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Backcountry Skiing Desolation Ridge Big Cottonwood Canyon Utah

By Christopher Comstock | January 12, 2018

Desolation Ridge Desolation Ridge is where Mill-D fork in the Big Cottonwood Canyon gets rowdy!   Desolation Ridge is located Higher up top near the Park City ridgeline. This ridge reaches up to 9,990.  It wraps steeply around Lake Desolation sheltering it from the mountain winds.   The North facing aspect of Desolation ridge drops…

Backcountry Skiing Neffs canyon Mount Olympus Utah

Backcountry skiing Neffs Canyon mount Olympus Utah Memorial Couloirs

By Christopher Comstock | January 4, 2018

Backcountry skiing Neffs Canyon a hidden gem of the Wasatch.  Tours in this area have stunning mountain views, hidden powder, and big mountain objectives.  The approaches are long that require time and fitness.   Neffs canyon is not part of the Salt Lake watershed, meaning your furry friends can join you.  Dog Friendly If you…

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