Recent Articles by Ray Grass
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 ...
Published: Monday, January 13, 2014 5:56 pm MST
As few as 8 percent of those making commitments for a “new me’’ in 2014 will actually follow through with plans to lose weight and exercise more. So what suggestions do health and fitness expe...
Published: Monday, January 6, 2014 11:53 am MST
Ski Utah has a program where fifth- and sixth-grade students can ski free. Fifth graders receive three day passes at each of the 14 Utah resorts and 6th graders receive one day pass at each of the 14 resorts.
Published: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 3:22 pm MST
Utah's 14 ski areas spent the summer making improvements, everything from one new lift to better and more efficient snow-making capabilities, new terrain parks and manicured runs, and also made plans for a seas...