Well, it IS summer, right? Maybe that explains why big-mountain skier Vanessa Aadland, of Alta, Utah, decided to hike up and ski down Utah’s Mt. Superior earlier this month — naked. Freeskier reports she did have “a beacon and pack, of course, for backcountry safety.”
So why did she do it? Here’s what she told Freeskier in a free-wheeling Q&A (and you can see the photo of her escapade as well).
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There is no shortage when it comes to places to hit the (snowy) slopes this holiday weekend. Some options:
It may be summer, but that doesn’t mean high country resorts have gone quiet. Here are some ideas, courtesy of Skiing Magazine, of what you might do in the coming months:
- Music in the Mountains: Here’s where to find great FREE music from Steamboat to Snowbird, Vail to Park City, Aspen and more.
- Whitewater rafting: Here’s where to find fast moving watery fun.
- Summer gear: You can’t just show up with last year’s gear, can you? Here are some new must-haves for the warmer months.
- Adventure reading: Forget that stuff for school (or self improvement), here is some cool reading.