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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…

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Exploring Antelope Island

The Great Salt Lake’s Undiscovered Recreation Oasis To Wasatch Front commuters, the Great Salt Lake is a reflective shimmer west of the freeway. To some, the lake is more a particular smell when the wind blows just right. But for…

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Inversion Escape to Grand Junction

5 Ways to Spend a Winter Weekend in Grand Junction, Colorado Salt Lake City’s winter inversion got you down? Escape the city for a weekend in Western Colorado’s biggest city, Grand Junction, Colorado. Home to Colorado’s Wine Country, its National…

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Après Ski Adventures

5 Must-Visit Ski Resort Lounges If you only go to the resorts to play in the powder, you’re missing out. Utah’s ski and snowboard resorts have much more to offer than lift rides and snowy slopes. Each resort’s unique atmosphere…


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…

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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,…


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: WIN Detergent

Death and taxes get all the credit. What about laundry? WIN Detergent ( $11, If you wear clothes–and I hope you do–then laundry is a part of your life. Laundromats, laundry rooms, washtubs and clotheslines in the backyard; somehow,…

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Adventures of a Via Ferrata Virgin

Overcoming Fear on Telluride’s Via Ferrata “Take deep breaths, in through your nose, out through your mouth,” our San Juan Outdoor Adventures Guide, Chris Murray, is coaching me as I stand frozen and shaking, clipped into a cliffside hundreds of…

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5 Utah Hot Springs to Warm Up in This Winter

Got a chill in your bones? Warm up with an invigorating soak in one of Utah’s most unique and appealing hot springs. Mystic Hot Springs Location: 475 East 100 North in Monroe. 175 miles from SLC. Directions: Take Exit 188…

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