The Endless Winter

Sunday, May 30th, 2010


It’s the 30th of May and the riding is some of the best all season (I can’t say winter, since we are nearly into summer). A snowy and cold April and May produced the best spring riding we’ve seen in several years. Though all good things must come to and (at least those that involve snow), the 2009-10 winter has been a great run. You could still squeeze in a few more weeks of riding down here, but I suspect this will be my last ride as I gear up for a busy summer. A huge thanks goes out to everyone that made this year one to remember! We all owe a special debt of gratitude to our non-snowmobiler friends and family who put up with all of us for the past 6 months..... Continue Reading this Post

Last Call

Thursday, May 20th, 2010


At the end of March, after an abysmal early season and a mediocre January/February, we were looking at a snowpack in Utah that was just over 50% of normal. Despite the poor snow totals, we had still managed to get in more than our fair share of epic rides by hitting the road and chasing storms, and we were ready to count our blessings and start looking forward to next season. But just when the season was appearing to wind down, the pacific storms starting lining up and April/May turned out to be our best powder riding of the year. .... Continue Reading this Post

Weather Warning

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


One of the things which I really came to appreciate during the time I spent in Utah is how diligent they are in keeping track of local weather forecasts. Despite the fact that the snow is almost certain to be superb no matter where you ride, the kids are always mindful in their quest for the perfect powder day. In fact the only time I’ve seen them disagree is over a proposed riding destination. To his credit, Daniel is usually the one to follow whenever such discord arises..... Continue Reading this Post

First Ride of the Season

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

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We finally made it out for the first ride of the season. We still need a little more base, but conditions are improving quickly and more storms are in the forecast..... Continue Reading this Post