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Adventures

An Overview of What Your Favorite Ski Resorts Are Doing for the Environment

ALTA SKI RESORT Maura is the Sustainability Coordinator for Alta Ski Resort. Maura was a sort of guru in the Wasatch resorts, paving a sustainability road...

Pushing Peaks- Mount Superior.

Mount Superior is a well known peak in Little Cottonwood canyon that tops out just above 11,000 feet in elevation, and towers above the canyon...

Throwback Gear

Skiing really is much older than most think. There are ancient drawings of humans skiing great distances to follow and hunt herds of reindeer...

Opportunities For An Unconventional Spring Break

Spring break for college students almost always gets a bad rap as a time for undergrads to wreak havoc on beach towns across the...

Six questions with Steph Davis

Steph Davis is a professional rock climber, free-soloer, BASE-jumper and more. She's written the books Learning to Fly and High Infatuation. She answered six...

Follow Us Along

U Student Goes for Her PhD in Through Hiking: Caroline Himbert Hikes Thousands of...

On May 3rd, Caroline Himbert, a third year PhD student in Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah, boarded a plane for Tucson,...

National Parks History

There are currently 58 national parks established in our country, and Utah is the proud home to five of them. These parks are known...

Meet the Crimson Outing Club, the Newest Outdoor Adventures Club On Campus

Ever wanted to backpack into the Uintas or learn to kayak?   Most students do, but few know how to get there. The Crimson Outing Club...

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...

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...

Destinations

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Environment

Salt Lake City’s 2030 Olympic Bid

Last December, Salt Lake City won the bid from the United States Olympic Committee to be the next host city for the Winter Olympics....

From Silver to White Gold; How Skiing Came to be in the Wasatch

Skiing has held its place as the centerpiece of the Wasatch mountains for quite some time. Thousands of people come from all over the...

Wasatch Eats: High Performance Food “Back In the Good Ole’ Days”

In today's world, we are spoiled with vast opportunities and inventions that exist to make spending time in the outdoors a little more comfortable....

A (Very Brief) History of Camp Cooking & Snacks

A (Very Brief) History of Camp Cooking & Snacks Basic survival skills are labeled basic for a reason. An individual needs shelter, water, and food...

The Reclamation of Glen Canyon and the American West

Glen Canyon is a striking series of canyons carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. The Colorado River once flowed freely, until 1963,...