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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

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The Battle of the Cottonwood Canyons

February 4, 2015

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON During the winter, the north-facing side of Little Cottonwood Canyon is populated by inbound-skiers attempting to recreate a Greg Stump ski film. But just across the road, you’ll...

(Photo by Taylor Stocking)

Backcountry Gear Review

February 4, 2015

We all do it. Even though the old farts tell us not to. Even though we know it’s dangerous and that we’re not ready (emotionally or financially) to face the possible consequences. We’re human....

(Photo by Jameson Clifton)

How to Cure Powder-itis: The Backcountry Fix

February 4, 2015

The first week of class this semester, I remember having a serious case of “powder flu,” which is a severe and chronic need to hit the slopes. And it was the worst I’d ever experienced. It seemed...