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Got into Salt Lake City on Tuesday night, after a long drive on I-80 through Wyoming from Colorado. I never saw a Salt Lake by the way, but there were a whole lot of mountains. The skiing in Utah has been excellent so far. Wednesday was Alta, with Greg, which got a large dump of snow before we got there (at least 12"). It's a skiers only mountain (for those who don't know) so it was a great experience all around. It is definitely a skiers mountain. Everyone there had really fat skis, and everyone there knew what to do with them. Even with the bitter cold, with temps that didn't top 5 degrees F and started off well, well below zero, it was a top ten day, and definitely one of my favorite spots so far. In the morning we couldnt get more than a few runs in without having to warm up inside, but not a problem. I was happy rocking my big skis, which took a while to retrieve from a locked Thule Box whose lock had frozen shut. After the day, we went for a brew at the Peruvian Lodge, and we were careful not to order any of the Utah watery 3% beer. They still serve full alcohol bottles. Thank god. Guss had to stay back at the hotel because dogs arent allowed in the Canyon. Check out the Alta Pictures here!
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