Friday, December 14, 2018

Adventures

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...

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...

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...

Destinations

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...

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

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...
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7 ways to Travel and Recreate Sustainably

Summer is slowly winding down, which marks a turning point of tourist migration in Utah. In 2017, Arches National Park received 1,539,028 visitors, while...

1976 vs. Now: What do you do with no snow?

Winter here in Utah is a very exciting time. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and there are plenty of ways to...

Transmission: The Hidden Voice of the Ancients

An interpersonal connection with nature and the surrounding world has remained fundamental to the human experience for time immemorial. Through sight, sound, and touch,...