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Bears Ears National Monument

What to Know Before You Go The news is abuzz with Bears Ears lately. The Bears Ears National Monument was declared in December 2016, and since then has garnered both applause and criticism. The current boundaries of the monument are…

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Great Explorations – Adventures in Yellowstone National Park

Adventures in Yellowstone National Park In 1872, expedition and geological survey leaders—who had experienced the splendor of the Yellowstone area and recognized its inestimable value—persuaded President Ulysses S. Grant and members of Congress to establish Yellowstone as the world’s first…

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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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A Red Rock Weekend in St. George

Girlfriend Getaways at Red Mountain Resort A classic girls’ trip means plenty of poolside lounging, pampering, and even the occasional pillow fight. But if you want to get more out of your getaway, take your lady squad to St. George…


Review: Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB

Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB ($20, Seattle Sports) What does Spaceballs, the 1980’s sci-fi spoof, have to do with the Glostick? I’m glad you asked. Let’s just say, not much. Still, Dark Helmet would be impressed. Or maybe not, actually. (Ahem! If…


Review: Relief Bed By Thermarest

Relief Bed ($99-$149, Cause marketing. It’s been around since the 1970’s, but in the last decade or so, it’s picked up steam. The surge in cause marketing seems especially notable in the outdoor industry, where companies often look for…


Review: The Scrubba Wash Bag

The Scrubba Wash Bag ( $50, When camping or traveling, convenient laundry options can be limited. Sure, I’ve washed my share of clothes by jumping in a river or cold mountain lake. And I’ve stepped fully-clothed into plenty of hotel showers or…

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New Mexico’s High Desert Riding

Mountain Biking in Santa Fe Santa Fe is the kind of place you might imagine when you think of the American Southwest. Coyote fences surround the distinctive Pueblo Revival-style buildings adorned with hanging red chile garlands. It’s the oldest state…

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Visit 5 Utah National Parks in One Week

Highlights in Utah National Parks for Adventurers & Families By Aaron Lovell Happy Birthday, National Park Service! The United States’ first national parks are older than 100 years, but the Park Service itself began in August 1916. And there’s no better…

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Napa Uncorked!

Adventuring in Napa Wine Country by Kayak, Bike, and On Foot Vineyards, rolling hills, and America’s best wines. That’s all I knew about Napa before traveling to California’s famed wine country this spring, but once there I found there’s much more…