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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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…

Adventure A woman and man biking on a trail in Boise Idaho
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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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Uinta Winter Three Ways

Snowshoeing, Backcountry Skiing, and Yurting Await in Utah’s “Other” Mountain Range Wasatch too crowded? While there are actually plenty of wilderness and opportunities for solitude just beyond the popular trailheads and resort areas, locals seem to forget the options in…

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Where to Bike After Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness

Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Bike Ban Alternate Rides There’s a saying about mountain biking in Idaho: “If you’re not pushing your bike, you’re not mountain biking.” From my experience, I wholeheartedly agree. Riding the trails in and around the Sawtooths, White Clouds,…

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The Custom Bike Experience From Fezzari

Reinventing the Wheel, Two Wheels at a Time An old adage says there’s no sense in reinventing the wheel. But—for Utah County-based Fezzari Bicycles—rethinking how two-wheeled travel is built and purchased has turned their company into a powerhouse bike manufacturer.…

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Inversion Diversions

Where to Escape the Smog for a Day or a Weekend Most “dirty words” are four letters. Except one, at least to Salt Lakers: inversion. In an inversion, a dense layer of cold air is “stuck” under a layer of…

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Skiing Green

How Utah is Keeping Winter Cool Let’s face the facts: skiing, by its nature is tough on the environment. Unless your name is Brody Leven, and you are willing to hop a train, then ride a bike to a backcountry…

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AVALANCHE Aware

Stay on the Snow and out of Trouble “I think we drop in here,” said my ski buddy as we traversed several gullies away from the top of the Snowbasin Tram. “Yeah, maybe,” I hesitantly offered. The storm clouds were…

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Winter Canyoneering in Southern Utah

Early winter in Utah is a magical time, as the first few hundred of inches of fluffy snow begin to pile up on the slopes in the Wasatch and powder days become a top priority. Oft forgotten, however, are the…