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Rats On Cats

  • Rats On Cats
  • Rats On Cats
  • Rats On Cats
  • Rats On Cats
  • Rats On Cats

When I got the call from Brandon Ott at Ski Utah about cat skiing, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. Skiing...with cats? Interesting. I knew squirells could waterski, and dogs could skateboard...but cats? I had to see this for myself.

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I arrived at Timberline lodge around 8:00am. No sign of cats. I headed inside the lodge to investigate furrrthur.

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Lots of cool retro signage. Crazy cat left on the left furrr sure. i'm getting warmer.

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I had about an hour wait until the rest of the gang arrived, so I helped myself to some potatoes and mock-cobra sauce. Not too shabby. The breakfast burritos looked amazing. 

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Riding up the lift with Ski/Ride Utah as well as Powder Mountain President Gregg Greer & Marketing man Pat Lundin. The ideal tour guides for an epic bluebird pow day.

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Waiting for the cat to arrive. 'He must be a good skiier;' I thought to myself, '...a brave kitty indeed.'

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Ohhh ok, I get it now. Gregg Greer pawses at the top of Lighting Ridge, scoping potential lines. 

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Another view of the ridge. Plenty of powder to go around, no need to panic! shredding ensued...

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Man that was fun!

 


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My first taste of fresh Utah powder was purrrfect. I never want to leave meow. Oh yeah, this cat operation doesn't break the bank. One Lightning Ridge cat ride only costs $18. A big thanks to Powder Mountain for making it all happen, but I must return to the parks. See you next time!





-Park Rat Tom

2 comments

Yvonne Batal's picture
Yvonne Batal posted 2 years ago

Just spent 3 days on the cat w GUIDE named BO!
He was the best, everyone should book him in advance...
Amazing 3 day guide adventure w my
Daughter in the back country!

snowboarding's picture
snowboarding posted 2 years ago

looks like great snowboarding there!


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