

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Backcountry skiing Lone Peak NE Couloir

Backcountry skiing Lone Peak NE Couloir

By Christopher Comstock | Nov 8, 2018

Lone Peak NE Couloir is an intimidating couloir that’s difficult to access. Lone Peak is located at the southern end of the Salt Lake Valley. It stands over the city of Sandy like a sentinel guarding the valley. It’s summit looks like a band of granite cliff with no potential ski line. On the other…

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Brian House the Backcountry Ski Mountaineer

By Christopher Comstock | Aug 17, 2018

Brian House Brian House Backcountry Ski Expert Brian House the Backcountry Ski Mountaineer Brian House When Brian was born, he was left in the cold by his parents. What could have been a tragic story, turned positive as a Grizzly Bear couple took care of him and taught him all he knows about nature. His skills…

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Backcountry Skiing the Pfeifferhorn Couloirs

Backcountry Skiing the Pfeifferhorn Couloirs

By Christopher Comstock | May 7, 2018

Backcountry Skiing the Pfeifferhorn Couloirs.   Backcountry Skiing the Pfeifferhorn Couloirs in Little Cottonwood Canyon Utah.  A classic mountaineering challenge of the Wasatch.  The Pfeifferhorn was once called the Little Matterhorn because of its  similarities to the Matterhorn.  The now named Pfeifferhorn this iconic peak of the Wasatch has everything, big views, big exposure,  big…

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Cardiac ridge Thunderstruck, The Lightning Bolt, Wyatt Couloirs

Backcountry Skiing Cardiac Ridge Thunderstruck, Lightning Bolt & Wyatt couloir

By Christopher Comstock | Apr 28, 2018

Backcountry Skiing Cardiac Ridge Thunderstruck, Lightning Bolt & Wyatt couloir is big time skiing!   The terrain here is expert level and unavoidable for those attempting to ski all the chutes of the central Wasatch. For most people it would be best to just stay away.  If you have the skill to get up here…

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2018 Backcountry Ski Wall Calendar

2018 Backcountry Ski Wall Calendar

By Christopher Comstock | Nov 26, 2017

2018 Backcountry Ski Wall Calendar. The 2018 Backcountry ski calendar .  11″x8.5″ size photos make visually stunning wall display. Video 2018 Backcountry Ski Wall Calendar This year I took some of my favorite Backcountry Ski/Splitboard photos and created a 2018 Backcountry Ski Wall Calendar. Mountain Ranges across Utah.  The Uintas, Wasatch, and the Las Sal mountain ranges…

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Backcountry skiing Reids Peak Uinta mountains

Backcountry Skiing Reids Peak – Uinta Mountains

By Christopher Comstock | Oct 19, 2017

Backcountry skiing Reids Peak Uinta Mountains    Up Mirror Lake Highway at Bald mountain pass there are half a dozen skiable peaks, but none are more rugged than Reid’s Peak.  From the highway it doesn’t look skiable but for a more creative skier this peak is all sorts of fun! Backcountry skiing Reids Peak Uinta…

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