Salt Lake City, UT - After remaining dark for the past month, we’ve today resumed publishing news and feature content here at First Tracks!! Online. Our hiatus was unplanned. We weren’t being lazy, nor was it even because we were out skiing. It’s because we were hacked. We’re a small home-grown operation, and as such […]
Salt Lake City, UT - It sounds truly European in its scope: over 18,000 skiable acres, 100 lifts and more than 750 runs, all on one lift ticket. And if the operators of seven of Utah’s 14 ski resorts have their way, it will become reality sooner rather than later. The general managers of Alta, […]
Rosa Khutor, Russia - It was an all North American podium in Russia on Tuesday as Canadian and American women nabbed all three medals in the first ever Olympic women’s ski slopestyle. Canadian Dara Howell, of Huntsville, Ontario, took the gold with an impressive score of 94.2 in her first run to win by more […]
Mammoth Lakes, CA - After struggling through the first half of the winter with barely enough natural snowfall to stay open, ski resorts across the Sierra Nevada are now reveling in a five-day storm that left up to five feet of fresh snow on the mountainsides. After watching skier visits decline throughout the Christmas/New Year’s […]
West Dover, VT – While most ski resorts’ terrain parks are urban-themed with metal rails, wall rides and the like, The Farm at Mount Snow’s Carinthia has gone rural with features that you see on a daily basis when driving through the Green Mountain State like a maple sugar shack, a barn, a re-purposed horse […]
The second episode of Wednesdays with Wallisch dropped today, featuring Tom Wallischs early-season travels from training in Park City, Utah, to competing at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo., to a trip back to Utah for the holidays and a little shred session with some friends.
Canoe-Skiing in Vermont A group of skiers access backcountry terrain via canoe. Gallery We hopped into our trusty 16-foot red canoes and set off to explore a handful of backcountry ski lines alongside one of our favorite Vermont rivers. With plenty of snow pack in the valleys and the main...
During the summers, Kalen Thorien works as a firefighter. In the winters, however, shes got a different kind of job: shes a sponsored skier. The 24-year-old originally from Boise, Idaho, now lives and skis out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Last winter, Thorien shifted her focus to more backcountry and...
Gus Kenworthy and Jossi Wells explore the world of indoor skiing with the Atomic ski crew at the Hemel Hempstead snow center in England. Just 24 miles northwest of London, it is the citys closest and largest indoor snow center. For Kenworthy, it was his first time skiing indoors. "It was definitely...