Forest, Holland Lake ski corp admits mistakes in public grilling

Forest, Holland Lake ski corp admits mistakes in public grilling

CONDON — Officials from the Flathead National Forest and a Utah ski corporation vying to expand Holland Lake Lodge admitted on Tuesday that each had erred in how the expansion has been presented. But, at a tense two-hour public meeting in Condon, the officials defended the overall public process through which the proposal is being … Read more

Salt Lake County opposes UDOT’s Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola

Salt Lake County opposes UDOT's Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola

Following a fiery public comment period, the Salt Lake County Council passed a resolution Tuesday opposing the recently recommended gondola for Little Cottonwood Canyon, while calling for “commonsense” transportation solutions. The resolution, which argues the Utah Department of Transportation’s yearslong study “failed to adequately and effectively consider alternate transportation modes” in Little Cottonwood Canyon, articulates … Read more

From high-octane pistes to giant funslopes, why Zell am See-Kaprun is ski trip goals

From high-octane pistes to giant funslopes, why Zell am See-Kaprun is ski trip goals

As the first snowfall hits the Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun Glacier Resort in October, Zell am See-Kaprun opens its doors for the 2022 ski season. Centered around the stand-out 3,000 meter peak of the same name, this resort is home to the world-class skiing – including the famous ‘Black Mamba’ slope (Piste No.14) which, with a gradient … Read more

Salt Lake Resident Lists Six Reasons Against Little Cottonwood Gondola

Salt Lake Resident Lists Six Reasons Against Little Cottonwood Gondola

One of the most divisive topics in the ski industry right now is the potential construction of a gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon. The lift would help reduce canyon in the traffic and reduce the risks of driving up slick roads, but there are various flaws to the gondola as well. In an opinion piece … Read more

Ikon Pass Adds Two Major International Destinations

Ikon Pass Adds Two Major International Destinations

Ikon Pass holders will get 7 days of unfettered access to Grandvalira’s three resorts, and 7 days at Sun Peaks. Select blackout days apply to Ikon Base Pass holders. Vertical: 2,894 ft. Lifts: 13 lifts, including 3 high speed quad chairlifts, 4 quad chairlifts, and 6 surface lifts Average Snowfall: 237 in. IKON PASS EXPANDS … Read more

Why Biden’s First National Monument Should Be Camp Hale

Why Biden's First National Monument Should Be Camp Hale

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> President Biden may soon designate his first new national monument, some sources predict as early as this month. What is Camp Hale, why does it need protection, and how did we get to the point where the Executive Branch might take action? I reached out to Senator Michael Bennet (D—CO), who wrote to Biden … Read more