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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Backcountry Skiing La Sal Mountains Mount Tukuhnikivatz

Backcountry Skiing La Sal Mountains Mount Tukuhnikivatz

By Christopher Comstock | Oct 4, 2017

Backcountry Skiing La Sal Mountains Mount Tukuhnikivatz is listed as one of the 50 Classic ski Descents of North America.  Mount Tukunikivatz should be on everybody’s bucket list.  Skiing in the red rock deserts of Utah may sound like looking for an ice cream cone on Mars. However, for those who read this blog post,…

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Spread Eagle Peak Utah Backcountry Skiing Uinta Mountains

Spread Eagle Peak Utah Backcountry Skiing Uinta Mountains

By Christopher Comstock | Jun 22, 2017

Spread Eagle Peak Utah Backcountry Skiing Uinta Mountains. June 15th 2017    It’s a long way to the top, if you want to Rock & Roll.  And if you do want to rock and roll there is no better place than Spread Eagle Peak.  Access is a bear, but there won’t be any tracks when you…

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backcountry skiing Uinta mountains Hayden Peak

Backcountry Skiing Uinta Mountains Hayden Peak

By Christopher Comstock | Jun 6, 2017

Backcountry Skiing Uinta Mountains Hayden Peak is the jewel of the Mirror Lake Highway.   With easy access, huge terrain, and plenty of moderate slopes, Hayden Peak delivers the goods for any kind of tour.   When you get a glimpse of the mountain from the highway you might think the peak is too rugged…

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Backcountry skiing the uinta mountains Notch Mountain

Backcountry Skiing the Uinta Mountains / Notch Mountain

By Christopher Comstock | Jun 1, 2017

Backcountry Skiing the Uinta Mountains Notch Mountain is awesome  Both the West and East Notch have amazing skiing.  They are both Big mountain skiing with no easy way up or down.  If I had to choose between the Notches, my vote would be split right down the middle of the Notch. I’d ski both!  …

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Uinta Mountains Backcountry Skiing Mount Watson

Uinta Mountains Backcountry Skiing – Mount Watson

By Christopher Comstock | May 27, 2017

Uinta Mountains Backcountry Skiing Mount Watson.  Located lower down Bald mountain pass, Mount Watson is one of the 1st Uinta peaks backcountry accessible in the late Spring.  There is a long approach to reach the summit but worth it.  Mount Watson offers up great skiing, great view, and is a great way to kick off…

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big water yurt millcreek canyon

Big Water Yurt / Millcreek Canyon

By Christopher Comstock | Apr 2, 2017

Big Water yurt Millcreek canyon is for rent through Salt Lake County Parks.  The yurt comes available December 1 through April 30th.  The yurt is located in a beautiful canyon with front door access to some of Utah’s premium backcountry skiing.  Little Water and Big Water peaks are a short distance.  Go a little further…

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