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A letter from our President

Dear DPS Community,    The ski season is almost upon us and the anticipation is growing everywhere. Mountain areas here in the Western U.S. have already received significant snowfall at higher elevations. Some resorts in the Wasatch Range have recorded as much as 80 inches (2 meters) of snow...

Event: DPS and UAC Avalanche Safety Mixer.

Join DPS and the Utah Avalanche Center at the new DPS Industry Headquarters Friday October 8th 5:30pm - 8:00pm for an evening of stoke, education, and fun. When: October 8, 2021. Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm, doors open at 5:00 pm. Where: DPS HQ (Industry Building) 650 South 500 West. Refreshments ...

The Will To Innovate

  A wood planer whines at an increasingly higher pitch, quickly removing the rough skin of a long rectangular piece of paulownia. Timber-scented dust rises from the well-used machine, illuminated by a shaft of evening light shining through a partially opened doorway in the heart of Salt Lake’s in...

Remembering 'Sun Dog'

 As told by Santiago Guzman   During the austral winter of 2014, ‘Sun Dog’ was filmed in the snow-capped peaks that overlook Bariloche, Argentina. Refugio Frey, which serves as the only protection from the ravaging winds of the high alpine environment, draws wanderers of all sorts to its door...