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Little Cottonwood Canyon

Pretty excited about this new trail! It was a perfect 7-mile round trip with lots of shade. Already planning using this trail as a way to escape the summer heat and get outside to just meander.


Alta Ski Patrol Opens Devil's Castle And Baldy [Conditions Report]

“Alta Ski Patrol opened all of Baldy and the Castle making for some sweet pow skiing.”The Daily Pow

April is a great month for skiing in the Wasatch and The Daily Pow has been getting the goods by the truckload this past week.

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Goatspotting in Little Cottonwood Canyon

This Saturday, the girls didn’t have soccer, my wife didn’t have work, and it wasn’t raining. After a long winter and wet spring, we were ready to get outside. 505 more words

Search and rescue responds to climber who fell 50 feet in Little Cottonwood Canyon

SALT LAKE CITY — Search and rescue crews responded to Little Cottonwood Canyon after a rock climber fell about 50 feet while rappelling Saturday.

Lt. Brian Lohrke of the Unified Police Department said the 27-year-old male was conscious, breathing and alert after the fall. 63 more words


Little Cottonwood Canyon open again after second avalanche closure in 24 hours

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Car after car was turned around Friday at Little Cottonwood Canyon after the second avalanche in the area in less than 24 hours. 288 more words


Heavy artillery, new technology key in preventing deadly avalanches in Utah's high country

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Little Cottonwood Canyon uses the same technology to prevent avalanches as it did seventy years ago.

According to Bill Nalli, UDOT’s Avalanche Safety Program Manager, UDOT prevents avalanches from a creation by Montgomery Atwater, a World War II soldier. 531 more words


Scaling to the Summit of Pfeifferhorn Peak

For my first peak summit in the Wasatch Mountains, I had to go big. The Pfeifferhorn with its jagged knife-edge traverse, rocky scramble and hidden summit was just the hike to fit a warm weekend this last summer. 597 more words