Backcountry skiing monitor bowl park city utah

Backcountry skiing monitor bowl park city utah

By Christopher Comstock | Mar 31, 2017

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 city…

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backcountry skiing gobbler's knob

backcountry skiing gobbler’s knob

By Christopher Comstock | Mar 25, 2017

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 Utah

Backcountry Skiing Mount Aire in Parley’s Canyon

By Christopher Comstock | Mar 8, 2017

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

By Christopher Comstock | Mar 7, 2017

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 Todds Bowl / Murdock Peak Skiing…

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Backcountry skiing Square Top Mountain Park City

Backcountry skiing Square Top Mountain Park City

By Christopher Comstock | Mar 6, 2017

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

By Christopher Comstock | Jan 24, 2017

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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God's Lawn mower Backcountry skiing Kessler Peak

God’s Lawn Mower Backcountry skiing Kessler Peak

By Christopher Comstock | Jan 4, 2017

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

Mount Raymond Chutes / chuting project

By Christopher Comstock | Dec 29, 2016

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

By Christopher Comstock | Dec 17, 2016

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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