Outdoors

More Kid-friendly Hikes for Summer

When your kids start pestering you about being bored this summer, just tell them to take a hike. Then pack some Kind bars, water bottles and bug spray, and get everyone in...

6 Family Hikes for Summer

You still haven’t taken the family hiking, have you? Well, you still have time before the kids are back in school and you can hear yourself think. So, lace up those Timberlands,...

Beginner’s Guide to Utah Caving

Welcome to the Utah underground. Exploring the wonders of the subterranean realm can be a thrilling experience. Here are some tips exploring Utah caves.

The Origin Story of Utah’s Land Preservation Movement

How a movie star, a cowgirl and a multigenerational ranching family helped ignite land preservation in Utah

Ironman Grit Takes to Greater Zion + 4 Utah Triathletes to Watch

If there’s ever a time for Utahns to be Ironman fans, it’s right now. In a landmark first, the Ironman World Championships jumps from Kona, Hawaii to St. George on May 7. Thousands...

Saving Our National Parks Could Save Us, Too

Love for national parks is one of the few things that unites most Americans. Even the bitterly partisan U.S. Senate recently agreed on a resolution designating the week of April 16 through...

National Park Week: What You Need To Know

How to make the most of Utah’s National Parks during National Park Week

Outdoor Retailer Show Returning to Salt Lake City

After a five-year hiatus, the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show is returning to Salt Lake City in 2023 in spite of Utah officials’ ongoing attacks of two national monuments in the state....

Snowbird Gets New Wings with Updated Tram Cabins

Snowbird’s Aerial Tram—quite possibly the most iconic ski lift in the country—is getting a major upgrade. The resort is updating the venerable old boats with new tram cabins, after the originals have...

Is Human-made Snow the Future of Utah Ski Resorts?

Is human-made snow the future of Utah ski resorts? The questionable sustainability of snowmaking.

With Olympics in Full Swing, Park City Feels at Center of Games

As it does each four years, the Winter Olympics has seized our attention as the world’s best athletes take to the snow and ice. Even with the 2022 games taking place far...

Skiing on a Dime

Experience the "Greatest Snow on Earth" without breaking the bank There is no better way to experience Utah winter than on a pair of skis. But, let’s be real, it can be so...

Freestyle World Cup Comes to Deer Valley Ahead of 2022 Olympics

Watching professional mogul skiers in action is truly something to behold. Their legs fire like pistons and knees launch into the chest as they careen down steep courses, yet their upper bodies...

Snowbird Kicks Off 50th Year Amid Rough Start to Utah Ski Season

It’s a little drier and warmer out there than Utahns are used to at the beginning of December. Instead of gazing at majestic mountains bathed in a fresh coating of powder, people...

Live it Up With an Early Season Ski Trip

There’s a familiar grating sound ski and snowboard edges make as they cut into early season snow. The surface—typically a mixture of manmade flakes and what’s charitably referred to as “frozen granular”—may...

How To: Utah Ski Resort Parking 2021-22

Oh, how I wish there weren’t a need for this article. Alas, as the ski industry rapidly adopts the airline model of “always monetize everything, always,” the simple act of getting to...
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