Salt Lake City, UT – It sounds truly European in its scope: over 18,000 skiable acres, 100 lifts and more than 750 runs, all on one lift ticket. And if the operators of seven of Utah’s 14 ski resorts have their way, it will become reality sooner rather than later. The general managers of Alta, … Continue reading Utah Ski Resorts Unite Behind Interconnect Concept
Salt Lake City, UT – What a long, strange trip it’s been. Here at First Tracks!! Online we’ve been butting heads with our web host for several months now, but everything came to a head last week when Hostgator, our previous web host, alternately shut down and throttled FTO’s web service repeatedly. They started complaining … Continue reading We’re Back!
Salt Lake City, UT – With the passing of Labor Day summer’s now over, and a fall hike in the mountains is a terrific way to prepare for the upcoming ski season, both physically and mentally. The transition into autumn, however, brings with it an increase in weather fronts accompanied by both precipitation and a … Continue reading With the Cloud Layering System from Sierra Designs, There’s No Reason to Leave Weather Protection at Home
Bend, OR – Deschutes National Forest Supervisor, John Allen, on Wednesday signed a decision on the Mt. Bachelor Ski Area Improvement Project. Pending the outcome of a 45-day appeal period ending Apr. 1, the decision will allow a series of improvements proposed by Mt. Bachelor ski resort to move forward over the next ten years. … Continue reading Oregon’s Mt. Bachelor Gets Green Light to Expand
Salt Lake City, UT – To some it may seem like a solution in search of a problem, but avid skiers and snowboarders who tune their own gear know that a square, straight edge on a plastic scraper is essential for effective, efficient and even removal of excess wax after ironing. Up until now, the … Continue reading Ski Scraper Sharpener Delivers the Perfect Edge
Salt Lake City, UT – Remember the days when listening to music while on the go meant carrying around another device separate from your phone? They weren’t that long ago. That same consolidation of portable devices may soon consume the hand-held GPS receiver, too, as gigantic strides are being made in portable smartphone applications, and … Continue reading With ViewRanger Application, Smartphones Nearly Replace Handheld GPS Units
Salt Lake City, UT – Salt Lake City’s population swells twice a year with nearly 30,000 outdoor industry exhibitors, buyers and media when the semi-annual Outdoor Retailer trade show comes to town. Held downtown in the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center following a one-day outdoor demo, it’s a gathering of the outdoor industry … Continue reading Outdoor Retailer Summer Market’s a Wrap