Archive for June, 2011

It’s true: She hiked up Utah’s Mt. Superior naked, then skied down naked

Vanessa Aadland

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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Where to ski and snowboard during Fourth of July weekend

There is no shortage when it comes to places to hit the (snowy) slopes this holiday weekend. Some options:

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Summer is here and the living is fun in the high country with music, rafting and more

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.
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