Ogden Outdoor Adventure Show 231 - Meadows Snowshoe
TanVan broke down on our way to hike Wheeler's Canyon and Icebox this week so we can't give an update on those particular trail conditions. We can tell you the Ogden River is flowing nicely and it's not the worst place to spend an afternoon - in a van, down by the river.
We're a week behind on posting this episode, so it's probably good the Van granted us a week off to catch up. Directly after last week's show, we recorded #VanSessions - check the front cover of the Ogden Source.
On Saturday and Sunday I emcee'd the Voile Wasatch Powder Keg at Brighton. Sunday's race was cancelled however after multiple course reroutes because of white-out conditions and high winds. Winter returned that early morning forcing racers in onesies with featherlight skis, harnesses, ascenders, and a mandatory four-layers to wait until next year to best their tandem ski-mountaineering PR's. Overall, Powder Keg is a rad event, and the organizers are top notch. Racer's from ages 9-57 competed. If you're touring on fat planks, the Heavy Metal division is for you. Consider entering next year's race, you'll be glad you did.
ON THE DOCKET
March 11 – Weber Pathways Presents an evening with Craig Johnson, author of the Longmire mystery series. $100
- March 12 – Striders Winter Race Circuit 10 Miler
- March 12 - Snowbasin DEMO DAY to benefit ADAPT, Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports
- March 12 – Mountain Goat Watch at Rock Creek
- March 16 – Ogden Pub Runners Season Opener, 6:30pm Lighthouse Lounge
- March 16 – An Evening with Black Diamond Athletes - Daila Ojeda, Daniel Jung, Babsi Zangerl, Joe Kinder and many more.
- March 17 - Snowbasin St. Patrick's Day Party!
- March 18 – Ogden Bike Collective Group Ride – Celebrating Love, Give Utah
- March 19-20 - Snowbasin Tap Takeover Fest!
- March 20 – Antelope Island Buffalo Run
- March 20 - #MindfulMarch Yoga Fundraiser – Love Your Brain Foundation
- March 23 - Snowbasin Full Moon Aprés Ski
- March 24 – 7th Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit
- March 31 – Wasatch Mountain Film Festival
- March 31 – Breakfast with GOAL – Love Utah Give Utah
- April 2 – Striders Winter Race Circuit ½ Marathon
- April 8-9 Cotopaxi Questival at Thanksgiving Point
- April 23 – Striders Winter Race Circuit 30K
- May 21 – Ogden Marathon
- July 30 – Morgan Valley Marathon
IN THE NEWS
- Local Cyclist Competed in Fat Bike Championships Despite Heart Condition
- Will the Great Salt Lake Soon Dry to Dust?
- Lake Powell Quagga Mussel Infestation
- Amer Sports Factory Outlet is Hiring
- Utah’s Snowpack is Below Average
- Wasatch View Tiny Home Tour
- Outside Magazine Publishes Simon Beck Powder Mountain Article
- Ski Utah Social Hub
- First Winter Ascent of Nanga Parbat
- World’s Hardest Dry Tooling Route Repeated
- Internet Service Coming to Every National Park
- 8 Best Outdoorsy Podcasts
- Yosemite Names Contract Dispute Ends
- Meet Mountaineering filmmaker and “natural rebellious spirit” Taylor Freesolo Rees
- “The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes”
- Are Outdoorsy People Better Than Indoorsy People
- Polarmond All-In-One Sleep System
- Bundle Beds – Sleep Anywhere
- Sky Nest Hammock Tent
TRIP REPORT – Snowbasin Meadow's Snowshoe
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“Your wealth is where your friends are.” - Plautus
Thank you to GOAL ZERO and the Yeti 400 for powering today’s 231st episode of the Ogden Outdoor Adventure Show! Look for us on Facebook, Instagram, iTunes, & thebanyancollective.com, and our new app for Android & iPhones available from our About Page on thebanyancollective.com.
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