How-To

Guide to Discount Ski Tickets

Living along the Wasatch during the winter season can feel particularly incapacitating.The typically accessible trails...

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How to: sharpen your knives

It’s always good to have a sharp knife. The better condition your knife is in, the easier it is to work with....

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How to: Stay Dry

Spring-like, 60 degree days in February and March are absolutely beautiful. Don’t be fooled by the sunlight,...

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Back to Basics

Back-coun-try ski-ing: (adjective) A. the kind of skiing where you don’t have to keep behind ropes or bounds of the...

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How to: Tie a bowline

One of the most useful knots you can learn to tie is the bowline, a knot in which the loop does not slip.  As my dad...

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How to: Select a Ski Boot

When Harry Potter is preparing for Hogwarts, the big-ticket item he buys is a wand— an extraordinary instrument that...

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How To: Purify Water

The most appealing aspect of backpacking is undoubtedly the remoteness. Few things are better than entertaining the...

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How to: sleep warm in the winter

Dragging yourself into the snow and away from the cozy confines of your heated home can be difficult. However, for...

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Retort Cooking Meals

Early morning sunrises are best enjoyed with a warm cup of coffee and … oatmeal? Ugh, not again. There are only so...

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How to: Not fall into a frozen lake

Chances are, if you’re outside this winter, you’ll encounter a frozen body of water. Here are a few items you...

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How to: Start snowshoeing

Utah is known for its wide range of hiking opportunities up and down the Wasatch Front, and these don’t disappear in...

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How to: Winterize Your Bicycle

Winter is fast approaching here in the Salt Lake Valley, and if you are like the large number of college students whose...

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How to: Plan a trip

The phrase “rollercoaster of emotions” doesn’t take on its full meaning until you arrive at an entirely...

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Fighting the Winter Blues

Green summer leaves are now burnt orange, covering the ground. Temperatures are dropping and people are pulling boots...

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How to: Survive a Winter Adventure

November is here and the cold of winter is right on its heels. For adventurers brave enough to take on the snow and...

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How to: Pack a backpack

It seems like an easy task — I mean, you’ve been loading up your pack and trudging off to school every day since...

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Dress for Your Adventure

As the crisp autumn breeze blows in along the Wasatch, nature lovers will be in search of their fall layering formula....

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