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Classic Climbing and Splitboarding in Little Cottonwood: Winter on the South Ridge and South Face of Mount Superior

This has to be one of the most intense all-around adventures I have ever done, and it happened in my own backyard of Little Cottonwood Canyon. I got the crazy idea to climb a classic winter alpine route and ski a classic winter descent. Here's how it went down: We got to the base of the ridge around 6am. We began up the ridge, ice axes in hand, climbing gear and snowboards on our backs. The south ridge of Mount Superior is an ... Read more

Featuring Local Utah Hiker, Skier, and Mountain Biker: Brooke Gaynes

Brooke Gaynes and I became acquainted when she began liking a lot of my photos on Instagram. In turn, I noticed her and her husband's pictures were pretty incredible and awe inspiring. I added her on Facebook and she was more than happy to answer a few questions that I threw at her. Her story is pretty great: She was born and raised here in Salt Lake City and considered San Fransisco as a place to live after she graduated. She started ... Read more

Featuring Local Utah Adventurer and Ski Mountaineer: Adam O’Keefe

I have been trying to figure out some new directions to go with my blog. I have been mostly writing about my own personal adventures and I have begun to feel a bit narcissistic in a way. So, as a result I am making a section of posts called "Utah Adventurers" featuring other people that I have come in contact with over the last few years that I have spent in Utah. I met Adam O'Keefe online through a mutual Facebook friend. ... Read more