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.

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Rescheduled Runs

Rescheduled Runs: Fall Races to Start Training for Now The 2020 racing season is unlike any other. Whether you’d planned to check the Boston Marathon off your bucket list or were ready to run the Salt Lake Marathon, COVID-19 put…

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The Best New Gear for Summer

18 Fresh Picks for Your Next Run or Ride Whether you run or ride your bike, count on this new, tested gear to help you power through the miles. While these items are available online, consider shopping local and supporting…

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From the Editor – Keeper 2020

It’s so good to be back. All of us at Outdoor Sports Guide hope you’ve stayed safe and healthy during our publishing pause, and we’re so grateful for your continued support during these uncertain times. As we planned our 21st…


Gear of the Year – Snowboarding

Snowboard Buyer’s Guide Ready to update your ski or snowboard gear? Late winter is prime time to buy. Why? Sales! Find great deals on current season gear from our favorite makers. If you’re shopping for new ski boots, check out…

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Winter Camping 101

5 Essential Tips For First Timers Bundled up deep in a sleeping bag, I can see my breath against the orange tent walls. Our campsite: a frozen lake, deep in northern Canada’s Limberlost Forest. While I’ve overnighted in an ice…

Resort Report

The Best Utah Ski Resort Clinics & Events

Looking to improve your ski skills or celebrate spring? Check out these upcoming skiing and snowboarding events and workshops at Utah’s ski resorts. These listings are accurate as of press time, but we’ll continue adding events to our website as…

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From the Editor – Late Winter 2020

FROM THE EDITOR Forget Christmas. In Utah, Februburied was the most wonderful time of the year. I, for one, am not complaining about this season’s historic snowfall, and even winter haters can get stoked on the incredible river rafting season…

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Utah Spring Skiing Guide (And Closing Dates)

The time for corn snow, goggle tans, and ski shenanigans is here, and all the fun makes it worth riding even if the pow is gone. While skiers and snowboarders love the longer days, sunshine, and warmer temps of spring…


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…

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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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