Friends of AltaCamWe encourage you to bookmark some of the web sites below. We've listed them here because we feel they are valuable resources that relate to skiing lifestyle and the Wasatch. If you think your site would add value to this page let us know. We are open to relevant link exchanges. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mountain Reservations is the industry leader in mountain lodging and vacation rentals with over 100,000 rentals to choose from in more than 30 destinations like Park City, Breckenridge, Vail, Aspen, Tahoe and more. Browse the largest online inventory of professionally managed properties with a wide variety of options including private homes, condos, and ski-in/ski-out properties. Mountain Reservations also offers a full-service ski vacation deals and packages including ground transportation, lift tickets, ski rentals, and all leisure-related activities.
This is Gary M's personal skiing blog and "ranting platform". Yep, that's Marchizzle from our forum at AltaCam. This blog is powered by WordPress, and includes the daily grind in the life of a Youtaugh skier, ski gear on sale and a helluva lot more.
Sister site to Taste of Park City, SkiTownRestaurants.com is a fast growing and comprehensive mountain town restaurant guide where you can browse restaurant menus, see photos, read mountain town restaurant reviews, and more. Currently covering mountain/ski towns in Colorado and Utah.
This is an outstanding online Park City restaurant guide. From their About page: "Taste of Park City is our blog/zine/publication dedicated to the local restaurant industry. We write about what's new, offer local dining specials (cha-ching!), and cover events that our readers might find interesting. We also review restaurants and give inside information in our Editor's Picks section."
Hockey player turned skier, Caroline Gleich is happiest skiing the pow at alta. If you try to spot her on the hill, she's the cute blond with the infectious smile that you have no chance of keeping up with. Check in on what she's up to at her very own blog. And be sure to listen to her podcast with Johnny B.
Here is a quote from the official Spy site: "The Spy Brand DNA melds an action sports heritage with an affection for fashion-forward styling." That pretty much says it all. Be sure and check out the line of Spy Snow Goggles as well. All Spy optics come highly recommended!
In true skier's lingo, Swany ski gloves are the goods for powder skiers. Plain and simple. They design innovative styles and manufacture lightweight, functional, stylish and most importantly...warm and comfy gloves. Swany gloves and mittens are renowned for their enduring construction and cold weather performance, so take a serious look.
Featuring killer content and products reviews on backcountry skiing, mountain biking and outdoor sports gear from a handful of contributors, FeedTheHabit.com is a living legend in the world of outdoor web sites. Jason and Kendall have consistently done an amazing job over the years with this site and it ain't slowing down! Kudos to a couple of true pros at web publishing, gear junkies and over all great guys :).
During the 2007-08 ski season Ski Utah made a good move and appointed blogger extraordinaire Kendall Card (and team) to their Utah skiing blog. 'Bout time if you ask me! In years past the blog was having a hard time...but now it's rockin'. Check it out and/or subscribe to the RSS feed.
Outdoor Gear Coupons is powered by a Wordpress blog, and features killer deals on gear and apparel just about every day. Whether you're looking for hardcore gear or a family camping tent, this RSS feed is a good one to subscribe to folks. Remember, retail is for suckers! You shoudc definitely check this one out.
CAMPNPOST is a family oriented blog featuring southeastern camping, backpacking, climbing, hiking, snowboarding and much more. In addition to quality hand written articles by an enthusiastic author, CAMPNPOST has all kinds of information and links for some of the best outdoor retailers on the web.
As a general mission, Andrew Lewicky and Sierra Descents hopes to share backcountry experiences with people across the world, and inspire a few to seek out (safely!) their own adventures in the wild. Although Andrew currently lives in one of the nation's biggest cities, he frequently wanders the nearby San Gabriel, San Jacinto, San Gorgonio, Santa Monica, and of course Sierra Nevada mountains.
This website is professional skier Chris Davenport's main media outlet on the web: Davenport MountainSports. Chris' site is "dedicated to everyone who lives the mountain sports lifestyle." Complete information on his freeski career including expedition info, a photo gallery, sponsorship and a related links directory.
Wasatch Speed Goat is Scott Mason's trail running blog featuring races news from industry events, commentary and a trail gear shop. These guys are pro ultra runners on team Montrail, and they have been training together for over ten years.
Fun profile on the Squidoo social network featuring info on the nearly decade old fat ski revolution, links to related sites and actual product displays on the latest and greatest fat skis on the market (product displays powered by Backcountry.com). We threw together the content for this page in about an hour, and it's been in the top five results in Google for the search term "Fat Skis" for over two years!
With the Big name comes Big responsibilities, and the BBP crew has stepped up with a huge backpack catalog, featuring 1000s of packs, big and small. There also is a blog dedicated to sharing the latest backpack coupons, deals, news and reviews. If you're in the market for a backpack, be sure to check in with BBP before you buy.
This is a killer resource where you will find the best deals online for Arcteryx Jackets! Oh yeah and gear, too. This site also includes some really cool links to blogs and other outdoor-related online resources; plus a real-time outdoor newswire. If you're getting geared up with winter clothing check this one out for special promotions. Very easy to get around and it's ALL Arc'Teryx.
