‘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