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The Guru Is Our Favorite Man on the Mountain

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Forty years ago, Dave Powers bought a one-way plane ticket to Salt Lake City, destined to be a skier. Now, “Guru” Dave, or “the Goo,” still hits the slopes at Snowbird Mountain Resort six days a week, averaging 130 days a year. For every day he skies, the Goo writes an unofficial snow report. His writing is entertaining and eccentric, embellished with terms that he coins (and that we hope will catch on). The filmmakers behind this video, part of The Locals Project, found the Goo with these directions—go say hi for us. You can follow The Locals Project on Facebook here and on Instagram here