One of Cascade Designs' most promising new technologies is the Smart Electrochlorinator (SE200), a water treatment system that runs on a 12-volt car battery and uses salt to create a chlorine solution in just five minutes, which then can treat 55 gallons of water.
The competition wall, designed by Walltopia sits 55-feet above the Utah Olympic Park freestyle aerial training pool. The women’s route was 5.13a and the men’s was 5.13d. Route setters included Spain’s deep water solo master Miguel Riera, Spanish sport climber Dani Andrada and Utah’s Steven Jeffrey.
I never knew what would happen from one minute to the next. That’s why I wouldn’t look at the map until the morning of the ride. I would just pick a few places on route that stirred my curiosity. Maybe the town had an interesting name like Sisters, Oregon, or perhaps it was a place I wanted to visit again like Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Projections for the 2014 summer, which includes May through October, are that occupancy will be up four percent and revenues are expected to post a 6.9 percent gain compared to last summer. This tops the all-time summer record high in mountain destinations that was set last summer.