Production notes
  • Cameras used: Canon 7D, 70D, 5D markII; GoPro Hero 3+, JVC Adixxion
  • Dates shot: February 12-16, 2014
  • Music by Senator Hayes
  • Edited by Yancy Caldwell in Final Cut Pro 7

Stoke notes
Skiing Utah

Photo: Will Wissman

  • 0:08Snowbasin opens up to bluebird skies and 1+ foot of fresh.
  • 0:14Powder Mountain, the largest skiable acreage in the lower 48, was closed down due to heavy snowfall and high winds.
  • 0:16 – The view from the top of the tram at Snowbasin.
  • 0:18 – Private cat-skiing at Powder Mountain — the best kept secret in Utah.
  • 0:20 – The tram to the top of Snowbasin delivers 3k+ of vertical goodness.
  • 0:22 – Glorious views of the Great Salt Lake off the backside of Snowbasin.
  • 0:28 – A large avalanche crown from ski patrol bombing, Sundown sidecountry, Powder Mountain.
  • 0:37Wyatt Caldwell blows up a massive blast of The Greatest Snow on Earth in the trees at Powder Mountain.
  • 0:46 – Utah local Hayden Price plows through 2+ feet of fresh in the Alta sidecountry.
  • 0:50Reggie Crist powder POV in the Utah backcountry.
  • 0:55Alta base area timelapse as Mt. Superior swirls in the evening light.
  • 0:58 – Treetop POV shot by Will Wissman on a Snowbird sidecountry run.
  • 1:00Kitt Doucette enjoys first tracks off the top of a Snowbasin ridgeline.
  • 1:13 – Timelapse of a brief clearing of clouds from the top of Powder Mountain.
  • 1:15 – Timelapse of Mt. Superior shot by Will Wissman.
  • 1:17 – Carlo Travarelli drops cliff in Utah backcountry.
  • 1:20 – Yancy Caldwell pops off a snowbank on a snowed-in day atop Powder Mountain.
  • 1:25 – Cat-skiing at Powder Mountain is an all-time experience.
  • 1:26 – Wyatt Caldwell blasts through the deepness at Powder Mountain.
  • 1:38Pat Lee and Yancy Caldwell get barreled in The Greatest Snow on Earth, Powder Mountain.
  • 1:45 – Kitt Doucette gets him some in the Powder Country, PowMow.
  • 1:50 – Reggie Crist explains why skiing in Utah is like nothing else.
  • 2:00Tony Rossi bags some airtime on a pow day at Snowbird.
  • 2:10Sam Cohen drops a massive peak in the Utah backcountry.
  • 2:20Will Wissman charges pow in the Utah backcountry.
  • 2:28 – Patrick Lundin, Powder Mountain’s marketing director, hard at work.