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Did you know that you can dive deep into Utah's snowfall history through our snow report? Seven-day totals, 30-day totals and even yearly snowfall are all at your fingertips on skiutah.com.
A small factor that plays into Utah's quality and quantity of snowfall is Lake Effect snowfall. Summed up perfectly, it's a meteorological phenomenon cherished by snow sport lovers and mountain enthusiasts and we have The Great Salt Lake and Utah's geography to thank.
Learn more about Lake Effect here.
Learn more about avalanche forecasting here.
NEVER MISS A POWDER DAY
Envy your friends who can study a plethora of maps, graphs and stats and apply it to their knowledge of terrain to catch those sneaky powder days and resorts that are favored more than others? Local legend and originator of Wasatch Snow Forecast, Evan Thayer, spills the beans so you too can learn how to forecast storms from your couch.
Learn how to forecast storms here.
While you're planning your perfect powder day, make sure to peep Utah's parking guide to make sure parking your powder wagon doesn't hold you back from the white room.
The snow is good. Now, where to ride it? True legends will always be made under the chairlift. Sure, most of today’s skiing and snowboarding exploits end up circulating on social media. However, there was a time before we all just did it for the ‘Gram. When the only way to narcissistically boost the ego was to give’r the beans in front of as many people as possible in real-time. The feedback we received was measured in “yeeews” and “boos” from a captive audience rather than likes on a post.
Hollywood Lines are the place to etch your name into lore, or at least into hazy exaggerations over a third après pitcher and here are a few of Utah’s best. Are you ready to send it under the chair?
Learn more about Utah's best Hollywood lines here.
PARTING WAYS WITH A GOOD LAUGH
Explore ski-carry methodology with techniques ranging from woefully inept (leaving bystanders quickly dodging out of your way) to highly effective techniques that instantly separate the wheat from the chaff.
Learn the best techniques for carrying your skis here.
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