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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…

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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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Paddle Power

Places and Tips for Local River Running By Sean Zimmerman-Wall “Water is the driving force of all nature.” Leonardo da Vinci Photo Credit: “Mud in your Eye”- University of Utah Outdoor Recreation Program- Cataract Canyon When John Wesley Powell set…

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What to Expect on Guided River Rafting Trips

By Kamron Wixom Pack your duffel, strap on your sandals then kick back with a professional river outfitter. Moab, Utah is home to many such outfitters ready to take you into the backcountry with everything you’ll need for a multi-day rafting adventure.…

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Getting Started in Cycle Racing

Even beginner-level cycle racing is a demanding and exciting experience. Photo Credit: James Newman, jamesnewmanphoto.com Maybe you’ve been inspired by watching Lance Armstrong and Mark Cavendish conquering the Pyrenees in their quest for the yellow jersey. Or maybe you’ve signed…

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Green Gear Guide

By Jenny Willden When it comes to gear, green is the new black. Companies in the outdoor industry are following the trend and pushing to go green and help the planet by following sustainable practices and using recycled materials. Join…

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Local Recycling Guide

By Bill Novak Utah has progressed in the past decade, when it comes to recycling. Gone are the days when everything is thrown in the trash. With curbside, residential recycling programs happening throughout the valley, Utahns have the opportunity to…

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Snowboarding in Utah

An Adolescent Sport Grows up by Josh Scheuerman Snowboarding began with an uncertain birth, grew to an aggressive youth and matured to become a mainstream winter and Olympic sport. Although the first snowboard was not created in Utah, this state…

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