Author Nick Como

Nick Como escaped the skyscrapers of NYC for the tall peaks of the Wasatch. Climber, skier, canyoneer, mountain biker, and lover of food. Just don’t think of offering him pizza with pineapple on it.

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The Best Fests in the West

6 Can’t-miss Summer Events + Adventures Summer means adventure: road trips, camping, concerts, bikes, hikes, boats. You name it; summer has it all. Heck, there’s even skiing into July this season (I’m looking at you Snowbird, Squaw, and Mammoth). I…

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The Best Booze & Brews in the Wasatch

What We’re Drinking This Winter The Best Booze & Brews in the Wasatch The Beehive State is far from dry—you’ve heard that superlative over and over, often times I’ve sung the same refrain. Now that we know we can get…

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Outdoor Family Affair

Raising Tomorrow’s Rippers, Shredders, and Climbers Think having kids means your adventuring days are over? Far from it. We talk to three families who still get after it—with their children along for the ride. Like Father, Like Son. Like Mother,…

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Trails and Tunes

Bike or Hike Within Earshot of Utah’s Best Summer Music Festivals Utah summers offer many blessings: endless singletrack biking trails, rivers and lakes to cool off in, high peaks to hike, and towers to climb in every corner of the…

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Becoming Spartan

A First Timer’s Experience Obstacle Course Racing I’m not a runner. It hurts my back, my ankles and my knees. Plus, I get bored. Give me a mountain bike and I’ll head 30 mph downhill on singletrack, thank you very…

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8 Iconic Winter Dinners Along the Wasatch

8 Iconic Winter Dinners Along the Wasatch Winter in Utah is a magical season, and while the holiday season gets all the attention, the final months of winter are ideal in my mind. Milder temps, more sunlight, and still plenty…

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Utah’s Best Autumn Mountain Bike Rides

6 Best Autumn Mountain Bike Rides in Utah The changing of the leaves: From late September to early November, late summer’s dusty bike trails transform into a kaleidoscope carpet of colors. Riding knobby tires over this multicolored landscape, kicking up…

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Biking & Beer in Boise

Idaho Summer Adventures Boise, Idaho: Just a five-hour trip from Salt Lake, this city doesn’t seem to be on the radar for many Utahns—but it should be. Boise looks a lot like Salt Lake City did about 20 years ago,…

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