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Renewal in Utah By Alison DaRosa

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pring is the season for renewal – a time to blossom.

Shorter, fatter parabolic skis make a world of difference, skier friends promised. Boots aren’t the torture tools they used to be; today they’re custom molded to fit your feet It’s what led me to Utah. That and the – and even can be equipped with battery promise that skiing is a heck of a lot easier powered heaters. Ski instruction is better these days than it was 20 years ago, when too, pals pledged: kinder, gentler and not I’d last hit the slopes. taught exclusively by teen-age dare devils.

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There are 11 ski resorts within an hour’s drive of the Salt Lake City airport – and they get an average of 500 inches of snow annually, plenty for good spring skiing. I planned a couple of nights at three different resorts – Alta, Deer Valley and Sundance – figuring I’d have plenty to keep me happy if skiing didn’t work out.

Wine Dine & Travel Spring 2014  

This issue features stories that illustrate a range of emotions. From death on the Ganges River to the joy of renewal in Utah, the stories i...

Wine Dine & Travel Spring 2014  

This issue features stories that illustrate a range of emotions. From death on the Ganges River to the joy of renewal in Utah, the stories i...

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