Introducing Glen the newest avalanche rescue dog at Monarch Mountain

Monarch Ski Patrol’s newest avalanche dog began working this month at Monarch Mountain. Mike Collette introduces Glen the avalanche rescue dog in training at the top of Breezeway Lift at Monarch Mountain. Together they will be available to assist in search and rescues operations around the Upper Arkansas Valley and throughout

Wounded Wizard

In the age of acute political backcountry correctness, being insulted or yelled at by Bob Athey, aka The Wizard of the Wasatch, is a badge of honor.  I almost feel sorry for the up and coming youngsters who have missed out on it.  Bob is an equal opportunity offender, so

2017 Winter Outdoor Retailer Climbing Report

I only had a day to check out the Winter Outdoor Retailer show, but it was packed from start to finish and I got to check out a lot of the new stuff that’s coming out. As usual, nothing groundbreaking, but many small innovations and refinements. A brief recap follows,

Henrik Kristoffersen Wins Night Slalom in Schladming

One year later. same podium. As usually on the Tuesday after Kitzbuehel, Schladming stages his traditional Night Slalom. More than 50’000 people were present to cheer for the skiers that kicked off the start gate today. Henrik Kristoffersen takes his 6th season win at Schladming-Dachstein followed by Marcel Hirscher +0.09 back and

The Top Five Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

Guest post by Keith Sandoval / MKM Pool Spa There are few places where a swimmer feels more at home than in the pool. We wake up at the crack of dawn to head to morning practice. We spend our afternoons making waves in the chlorinated waters, and we spend our