This story originally appeared on POWDER. Words by Matt Hansen. On Saturday, Caroline Gleich and a group of skiers took off on their skis in support of a place not known for its snowfall or steep vert. Gleich, Brody Leven, Forest Shearer,...Show More Summary
Caroline Gleich is considered Utah's most controversial skier. This name is unfortunately a product of a misogynistic ski culture. She is a social media star and model that can be seen on billboards throughout Utah. This has caused "haters"...Show More Summary
Caroline Gleich’s instagram feed is full of epic shots of the pro skier conquering the planet’s hardest lines. but in recent years, it was marred by an ugly shadow: anonymous bullies whose abusive comments left a wake of anxiety and doubt. Then Gleich spoke out about her tormenters—and realized she wasn’t the only adventure athlete being harassed online.
Gleich confronts tragedy, harassment to notch major accomplishment in Utah's high peaks.
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This spring, Gleich became the first woman to ski all of the Wasatch lines in a cult classic guidebook
For the past five years, I’ve been working on a personal project to ski all 90 lines listed in Andrew McLean’s The Chuting Gallery, a skiing-climbing guidebook for Utah’s Wasatch Range. To my knowledge, I am the fourth person and first woman to complete the project.
Do you know what happened in the mountains this week? Here’s a selection of backcountry news, articles, posts, videos, photos, and other cool things that we think you’d like to know about. Enjoy! Caroline Gleich Completes All 90 Steep...Show More Summary
The Chuting Gallery: A Guide To Steep Skiing In The Wasatch Mountains by Andrew McLean is the guidebook for steep skiing in Utah’s Wasatch. The legendary book shines the spotlight on 90 steep skiing lines handpicked by legendary ski mountaineer McLean. Show More Summary
Got some friends away this long weekend? Maybe you're jealous you're not skiing on some mountain in Vermont or Utah? We feel that. So get yourself booked for a quick ski vacay, like, ASAP! But wait: maybe you're a total newbie. Maybe you've skiied down a trail a few times, but envision yourself being awkward in ski boots and ultimately face-planting. Show More Summary