Adventures

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...

Hi! I’m New

Hi, I’m New. A beginner’s guide to anything outdoors Hello newcomers! Welcome to “Hi, I’m New,” Wasatch Magazine’s newest column! My name is Annie and I’m definitely...

The Paradox of Adventure Sports: High-Risk, High-Reward, High-Five

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” - Edward...

Wasatch Eats: Pretty Bird Chicken, Salt Lake City

Wasatch Eats: Pretty Bird Chicken, Salt Lake City Many people forget that you don’t have to drive all the way to the Uintahs or down...

A Dream Hike: Mt. Timpanogos

One mountain peak that stands above most in the Wasatch front is Mt. Timpanogos, also referred to as Timp. Technically speaking, it is the...

Destinations

Peak Bagging Dos & Don’ts

“I’ve made the mistakes so you don’t have to,” Jason Stevenson, writer of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Backpacking and Hiking, said. We’ve all...

Epic Picnicking

Growing up in Utah really helps you to appreciate the outdoors and the incredible opportunities just past your doorstep. The possibilities for travel within...

Your Bucket List is Wrong

Everytime I unlock my phone and click that little, pinkish-purple, camera shaped app, I’m bombarded by stoke. Pictures of The North Face expedition team...

Weed Outbreaks and Why You Should Care

Last fall, while taking a homework break to hike around the Bonneville Shoreline trail, I ran into two guys bent over ahead of me....

Hiking with a Furry Loved One

As much as my dog loves lounging around the house, Phillip also needs an open field or dirt to frolic about in with his...

The Environment

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,...

Bears Ears in Retrospect

The southeastern corner of Utah has seen numerous changes over the past year as Bears Ears National Monument was first established and successively shrunk....

Improving Air Quality

We all know what winter in Utah is like. Crowds will travel from all over to see the lights at Temple Square, thousands of...

SUWA Pushes to Protect Wilderness

It’s obvious why many born in Utah stay here, and those who come often stay: our public lands. Our state may house a number...