Posts tagged Classics
Skiing in Utah: A History

Skiing in Utah: A History is a study of skiing in Utah from early days when it was essentially a form of transportation to the late 1970’s and the advent of ski resorts as embodied by Snowbird. The book covers various topics including ski jumping, avalanche prediction and control. It deals with specific ski areas including Alta, Brighton, Solitude, Park City and Snowbird. “In many ways the ski history of Park City and Snowbird illustrates the sport’s transition from avocation to industry.”

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Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame – Alf Engen Ski Museum

The Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame commemorates individuals who have recorded exemplary achievements in: skiing/snowboarding competition; innovation and development; and/or made significant contributions to the overall promotion of skiing/snowboarding in the Intermountain Region (Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming). Nominations are reviewed and inductee selections made by a committee from the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library Ski Archives.

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The Real Super Tour

"A hard climbing philosopher, Josh is also a believer. "There's nothing more pure and simple," he states, "than launching into a big climb in the middle of winter. No other people, no mechanical sounds, no artificial colors; just rock and snow and breathing and the immensity of the mountains. A horizontal length of testy and mercurial ridgeline to be navigated before we can have some hot food and some rest. Doesn't get much better than that." It occurred to us that when you don't have any protection, both ends of the rope are sharp, both partners are equal."

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