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Inversion Diversions

Where to Escape the Smog for a Day or a Weekend Most “dirty words” are four letters. Except one, at least to Salt Lakers: inversion. In an inversion, a dense layer of cold air is “stuck” under a layer of…

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Adventuring at The Lodge at Glendorn

A Luxury Forest Retreat in Northwest Pennsylvania A mist lingers on the brook as the sun begins peaking over the tree-covered hills. I cast the line again into the slow moving water. Immediately, there’s a tug on the line, “A fish!…

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Hoodoo Holdoff (Not) Climbing Ancient Art

(Not) Climbing Ancient Art We stood in the parking lot at the base of the Fisher Towers early in the morning of our big ascent day and stared at the fecund clouds in the sky. Raindrops peppered the dusty ground.…

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Toes-to-Nose Travel Gear, Summer ’15

[Note: These reviews are my own observations after having tried each of these items on several trips over a period of anywhere up to 8 months.] Versatility is a virtue, and that’s as true for travelers as it is for the…

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Utah’s Highway 12, Revisited (3 of 3)

A Family Journey Through Utah’s Color Country Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Part 3: A Tropical Setting This is the third in a three-part series about Highway 12 in Utah. Click the links above to access the…

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Utah’s Highway 12, Revisited (2 of 3)

A Family Journey Through Utah’s Color Country Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Part 2: Enchanting Escalante This is the second in a three-part series about Highway 12 in Utah. Click the links above to access the other…

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Utah’s Highway 12, Revisited (1 of 3)

A Family Journey Through Utah’s Color Country Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 “That bird just pooped in my ice cream!” I lifted my gaze and half muttered, “Huh?” as a tiny shadow flitted up and out of sight. My…

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Pumps, Bumps, and Rollers: Mountain Biking in Fruita

We didn’t make it to our campsite in the 18-Road Trail system until after dark. Howls of joy echoed through the campgrounds as we hammered in the tent stakes. The Book Cliffs campground is nestled among the stacked looping trail…

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Wild Wyoming

Exploring Flaming Gorge Country’s Past and Present Wyoming: It’s the nation’s least populous state and is known for its wide-open spaces and steadfast, pioneering spirit. Though it’s home to well known destinations like Jackson and Yellowstone, much of its beauty…