Ski season. Its official. The mountains are white, and the storms are brewing. Whether you ski in the frontcountry, the backcountry or in sweat pants, we all share the same love for pointing the sticks downhill. And with just enough snow to get around on, folks are out to get some action. Heres an early season glimpse of a few backcountry jone-zers making the most of a weekday afternoon. Doesnt anybody work around here?

Lorne Glick harnesses a little wind power above Red Mountain
Pass. Allen Riling prepares to make the much-anticipated first turns
of the season. Subzero-degree wind chill and lovin it. Jonny Allen kites along a fresh blanket snow.


In this week's issue...

March 17, 2022
Critical condition

Lake Powell drops below threshold for the first time despite attempts to avoid it

March 17, 2022
Uphill climb

Purgatory Resort set for expansion but still faces hurdles

March 10, 2022
Mind, body & soul (... and not so much El Rancho)

New health care studio takes integrated approach to healing