Wasatch Backcountry Rescue has been training avalanche dogs and their handlers in Utah for over 40 years, and they are currently up here at Alta and Snowbird. This photo is of one of the many adorable and extremely talented pups, digging through the snow in a practice drill finding two 'buried' people.
Cousins Kasha Meck and Lola Graham beating the heat by sledding at the Wildcat base. Lola Graham, her brother Jaxon, mother Chris and father Jim are visiting the local Meck family from Philadelphia. This photo was taken by Jim Graham. Thanks for paying us a visit during your vacation!
Alta attracts artists. This is Skier Services employee Le Grand Johnston showing off the glass snowflake necklaces he makes. Le Grand also paints, blows glass and makes ceramics. You can see more of his art at berntworks.com.
Alta Ski Patrollers Dave and Jonathan, along with their trusty assistants Lucy and Banjo, selling $10 raffle tickets for the Backcountry Magazine Basecamp raffle, to be held next weekend, here at Alta. It's rumored that there will over $10,000 in raffle prizes. Look for Jonathan, David, Lucy and Banjo if you want raffle tickets. For more information on the 2017 Backcountry Basecamp at Alta, please visit: http://backcountrymagazine.com/backcountry-basecamp-2017/