07. November 2018 · Comments Off on New Emoji decided upon by Ski Utah for Wasatch Winters; BREAKING NEWS!! · Categories: #usedtosnowsatchmtns, Blatant Utah tourism propaganda, Enduro as fucking fuck!, no snow in Ut, Real mtn life, where is the fuck weather?, winter is dead

Late Breaking News as PPPC VERIFIES that SKI Utah has indeed selected a new social media emoji to signify Wasatch winters.

AND HERE IT IS!;

Now everyone can say “Shitty Wasatch Winter” without actually swearing……

Get ready to burn some skis people!

The Editor,

PPPC

Even Though it was promised at least 6 months ago; The Old Man Benton Rain Calendar 2017/18 roll up is finally here!

Of course The OMB is not a trained meteorologist but in this time of heightened awareness of climate change/global warming, he feels his caustic opinion on how ski season is now a joke because it is 60f most of February is a needed resource to cut through ski resort marketing bullshit(like when Vail resorts has the “How Deep is it ” banner up on the Park city homepage a week after it actually last snowed and any trace of anything resembling pow has been packed into blue ice by soft tourists skiing sideways on triple rocker skis that are 190mm under foot…).

But enough complaining about the sorry excuse that now passes for winter here in the Wasatch and ONTO THE ROLL UP!!!!

Drum roll please……..In the 2017/18 season here in the Wasatch, it rained 18 days last season when it should have been snowing!

This comment from The OMB in early April/2018 sums it up pretty well; “Pretty sure I saw a PCMR ski Patrol this morning flicking rocks off Home Run with a Hockey Stick!”

Damn, can this situation be topped in 2019?

Only time will tell and do not forget that starting 11/18, the Rain calendar goes live and all the fun starts anew!!

Wow, I cant wait….

Get em tuned and burn a few if the snow is late!

The Editor/PPPC

P.S., gentle reader, here is a shot of the current snowpack here in PC;

Could somebody please remind Ullr;

Red Sky at night,
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Sailors Delight!
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And all we get is the sunset……

The winter that wasn’t continues here in the Usedtosnowsatch.

The editor,

PPPC

03. February 2018 · Comments Off on No Snow Snoquet/Agony of defeat; 2018 · Categories: #usedtosnowsatchmtns, no snow below 8, Real mtn life, where is the fuck weather?, winter is dead

A piss poor winter at best has led to mostly hybrid courts this season. There was only full “Snoquet” covereage for about 8 minugtes since Ullr switched his ass up to road biking rather than skiing pow or nordee glydn.

Oh well……

Winter is short; Play Snoquet!

The Editor,

PPPC

24. January 2018 · Comments Off on Winter lasted 48 hours in 2018 in the #usedtosnowsatch. · Categories: #usedtosnowsatchmtns, where is the fuck weather?

After a seeming eternity of bikini ski days, it finally snowed here in the #usedtosnowsatchmtns!

But Alas, gentle reader, the storm kind of sucked a big bag of dicks and that is according to an expert not some snowbro; King Weenie says the storm sucked bro

OF course we are extremely jaded here in the #usedtosnowsatchmtns and pretty much anything less than continuous 40 inch plus days at Alta or the Bird with no lift lines is a complete disaster.

So by the standards set by most modern, global warming enhanced, bikini winters, and as the view from the top secret PPPC snow stake shows; this storm was ok.

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Even down in the ditch known as Salt Lake City, winter can produce some amazing scenes;
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Scenes that make even the most trophy of PC trophy wives start asking about how many autographed prints will be available;
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While everyone was pretty stoked to get to actually wear our all mountain beanies, sweet/major label puffy jackets, and moon boots for a day and a half, official spring is just over a month away so any prolonged cold snaps are basically over.

Usually these types of winters are then never-ended by active cold patterns in late April and May that don’t do much more than delay the mountain bike season months after anyone gives a crap about skiing.

And so it goes; keep that bikini line waxed, gentle readers!

The EDITOR,

PPPC