White Pine Nordic Touring Center

Snow Report

Nov 19, 2015
Basin Recreation

WHEN TO GET THE FRESHEST REPORTS

All our local resorts call in with the freshest news on their snow conditions every morning. Catch them live:

  • 7:18AM - Mountain Trails / Basin Recreation
  • 7:28 AM (7:35 Sundays) - Park City, Deer Valley & White Pine
  • 8:08 AM - Utah Avalanche Center

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TRAILS REPORT

Cross-country skiing in Western Summit County.

Ken Perkins

Al Davis got involved in the early years of the White Pine Nordic Touring Center when he didn’t like the new rules that had been issued by the Park City Ski Area's then ski school director Stein Eriksen.

One winter, back in the mid-1970s, Davis – who had taught plenty of ski lessons but had never been on Nordic skis before - only had to take one thrilling ride down Thaynes Canyon to give up his locked down heel bindings in favor of three pinning.  In this week’s Park City Story, produced and edited by KPCW's Leslie Thatcher, Al Davis remembers that fateful ski tour…