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Fall Backpacking in Utah’s Mountains

The dog days of summer have drawn to a close, and Utah’s mountains are waiting for their first dose of snow. Now’s the perfect time to head to the hills for a backpacking getaway. You’ll miss out on crowds and…

Rafting Enjoying the beautiful and surreal river landscapes near the bottom of Split Mountain.

Agua Blanca

River Running in the West The mighty Colorado River is a muddy vein of silt-rich water that tumbles precipitously out from the mountains of Colorado, through the arid deserts of Utah, into the endless labyrinth of canyons in Arizona and…

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Kick Up Some Dirt!

Your Go-To Guide for Local Mountain Biking By Jonathan Cracroft It doesn’t get too much greener than this! Mountain biking is a clean, efficient and sustainable way to get around. Plus, exploring Utah’s cities, foothills, deserts and mountains by bike…

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Let the Games Begin: Utah Summer Games

Compete in your favorite sport—or try out a new one—at the 25th annual Utah Summer Games. All through the summer months, Utah plays host to dozens of marathons, cycling races and other competitions. But whether you’re a serious athlete or…

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Snowcamping? ‘S No Problem!

GEAR ESSENTIALS FOR WINTER CAMPING When I was a kid, I wanted to build an igloo and live in it. I thought perhaps I would have some penguin pals and maybe there would be a friendly polar bear family in…


The Lowdown on Resort Parks

The parks of the Wasatch are as varied as the peaks that surround them. Each resort offers freestyle terrain features of different skill levels to accommodate a wide range of riders.


Riding the Wasatch Resort Parks

Ski and Snowboard Tips for Wasatch Resort Parks By Sean Zimmerman-Wall When you mention Utah to most people, images of chest deep powder and sickeningly steep lines usually comes to mind. However, nestled in the Wasatch’s most popular resorts, is…

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Beyond The Boundaries

A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry skiing & riding Since the early 1900s, when people began sliding around on skis for fun instead of transportation, people have come to Utah to find some of the best skiing on Earth. The steep…


From Mountain To Mat: Yoga for Outdoor Athletes

When you hear the word “yoga,” your first thought may be of a roomful of blissed-out, chanting devotees. But as a growing number of serious athletes are discovering, this ancient practice can help strengthen muscles and build skills valuable for…

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Backpacking in Havasu Falls

The Grand Canyon is an expansive, beautiful place with many wonders to explore, one of its best being the Havasupai Tribe’s land near the south rim. This area is home to the Native American Havasupai Tribe, the Grand Canyon’s only…

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