Outdoors

Park City Alters Backcountry Access Policies After Avalanches

If the skull and crossbones weren’t ominous enough, the all caps “YOU CAN DIE” was meant to be. The warning—printed on the orange gate separating avalanche-controlled terrain within Park City Mountain boundaries...

Wasatch Mountain Film Festival to Host Live November Screenings

The Wasatch Mountain Film Festival (WMFF) will host in-person screenings of an incredible variety of outdoor films throughout November. The six multi-film events, which will all be held at the fantastic Clubhouse...

Antelope Island Prepares for Bison Roundup

In 1845, John C. Fremont and Kit Carson stumbled across an island inhabited with numerous pronghorn antelope, which resulted in them naming the land Antelope Island. The funny thing? Today, the island...

Gear Legends: Stars of the Utah Outdoor Industry

Over the years, Utah has become an outdoor industry hub, acting as mission control while providing pristine backdrops that bring gear to life with the ultimate field test—from backcountry boots to climbing...

Gear Legends: Niche Snowboards

Even though Kirsten Kolter and Ana Van Pelt met while working for a company to develop a new type of horse harness—Kolter in product development and Van Pelt in design—neither of them...

Gear Legends: Fezzari Bicycles

Chris Washburn remembers a singular, clarifying moment that led to the birth of his company, Fezzari Bicycles. With degrees in both business and law from Brigham Young University, he seemed destined for...

Gear Legends: Cotopaxi

Davis Smith says his formative years growing up in various parts of Latin America cemented his dream to balance profit with purpose. “I’d see kids on the street without clothes and without...

Gear Legends: KÜHL

When a teenaged Kevin Boyle left his home in Pennsylvania to chase after Utah’s powdery slopes, he says he was reborn. “You gotta do what you love,” he says simply—and he did....

Utah Local Ethan Nell Vying for Top Spot at Rampage

Southern Utah often is often described as having a Martian landscape. Certainly, the hues evoke such comparison, but there’s also an unfamiliar quality to the red dirt and rock for many who...

Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Monument Protections Restored, For Now

President Joe Biden is restoring the boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments at a signing ceremony on Friday. The two national monuments in Utah will to back to their...

7 Utah Hot Springs to Beat the Cold

For ski bums, dropping temperatures mean one thing—the countdown to ski season can officially begin. For others, though, it can be tempting to stay inside and hibernate all winter long. While it’s...

Utah Ski Resorts Announce Improvements for 2021-22

The winter season is fast approaching, and resorts throughout Utah are busy announcing all the things they’ve improved to make skier experiences better and their snow even more Greatest-er on Earth. The...

Leaf Peeping Adventures Near Salt Lake City

Do you feel that? The morning air carries just a hint of chill, and the crisp sunset temperatures last night had your reaching for a flannel out of necessity, not vanity. Fall...

It’s Not Too Late to See Stunning Perseid Meteor Shower

From our vantage point at Dinosaur National Monument, lying on the ground and staring up at a sky crowded with stars—seriously, an overwhelming number of stars—streaks of green, white, gold and blue...

The Pandemic-Driven Bike Boom in Utah Won’t Bust

The breeze flowing through my helmet vents reminds me that not everything was bad during those decidedly not-halcyon days of pandemic past. Many things, of course, were indeed quite awful, but not...

Utah’s Nathaniel Coleman Wins Silver in Climbing’s Olympic Debut

Utah local Nathaniel Coleman won the silver medal in the sport climbing combined event at the Tokyo Olympics. The Murray High School graduate won the bouldering portion of the competition, a result...
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