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Winter Solstice Pole-Pedal-Paddle

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Gliding along the ridge beneath wind wizened trees, the western sky was now completely dark, the sun having set well over an hour before. Our breath swirled in frozen clouds in the chill night air as we stopped at our drop-in point, looking down, searching for our line with the beams of our headlamps. I went first, plunging into the …

Splitboarding Gannett Peak

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Story by Jeramie Prine Photos: Steve Romeo/Jeramie Prine With the upcoming ski season closely approaching, my thoughts flash back to stellar days spent in the backcountry with friends and family. A trip I daydream about often was a week-long journey spent in the Wind River mountain range to ski Wyoming’s highest summit, Gannett Peak, this last June with skiers Steve …

Deepest Day, High Avy Danger, All Before Work?

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Last year was a pretty thin year, by Wasatch backcountry skier/rider standards.(Yeah, we’re spoiled.) But we got some big storms end of February and beginning of March 2007. Of course the avy danger was consistently high, but the great thing about the Wasatch, there are so many amazing and safe places to backcountry ski/ride on those high danger days. On …