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Adventure Photo of 3 climbers on Via Ferrata
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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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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…