Utah Gathering 2-7 Feb 2014
Powder Mountain Bonus Day - 1 Feb
Kickoff at Snowbasin - 2 Feb
Snowbird - 3 Feb
Alta - 4 Feb
Snowbird - 5 Feb
Alta - 6 Feb
Solitude - 7 Feb
Morning/Stragglers (Lunch) Gathering Places!
Powder Mountain bonus day
Inside resort center cafeteria 8:30AM (AKA Timberline lodge main parking lot). Heading out to ski at 8:45 or so. If there's a decent amount of fresh snow the road can be kind of tricky but Powder Mountain offers a bus alternative that appeal to those reluctant to drive.
Lunch meet up same place 11:30AM. All the info is at http://powdermountain.com
The meeting spot is Moonbeam Lodge and Base Area. There is ample parking here and it is the first entrance to Solitude on the way up Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd. 8:30 on the main floor of the Moonbeam Lodge. Heading out about 8:45 between the lodge’s mtn. side door and the Moonbeam Express lift.
Lunch meet up Moonbeam Lodge cafeteria 11:30AM
People can be dropped at the base of the Snowbird Center for those who may be carpooling. There is a shuttle to the center that runs almost constantly from all sections of the parking area. Use entry one (creekside lodge) for parking right away and entry two for dropping off people/gear at Snowbird Center and returning to park. You may find it easier to boot-up right at the car at Snowbird. We'll gather on the Tram Deck at 8:45.
Lunch meet up same place 11:30AM
8:30 inside the Gold Miner's Daughter. On the hill meet up is 9:00 near the base of the Collins Lift/Lift Ticket bldg. For those who are visiting Alta for the first time the GMD is located at the first Alta entrance coming up Little Cottonwood Canyon Road. There is ample parking if you get there on time right next to the GMD building.
Lunch meet up Alf's Restaurant 11:30AM
Earl's Lodge (main base area lodge) 8:30AM. Gathering time is 8:45 in the center of the square just outside the building. Look for the Elk. There is a drop zone though parking is walking distance and there is a shuttle (most times).
Lunch meet up Earl's lodge cafeteria 11:30AM
Link to a 10-20% discount on lifts
Link to more lift discounts and equipment rentals that can be had day of skiing
Link to a Snowbasin deal for $60 (only 39 left as of Dec 11)
Well I guess it's time to kick off a thread for the 2014 EpicSki mid-winter Gathering. This Gathering will be held in Salt Lake City and environs from 2-7 Feb.
I want to emphasize that this event is open to everyone. Yes there will be some very high level skiers attending, but if you're an advancing beginner or low intermediate you WILL still have a good time and likely improve your skiing.
My experience in Utah has been phenomenal as I have skied there more than anywhere else although Summit/Eagle counties CO are close.
Pictures below from 2008 Utah Gathering:)
More to follow!
Edited by jgiddyup - 1/31/14 at 6:46pm