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Backcountry skiing the Whipple Couloir

By Christopher Comstock | Feb 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Backcountry skiing the Whipple couloir is a classic Wasatch ski descents.  Getting there and finding it isn’t straight forward but you’ll be rewarded if you do.  With some of the most unique and visually stunning scenery in the Wasatch the Whipple Couloir could be the most scenic of all the classic descents. Access First, you…

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Backcountry Skiing Desolation Ridge Big Cottonwood Canyon Utah

By Christopher Comstock | Jan 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mike Mckinney Backcountry skiing Wasatch Mountains west desolation ridge

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…

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Backcountry skiing Neffs Canyon mount Olympus Utah Memorial Couloirs

By Christopher Comstock | Jan 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Backcountry Skiing Neffs canyon Mount Olympus Utah

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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November photo Gallery

By Christopher Comstock | Dec 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
November photo gallery

Finally November photo gallery captures the first of winter’s snows.   The snow levels are low but our drive to get out is high.  Early season backcountry skiing is somewhat tricky.  During the season access is as easy as riding the chair lifts and going through the backcountry gates.  Early season this is not an option…

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Backcountry Skiing Checklist

By Christopher Comstock | Nov 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
backcountry skiing checklist

For several years I’ve created a backcountry skiing checklist for a day tour.  I love going on a day tour but occasionally I would forget an item that was vital to the enjoyment of the tour.  I’ve forgotten my gloves once and my hands froze.  A solution came from an unexpected source.  I have a ski bum…

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October photo gallery

By Christopher Comstock | Nov 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

September’s end, my bike tipped over. October’s couched, Don’t touch me, it hurts ouch! Not many photos, October is over.   Every year Park City shuts down Main Street for Halloween trick or treat. Park City Main street fills up with crowds of kids, dogs, and adults decked out in costumes. I took my camera and…

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September Fall Photos

By Christopher Comstock | Oct 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
September fall photos

Boise River Rock Stacks September is my favorite month of the year. This September I took a trip to Oregon. I brought my mountain bike because like backcountry skiing, if you bring your gear, there is always a new place to ride along the way. Crossing Idaho we stopped in Boise. Upon arrival we visited…

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15 august photo gallery

By Christopher Comstock | Oct 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
15 august photo gallery

August Clicks Swaner Barn 15 august photo gallery, Summer is in full swing here in Park City.  Day time high temps are in the 70’s to 80’s and night time lows average 40–50 degrees F.  The month highlights the peak of summer events.  The Kimball Arts Festival kicks the month off on the 1st and…

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July photos 2015 / July Fly By!

By Christopher Comstock | Sep 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

July is the month that summer is in full swing. Concert crowds fill the plaza Saturdays and on Wednesdays the Park City farmers market fills the parking lot. July is also boating, camping, hiking, and biking season. If you don’t make time for summer in July, July Fly By! July Photos 2015 Playtime PC Sunrise Mountain…

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June Photos 2015 / Good dog Kota

By Christopher Comstock | Jul 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

This was the month of loss.  Kota the Rottweiler passed.  Her life was great.  She accompanied me on most of my outdoor adventures.  When Kota was around, I always had a partner to go with.  I miss my rottweiler, couple photos of her in the June Photos 2015 Gallery. June Photos 2015 Solstice Sunrise Mountain…

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