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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Adventures

Jax Mariash on her Method to Madness as a World Class Ultra Runner

  Who runs the world? Girls. Literally. And specifically: Jax Mariash, a world-class runner and stage race athlete. Jax didn’t just arrive to where she is...

Hell’s Backbone Grill and Farm

Boulder, Utah: population 240. Ever heard of it? It’s one of Utah’s best-kept gems. This tiny town, in the heart of the desert, is...

Wasatch Eats: Friendsgiving

A four-day weekend stands out in a college student's calendar months in advance thanks to a seemingly never-ending semester. For some students, Thanksgiving break...

Cliff Bars and Climbing: An Interview with Nikki McGee

I had the chance to sit down with Nikki McGee before she went down to Austin Boulderfest with her non-profit, Elevated Mountain Guides. I...

A Hidden Mountain Bike Gem: I Street Bike Park

Most people know that there is great mountain biking near Salt Lake City, but few know about the incredible riding spots wedged into the...

Follow Us Along

Emery County Lands Bill

The Emery County Public Lands Management Act is a bill proposed by Senator Orrin Hatch and Representative John Curtis. It aims to redistribute the...

Fall’s Many Meanings

Fall can mean many things to many people. For outdoor enthusiasts who like to soak up as much summer as possible, fall means the...

Everett Ruess: Long Lost in Escalante

One of Utah’s greatest mysteries is the sudden disappearance of a young adventurer named Everett Ruess. In the 1930’s, Ruess left his home and...

The Lorax of Timpanogos: Ben Woolsey

At 76 years old, Ben Woolsey plans to hike Mount Timpanogos for the thousandth time this summer. Currently known as “that guy,” Woolsey has 45...

Simple Campfire Safety Tips for Fall

Simple Campfire Safety Tips for Fall If you haven’t noticed, Salt Lake City has turned into Smog Lake City. This problem is caused by an...

Destinations

Girl Power: The Importance of All-Women Trips

Nothing beats adventures with lots of people and few limitations, but every once in a while it can be fun to mix up the...

Tips to Survive Backpacking

The trip started off with high hopes. My two best friends and I hopped in my truck and drove up to Yellowstone to start...

Gadgets, Gear, and the Great Outdoors

On the early morning of July 15th, 1993, a group of eight started the approach towards Kolob canyon in Zion National Park. The third...

Lamb’s Knoll Tremors

45 feet looks more like 4500 feet when you are standing at the top of it. I was halfway down the slot canyon in Lamb’s...

Follow us Along: Amethyst Lake

Getting Stoked: Amethyst Lake in the High Uintas Wilderness is a place that you should add to your bucket list.  If you were born in...

The Environment

Wildfires: “Roadless Areas” or Human Error?

There is a little-known policy, the “Roadless Rule”, that has recently come under attack by Governor Herbert. This policy protects “roadless areas”, which make...

The Importance of Protecting Utah Watersheds

Utah’s sprawling wilderness grants access for adventure-seekers to some of North America’s most beautiful landscapes. However, not all lands are meant to be trekked...

Food: Nature’s Greatest Partnership

How do you connect with the outdoors? Your likely answer is probably through activities like hiking, camping, skiing, climbing, and biking. But have you...

Leave No Trace: Outdoor Ethics in the Digital Age

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is “a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it...

The Most Dangerous Things in the Outdoors

From an outsider’s perspective, adventure sports may seem like a wildly high-risk hobby. Even the most experienced athletes keep the possibility of a disaster...