Hiking Up Albion Basin at Alta | Pre-Season Snowboarding

An early snow season means hiking season just got a whole lot more intense. Instead of hiking with an intense pack, sweating the entire time and swatting away bugs, I put on some snow-pants, tie up my snowboarding boots, strap a snowboard to my pack, grab my poles, and head up the mountain!

Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain, Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada

Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, California! Well, I must say, snowboarding at Heavenly in Lake Tahoe is, well, pretty heavenly on a good snow day! The first day was less than optimal, unfortunately, but that's early March for you. January and February seem to be the best days to go! However, we … Continue reading Snowboarding at Heavenly Mountain, Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada

Exploring Spruces Campground in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah | Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Spruces Campground up Big Cottonwood Canyon just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah is one of my favorite places to go! It's one of the best places for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and has lots of access to backcountry ski routes.

Cross Country Skiing in Millcreek Canyon, Salt Lake City, Utah

Millcreek Canyon in Salt Lake City is one of the most breathtaking canyons to drive through in the winter time! The snow shines bright on a clear day, and just after a big snow storm, the snow clings to the branches of the tallest evergreen trees and creates the most breathtaking of scenes. We were … Continue reading Cross Country Skiing in Millcreek Canyon, Salt Lake City, Utah