‘It is the way it is because of the fire,’ Megan Dingman advises, overlooking a moderate swath of blackened, snow-blanketed Utah forest.
She knits her eyebrows and purses her lips in a facial expression you could call “sincere,” appearing to evaluate her statement.
Then she breaks into a smile and launches into take two.
It can be justifiably hard to find a positive take in the often-heartbreaking modern reality of wildfires. But when life gives you alpine hills with little low growth to speak of, and snow, you ski it.
Watch Dingman and the crew make the most of the situation.
Runtime: 7 minutes