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  • 2021 Top Winter Things to Do in Ski City

    It’s news to no one that winter 2020-21 looks a little different than usual. But fortunately, with a tiny bit of creativity, a helping of social-distancing, and an occasional dash of digitization, there’s still plenty to do this winter around Salt Lake. With mountains so lovely, resorts so

  • Top 10 Winter Events and Things to Do in Ski City

    With flurries of snow gracing the Rockies early this year, you’ve probably been daydreaming about snow sports while sitting through that budget meeting or typing up your annual report at work­–or you’re a lucky ski bum and it’s your time to shine. Whether you’re a foot forward or sideways kind of

  • Ski City's Top 10 Summer Events

    While Salt Lake swelters through the hot summer months, the Cottonwood Canyons and their neighboring environs offer a higher-altitude breath of fresh air. The scenery: impeccable. The temps: refreshing. And the events: worth experiencing year after year. Up here, good-timing is the name of the

  • Ski City's Top Shelf Music Venue - The Depot

    Ski City's Top Shelf Live Music Venue

    If you’re the type of person who likes to cram as much fun as possible into every day of their ski vacation, then you might want to add a night at The Depot to your trip. Think about it: You get to spend the day skiing fresh powder and huffing fresh mountain air, and your night downtown, treating

  • Rewind: Salt Lake - The History of Snowboarding in Ski City

    It’s no secret that Salt Lake aka Ski City has long been magnet for snow sports. Similarly, it’s no secret that Utah is known for The Greatest Snow On Earth. What you might not know about is Salt Lake’s crucial role in the history of snowboarding. That’s right, Salt Lake is called Ski City, but we

  • Experience Big Cottonwood Canyon

    The Tour of Utah—America’s Toughest Stage Race—is in full swing, and the pack will hit Big Cottonwood Canyon tomorrow for the individual time trial portion of the Tour. Widely known as home to the Greatest Snow on Earth, Big Cottonwood Canyon is also a mecca for cyclists, mountain bikers, climbers,