Author Jenny Willden

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.


Where to Ski When You’re Not Skiing Utah

4 Destinations to Visit This Winter Utahns know the Beehive State is America’s top ski destination, but that doesn’t mean we don’t ski other slopes from time to time. Thanks to reciprocal resort benefits on many season passes, it’s easier…

Letter From the Editor

From the Editor – Winter 2019-20

Welcome to winter! With Utah’s ski resorts open for the season and fresh snow blanketing the ground, there’s no better time to brace the cold. While we love skiing Utah’s slopes best, season passes with multi-resort access make visiting others…

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America’s Best Trail Running Destinations

Trail running is booming around America, and while Utah is a mecca for runnable trails, this activity is also a wonderful way to explore new destinations. Whether you’re planning a vacation or looking for somewhere new to run this year,…

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Guide to Utah Ski Resort Holiday Events

Our Guide to Utah Ski Resort Holiday Events and Santa Skiing ‘Tis the season—for skiing. Celebrate with Utah ski resort holiday events on the slopes with our definitive guide to free Santa skiing, torchlight parades, Saint Nick visits, and New…

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Best Utah Races to Kick Off the New Year

3 Utah New Year Races to Get You Motivated Stick to your fitness resolutions by ending the current year and kicking off the new year with these New Year’s Utah races. Choose from a midnight dash and New Year’s Day…

Featured Events

Celebrate Winter at SHRED Fest in Salt Lake City

Milosport Presents SLC Shred Fest 4.0 November 8-9, 2019 Who knew that SHRED Fest is actually an acronym?  Standing for S-preading H-ome-grown R-ecreation E-ntertainment D-iversity, SHRED Fest is an outdoor ski and snowboarding-focused event is coming to Salt Lake City for the third year…

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Utah Ski Resort Opening Dates

When do Utah ski resorts open for 2019-20 season? Utah’s ski resorts are now open or opening soon for the 2019-2020 season. These Utah ski resort opening dates are valid as of press time, but if we get a monster…


Guide to Utah Turkey Trots & Thanksgiving Races

Did you know that Thanksgiving Day is the most popular day to race of the whole year? That’s right, Turkey Trots are growing across the nation with everyone from competitive runners to families joining in on pre-feast dashes. If you’re…

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Run for Beer: Ogden Pub Runners

Ogden Pub Runners Pair Libations with Fitness Photos by Heather Bird Photography Some things are better together: peas and carrots, peanut butter and jelly, chips and salsa, running and beer. Ok, that last combo may be lesser known, but its…

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Editor’s Note – Fall 2019

FROM THE EDITOR Fall is my favorite time of year in Utah. So much so that I got married in Midway this September! Unfortunately for my wedding date, the fall colors weren’t yet popping like in previous years. But good…

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