Ski Butlers Blog

The Greatest Snow on Earth

Utah makes a bold claim when they market the Wasatch Mountains as having “The Greatest Snow on Earth”.  Although this will always be a subjective topic, many who have experienced a bottomless Utah powder day tend to agree.  With some quick research, you may find that we don’t have the deepest or the driest snow, but what really makes snow so great anyway?  If you were to look at a spectrum from Sierra cement, to mashed potatoes, to blower pow, the real question is “Where is the sweet spot”?  Legendary Avalanche Expert and Skier, Ed LaChapelle, sums it up well saying, “The best deep powder skiing is not found in the lightest snow, but rather in snow with enough ‘body’ to provide good flotation for the running ski.”

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The Legendary Hobacks

With your legs burning, and nothing but deep, untracked snow in front of you, your mind has to scream at your legs to keep churning, as the excitement overcomes the lactic acid streaming through your quads. Pushing through your last five turns is the correct decision; you look behind you and the 2,500-foot slope is filled with snow and the tracks you’ve left behind.

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Six Fun Reasons to Ski Breckenridge Colorado

Looking for the perfect place to take your kids or your group of friends this winter? Located in Colorado, Breckenridge offers everything you need for some fun and excitement away from home. Whether you travel with your kids, a group of friends or just someone special, find out why you should ski Breckenridge.

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Why Ski Vail: The Diverse Appeal of Vail Ski Resort

Nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountains, Vail is the perfect Colorado ski getaway destination for singles, couples or the entire family. The weather is typically accommodating since the area boasts a minimum of 300 days filled with sunshine every year. Located about 100 miles west of the "mile high" city of Denver, Vail is also the largest ski facility in the country. Here, you will find a vast number of diverse trails, accommodations to suit all budgets and a wide selection of activities. 

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