Tag Archives: Utah

Anyone who has ever skied off Alta's Wildcat chairlift has developed an affinity and appreciation for the Utah ski area's trees. (photo: FTO/Marc Guido; Skier: Matthew Fatcheric)

Alta Schedules 2nd Annual Skiing and Trees Symposium

Alta, UT – Quaking Aspen trees have become iconic subjects in photographs and artwork depicting the American West, so it comes as no surprise that on March 26, 2014 it was designated as Utah’s new state tree. Combine Aspen with the “Greatest Snow on Earth” and you get Skiing & Trees. TreeUtah, a statewide 501(c)(3)non-profit since 1989, is […]

POWDER Magazine Editor John Stifter opens the show for the 2013 film awards in Salt Lake City. (photo: POWDER Awards)

Nominees Announced for the 15th Annual Powder Awards

Salt Lake City, UT – POWDER Magazine has announced its list of nominees for the 15th Annual Powder Awards, celebrating the best in winter sports cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement. A judging panel that included the POWDER staff, ski industry veterans, photographers, filmmakers, and ski film savants reviewed 30-plus entries to determine who will be the winners […]

(file photo: Aspen Skiing Co./Doug Child)

Advance Ski Resort Bookings Remain Up Despite Warm October

Denver, CO – Despite mild fall temperatures until the past week and considerable economic volatility, “on-the-books” occupancy for the upcoming six-month winter season (November through April) is currently running ahead of the same time last season. From the most updated data released on Friday by Denver-based DestiMetrics, an organization that tracks mountain lodging bookings in 19 […]