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Powder Magazine has ranked Ogden as the #1 Ski Town in the U.S. It's just 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport and slopes are just a few minutes from town, with Snowbasin, Nordic Valley, and Powder Mountain each just a few miles away.
This scenic corner of Utah where director Jonathon Nolan films portions of HBO's Westworld is a place that evokes the mythological west of classic Hollywood Westerns, including John Ford's long love affair with nearby Monument Valley. It is the real West, but it is a place that feels otherworldly, almost impossible.
Deer Valley Artisan Cheese begins with fresh local milk for optimum flavor. Drums of fresh, raw cow’s milk from Heber Valley Cheese, located in nearby Midway, Utah, come in daily, along with goat’s and sheep’s milks from the Salt Lake and Sanpete valleys. From there, resident cheesemaker Corine Coniglio nurtures nine artisan cheeses slopeside, which means she can get a few ski runs in the morning then get right to work.
In this People Behind the Resort profile, follow Tim La Marsh and the Snowbasin groomers as they polish trails in the dark. The unsung heroes of the mountain, groomers prettify the main veins of the resort, making for safe and fun routes. Most of the magical snow polishing happens while you were sleeping.
Along with hiking shoes, sun screen and water bottle, it helps to take along a vivid imagination and a real sense of adventure when heading for Moab, Utah. Moab is, after all, not your typical retreat. Known for big adrenaline, Moab also offers a diverse range of activities to appeal to almost any age and level of adventure.
Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails more your style? Or maybe, it’s somewhere in the middle where you’d like to snowshoe through a peaceful forest for 30-minutes, connecting with the Zen of nature. All these options are available close to the city, in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains.