The Blog

The Last Run

Saturday March 14th started innocuously enough.  I had returned to Alta the night before after 5 days in WY for avalanche training with my dog.  Our close friends, Bill and Diane, also live in Alta for the winters, and typically Bill and I check in with each other in the morning to compare notes – […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Memories

My brother (a life long ski buddy) recently sent a group of us several pictures of a ski day we had shared. The pics reminded me that there are certain ski days that are etched deeply in the memory banks and never fade. Ski experiences that regardless of where you are and what you are […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Grass Sticks – aka New Ski Poles

April 2, 2020 You know that feeling when you realize that some retail therapy would perk up your day – that you seriously need something new?  I woke up one morning mid-winter in Alta and had the serious realization that I needed new ski poles. Ok, Ok, the definition of “need” when it comes to […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Indy Ski Pass

April 1, 2020 If you were truly independent would you band together with lots of other ski areas and present a united front?! Probably not, so it strikes us ironic that starting last winter the Indy Pass appeared. IndySkiPass The newest collective ski pass to hit the market touts the independence of the ski areas […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Record Alta Interlodge

March 27, 2020 When you live at a ski area you tend to get obsessive about checking weather reports. The reports for February 6th and 7th 2020 were particularly interesting.Wednesday February 5th Evening Forecast: 7-11 inches; increasing winds 35 -50 mph; increasing temperatures into the mid 20s. Wednesday February 6th Morning Forecast: 7-11 inches; increasing […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder