A Look Back at Alta's 75th Anniversary Season

Sammo is a specialist in finding the untracked. Feb 24 was one of the three deepest days of the winter. - ©Lee Cohen

Sammo is a specialist in finding the untracked. Feb 24 was one of the three deepest days of the winter.
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Sammo is a specialist in finding the untracked. Feb 24 was one of the three deepest days of the winter. - ©Lee Cohen
Tyler Peterson whipping up some blower pow on Feb 1. - ©Lee Cohen

Tyler Peterson whipping up some blower pow on Feb 1.
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Tyler Peterson whipping up some blower pow on Feb 1. - ©Lee Cohen
Fast and smooth on the lower part of the mountain, heading into Schuss Gully. - ©Lee Cohen

Fast and smooth on the lower part of the mountain, heading into Schuss Gully.
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Fast and smooth on the lower part of the mountain, heading into Schuss Gully. - ©Lee Cohen
Tyler Sterling at Alta, Utah. On one of the Emma's, right across the street from the ski area. A consistent pitch of south facing powder. - ©Lee Cohen

Tyler Sterling at Alta, Utah. On one of the Emma's, right across the street from the ski area. A consistent pitch of south facing powder.
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Tyler Sterling at Alta, Utah. On one of the Emma's, right across the street from the ski area. A consistent pitch of south facing powder. - ©Lee Cohen
Mitch Cahoon going deep in his own personal snow heaven. - ©Lee Cohen

Mitch Cahoon going deep in his own personal snow heaven.
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Mitch Cahoon going deep in his own personal snow heaven. - ©Lee Cohen
Top of Sugarloaf lift at Alta. Ski down this side or take the East Baldy Traverse back to the Collins Gulch side. - ©Lee Cohen

Top of Sugarloaf lift at Alta. Ski down this side or take the East Baldy Traverse back to the Collins Gulch side.
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Top of Sugarloaf lift at Alta. Ski down this side or take the East Baldy Traverse back to the Collins Gulch side. - ©Lee Cohen
First day we shot this season, in early November after a big dump. The Baldy Shoulder was giving it up. - ©Lee Cohen

First day we shot this season, in early November after a big dump. The Baldy Shoulder was giving it up.
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First day we shot this season, in early November after a big dump. The Baldy Shoulder was giving it up. - ©Lee Cohen
January had some good storm days, this was one of them. - ©Lee Cohen

January had some good storm days, this was one of them.
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January had some good storm days, this was one of them. - ©Lee Cohen
Zach came for about a month from Alaska to score some Utah faceshots. Another choker turn from February 24th. - ©Lee Cohen

Zach came for about a month from Alaska to score some Utah faceshots. Another choker turn from February 24th.
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Zach came for about a month from Alaska to score some Utah faceshots. Another choker turn from February 24th. - ©Lee Cohen
New Year's 2012 at Alta Ski Area with a couple of the original Collins Chairs from the '38/'39 season. - ©Lee Cohen

New Year's 2012 at Alta Ski Area with a couple of the original Collins Chairs from the '38/'39 season.
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New Year's 2012 at Alta Ski Area with a couple of the original Collins Chairs from the '38/'39 season. - ©Lee Cohen
Time to come up for some air before buttoning down the hatch for the next face shot. - ©Lee Cohen

Time to come up for some air before buttoning down the hatch for the next face shot.
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Time to come up for some air before buttoning down the hatch for the next face shot. - ©Lee Cohen
End of a day in late February. It was a good day to stick around, deep laps in Westward Ho and the sun popped in and out for the last hour. - ©Lee Cohen

End of a day in late February. It was a good day to stick around, deep laps in Westward Ho and the sun popped in and out for the last hour.
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End of a day in late February. It was a good day to stick around, deep laps in Westward Ho and the sun popped in and out for the last hour. - ©Lee Cohen
New Years Eve revelry. - ©Lee Cohen

New Years Eve revelry.
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New Years Eve revelry. - ©Lee Cohen
Lexi Dupont at Alta, Utah, cold temps in the morning, getting the snow while it was still really good. - ©Lee Cohen

Lexi Dupont at Alta, Utah, cold temps in the morning, getting the snow while it was still really good.
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Lexi Dupont at Alta, Utah, cold temps in the morning, getting the snow while it was still really good. - ©Lee Cohen
Another shot from Christmas day, Caroline Gleich itching to get an Alta facial. - ©Lee Cohen

Another shot from Christmas day, Caroline Gleich itching to get an Alta facial.
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Another shot from Christmas day, Caroline Gleich itching to get an Alta facial. - ©Lee Cohen
Lexi Dupont and Jacqui Edgerly hiking up out of Dry Fork after getting the goods in some of the Alta sidecountry. - ©Lee Cohen

Lexi Dupont and Jacqui Edgerly hiking up out of Dry Fork after getting the goods in some of the Alta sidecountry.
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Lexi Dupont and Jacqui Edgerly hiking up out of Dry Fork after getting the goods in some of the Alta sidecountry. - ©Lee Cohen
Sam Cohen at Alta, with the Dubsatch Collective in Westward Ho. - ©Lee Cohen

Sam Cohen at Alta, with the Dubsatch Collective in Westward Ho.
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Sam Cohen at Alta, with the Dubsatch Collective in Westward Ho. - ©Lee Cohen
Skiing with Patsy Marley back down to Albion Basin, a local sidecountry favorite. Great 40 minute hike to some of the best views down Little Cottonwood Canyon. - ©Lee Cohen

Skiing with Patsy Marley back down to Albion Basin, a local sidecountry favorite. Great 40 minute hike to some of the best views down Little Cottonwood Canyon.
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Skiing with Patsy Marley back down to Albion Basin, a local sidecountry favorite. Great 40 minute hike to some of the best views down Little Cottonwood Canyon. - ©Lee Cohen
Susie Howard's smile keeps the coffee drinkers coming back at Alta Java. Alta Java has been a part of Alta since 1993. - ©Lee Cohen

Susie Howard's smile keeps the coffee drinkers coming back at Alta Java. Alta Java has been a part of Alta since 1993.
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Susie Howard's smile keeps the coffee drinkers coming back at Alta Java. Alta Java has been a part of Alta since 1993. - ©Lee Cohen

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