Author Rachael Hodson

Rachael Hodson followed her love of skiing from Washington to Utah. Entrenched in the ski industry for more than 18 years, she worked as a tech rep for Atomic, a ski instructor at both Alta Ski Area and Solitude Ski Resort, and was a freeskiing competitor and action sports model before turning to writing. Rachael currently makes her home at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon with her husband and two sons, Noah, 11, and Isaac, 8.

Travel Tongy Grove in Logan Canyon

When in Cache Valley …

Summer Shenanigans in Logan Visiting Cache Valley is in some ways like coming home. Although I’ve never lived here, gone to school here, or spent more than a few days here, my roots are firmly planted in Logan’s rich soil.…

Travel Scenic Powder Skiing

Powder Mountain

A Mom-and-Pop Resort Grows Up Over a hundred years ago, a sheep herder from Grand Targhee, Wyoming began buying property around Eden, Utah for his livestock. As the years went by, he acquired a considerable amount of land, much of…


9 Breathtaking High Uinta Hikes and Overnight Trips

I first discovered the Uinta National Forest in my early twenties. Since then, the area’s isolated wildness has resonated with a place deep within my soul. One of the few mountain ranges in America that runs east to west, the…

Resort Report Alta Resort

Resort Report Winter 2013

Ski Resort Dining By Rachael Hodson and Jenny Willden Alta They did away with the curly fries at the Goldminer’s Daughter, but when you want something more than soup and burgers, the GD Slopeside Cafe at the base of Collins…


Teach Your Kids to Ski

(Without Going Crazy) 11 Tips to Make It Easier Taking your kids skiing means one of two things, you’re either going to have a super fun day bonding with your child (not likely) or you’re going to lose your…

People Landon William Adams

Utah’s Little Rippers

Utah produces its fair share of pro skiers and boarders, so it’s no surprise that our little ones are stepping up their game in hopes of hanging with the big boys and girls. We thought it would be fun to…

Cycling iBike Dash Cycling Computer

iBike Dash Cycling Computer

It’s hard to sort through the never-ending technological options that greet us in every magazine, with every click of a mouse and in the onslaught of media which fuels our need for more, more, more. Athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, however,…


Skier Gear

Girls: Smith Holt Park Helmet Don’t be mistaken for one of the guys. Rip it up in this bright pink helmet. Your head will be protected as well as your bank account. Designed to wear with a thin beanie underneath,…

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