Recent Articles by Ray Grass
Published: Friday, September 25, 2015 10:36 am MDT
Four Utahns were inducted Thursday evening into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Utah Olympic Park. There are 66 recipients in the Hall of Fame from Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
Published: Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:13 pm MST
Snowbasin is one of the country's oldest ski resorts, but to many people it is still "Utah's best kept secret.'' The challenge that new general manager John Loomis is facing is to let people know all that the r...
Published: Thursday, December 4, 2014 9:40 am MST
After nearly two decades of failed plans, the National Park Service has hit upon a 10-year plan both recreationists and conservationists have come together to approve. The park will open Dec. 15 under new on-sn...
Published: Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:11 pm MST
Ski Utah offers fifth- and sixth-grade students daily ski passes to Utah's 15 ski areas for free. Only requirement is they must be fifth- or sixth-grade student. Fifth-graders get 45 passes and sixth-graders ge...
Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:29 pm MST
Utah's 2013-14 ski/snowboard season was the third best on record with 4.16 million skier/snowboarder days counted. Early indications are that the state is on track for a record season in 2014-15.
Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:16 pm MDT
Even after a slow start, Utah's skier/snowboarder total for the 2013-14 season was the third-best on record. In question, however, is the future of Park City Mountain Resort. A judge ruled the resort must vacat...
Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 2:39 pm MST
The slalom portion of the men’s and women’s NCAA Skiing Championships were postponed Friday due to “unsafe conditions.’’
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:41 pm MST
After leading on day one, Utah's Nordic team struggled in the men's and women's classic on Thursday and the Utes now trail Denver in the NCAA skiing championships.
Published: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 9:10 am MST
A frequent question is: When to start children skiing and/or snowboarding. It depends on a number of factors, but three seems to be a good start for skiing and around seven for snowboard. The secret to any lear...
Published: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 11:26 pm MST
Four men have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force Alta to open its slopes to snowboarders. There are 12 world class areas in Utah open to skiers and snowboarders. So, should Alta be forced to allow the four ...