Best Of: First Sign of the Apocalypse - Ski Mag

Best Of: First Sign of the Apocalypse


"We're in mourning, says Creighton Hart, of Alta. "This could mean the end of face shots at four. True, to Alta purists, replacing the Collins and Germania double chairs with a high-speed detachable quad is like eschewing communion wine in favor of a Big Gulp. But there's something about accessing Alta's 500 inches of annual powder eight minutes faster than before that makes some skiers question the handwringers. "Old-schoolers would just as soon have T-bars, says 10-year Alta vet Chris Pearson. "If they want the top one percent of the goods, they should go work for the resort.