Friday, January 21, 2011

Devil's Castle is Heaven on Skis

Have you skied Devil's Castle at Alta? This account tells it like it is this season.

One of these is the famous Devil’s Castle at Alta Ski Resort. Accessed directly off of Sugarloaf chairlift, Devil’s Castle is only opened when the snow pack is deep and stable enough to safely cover the huge stretch of mountain. When the gates open, skiers shuffle across a short traverse to access an open bowl stretching 1,500 feet across. With hardly any trees and over 500 feet of open, steep, terrain, a run down “The Castle” has led many to utter the words, “best run of my life.” more

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