ESPN Action took it to the people to decide who the Best in Action Sports Women’s Athlete was for 2012-13. It was a March-Madness style, round-of-32 tournament that included athletes from summer and winter sports. After five rounds, Grete was named the winner, defeating Mimi Kopp, 62 percent to 38 percent. Congrats, Grete! Go Utes!
Jake Bullinger, writer for the Daily Utah Chronicle‘s Wasatch Magazine outlines eight of Utah’s greatest ski and snowboard runs. We’ve republished them below for your enjoyment. Prince of Wales, Solitude Solitude’s Honeycomb Canyon is one of the crown jewels of Wasatch skiing, and it certainly holds the best terrain in Big Cottonwood Canyon. There are
We tagged along with the Backcountry Touring class (offered through the University of Utah’s Park, Recreation, and Tourism Department) as they learned route-finding, avalanche awareness, and snow testing skills during a four-session course spread across the Big and Little Cottonwood canyons in the Wasatch Mountain Range. Some valuable lessons in not just navigating our natural
December in the Wasatch rocked with multiple storms that dropped over 100 inches of the Greatest Snow on Earth over the Cottonwood mountains. The timing couldn’t have been more perfect for University of Utah students. One system rolled in a Friday just as finals finished and delivered 40 inches of angelic pow through the weekend.