The Great Outdoors has the goal of quenching your thirst for adventure through inspiring photos & action sports videos, compelling articles and the latest news on the world's top outdoor athletes. From their site: "From climbing to skiing and snowboarding, cycling to paddling, hiking to trail running find definitive features, news, stories and travel journals for everything outdoors..."
This is the outdoor gear blog to watch. Introducing the official OutdoorGearEngine.com weblog featuring site & industry news, product information and notices on incredible values that will help you get the most out of your gear dollar. No other comparison service on the web offers indexed product pages dedicated to world-class gear. In one quick page view you can view pricing and shipping information from up to a dozen reputible online merchants. Visit OGEBlog.com and subscribe using FeedBlitz and you'll never miss a deal. Price It, Buy It, Get Outside!
If you're an active cyclist you definitely need a good, secure bike rack for your car or truck. It's not uncommon for new bikes these days to retail for $3500. At prices like that, you can't afford to take chances when it comes to transporting your gear or cargo. For the latest and greatest from Thule and Yakima, in addition to great sales and discounts, check out this site! They represent one of the leaders in the online world for rack systems.
Squidoo is a cool new community that allows users to claim topic 'lenses', and then publish whatever they like under those lenses. This is all part of the Web 2.0 revolution that sees the web's potential as a platform that consists community-driven content and the network effect. AltaCam claimed the lense for Utah Skiing to get the word out more about AltaCam. Check it out!
Have you heard of GearTrade? This is a used gear broker/site based here in Utah. It's a pretty cool resource for you broke-ass ski bums to take advantage of. Before you throw down the big bucks on buying brand new skis check it out. It's also a great place to sell your gear. Summary: Buy & Sell Outdoor Gear.
This is a site dedicated to outdoor gear reviews. They spend their time beating up the latest and greatest outdoor products, so you don't get ripped off by a retailer who cares little about your outdoor experience. John Walter and the knowledgeable staff at GearReview.com will tell it exactly like it is. Check it out and definitely bookmark this site!
Utah Life Outdoors has information on outdoor recreation in Utah. Whatever the season, if you're active in the outdoors and coming to visit you should check this site out. They have a vast amount of camping, hiking, skiing and all around useful information on Utah outdoors. We would especially like to point out the Utah Ski Resort Conditions page...this page updates daily with snowpak information for eleven ski resorts in the state.
Backcountry.com is committed to being the Web's top outdoor gear retailer. From the beginning they were focused on selling quality gear online and what they found was that if the site contents, products and services were exceptional, then the customers would return. If you are as intense about your gear as you are about your adventures check out this store. You should also check out BackcountryOutlet.com for top brand name overstock, closeout and discount outdoor gear.
There are many ski communities on the web but Huckzone.com is one of the best we've found. These guys are killing it. On this site you'll find all kinds of info on New England skiing, big mountain skiing and riding from around the world. There are incredible photos and inspiring stories that populate the pages. It's not hard to sense their passioin for skiing and the outdoors. Look for John and the boys at Alta...they're here visiting every season.
Have you ever stayed at the 'P-Dawg'? If not it's time to check it out. The Alta Peruvian Lodge has welcomed visitors for over 50 years with an old-world atmosphere full of character and rustic charm. As far as Alta Ski Lodging goes, you can't go wrong staying with these folks. They've made the whole process a pleasure by offering an all-inclusive package that includes a comfortable bed, three meals a day, your lift ticket and the friendliest staff in the Canyon. We'll see you there (after Powder days we'll be in the Lodge Bar!).
With three locations in Alta, the Deep Powder House has earned the trust and respect from locals and guests. They have exactly you need to enjoy Alta's world renowned powder. Their focus is to provide guests with the best equipment, apparel, accessories and services while skiing in our town. They also offer custom boot fitting, rental and demo equipment and professional ski tune.
This is a price comparison site for outdoor gear that lets you easily find the best value. OGE allows you to get a quick view of pricing for products. Apparently, product counts are about to explode on this site. If you know what piece of gear you want, and are interested in finding out the best value check this site. Price It, Buy It, Get Outside!
Skiing and the culture that surrounds the industry are constantly evolving. KGB Productions embraces this progression and believes that it is essential to the vibrancy of our sport. It is the goal of KGB to continue and expand this progression by creating films that appeal to the viewer in areas besides adrenaline.
GravityDex is an Outdoor Sports Directory that has over 8000 links in over 1000 categories. It also features thousands of outdoor products in the Outdoor Gear Catalog Center. The catalog center features brands like The North Face, Salomon, and Ugg Boots to name just a few.
The goal of the Utah Avalanche Center is to keep people on top of the Greatest Snow on Earth instead of being buried beneath it. You can sign up through this site to receive daily email notifications of current conditions. This is essential information to keep you up-to-date on the snowpack.
Alta Community Enrichment (ACE) - Mission Statement: ACE is a volunteer organization that creates opportunities in the community for individual and group participation in arts, cultural events, and education. Check out their site for a calendar of events and great information about our community.
Alta.com - The official website of the Alta Ski Lift Company. Get snow reports, pictures of the day, camera views, lodging information and a whole lot more. Newsflash: The NEW Alta.com Site is Live. It looks fantastic be sure and check it out. This version of the Alta site has a lot of cool, new features (my favorite is the 'Expected Openings' page). Nice work Thad!