Wasatch in the Winter: Ogden Basecamp

The Wasatch Mountains are the heart and soul and backbone of Salt Lake City. This rugged range forms the backdrop for our cities. We look up every day and watch with anticipation...

Three Fall Hikes Near Salt Lake City

Take a gander at the mountainsides around Salt Lake City and you’ll see the reds and yellows starting to pop, which means only one thing: leaf peeping season is officially here! As...

Three Must-See Destinations in Southeast Idaho

For most of the two-plus decades that I have called Utah home, my consideration for Idaho really didn’t extend much beyond its most famous ski area, the posh Sun Valley Resort, and...

Sending it Into Middle Age: Falling in Love with Climbing at 50

"Um…I don’t know if I can get up there.” I run my hands over the smooth, granite expanse in front of me for what feels like the tenth time, scanning for something—anything—to...

Wasatch in the Winter: Park City Basecamp

The Wasatch Mountains are the heart and soul and backbone of Salt Lake City. This rugged range forms the backdrop for our cities. We look up every day and watch with anticipation...

Our Favorite Ski Resorts in Salt Lake

Your arrival in Salt Lake puts you in the only winter destination in North America that offers skiers and snowboarders four world-class resorts just minutes away from metropolitan accommodations and amenities. Brighton Ski...

Is The Subway Hike Worth It? Hiking Zion National Park’s Most Exclusive Trail

Left Fork Trailhead in Zion National Park is the start of the Subway “bottom-up” route, a 9-mile trek through Zion Wilderness Area to a stunning natural wonder (the eponymous “Subway”) that is...

Deer Valley Reaches Agreement to Operate Mayflower Mountain Resort

The Buck just got bigger. Deer Valley Resort, its owner Alterra, and EXTELL Development (the owner of the burgeoning Mayflower Mountain Resort) have reached an agreement to have Deer Valley operate Mayflower...

Satire: Praying for Water in Utah

The world will never let Utah Governor Spencer Cox live down his June 2021 plea to Utahns to pray for rain and snow. But, in Utah, we understand—if the need is dire...

Three Southeastern Idaho Summertime Must-Dos

For most of the two-plus decades that I have called Utah home, my consideration for Idaho really didn’t extend much beyond its most famous ski area, the posh Sun Valley Resort, and...

Top 3 Drive-In Theater Spots in Utah

Movies are kind of a thing here in Utah but with all the mega plush movie theaters we think not enough drive-in theaters are getting the proper attention they deserve. Here's three...

How to Prepare for the Annular Eclipse in Southern Utah this October

This year, October is bringing more than candy and insensitive costumes. An annular solar eclipse is set to occur on Saturday, Oct. 14th and will pass through seven states and thirty national...

What to Drink On Your Outdoor Adventure

In the Black Forest of Germany, one can walk the Schnapsbrunnenweg, the “schnapps fountain trail,” on which hikers can find ten magical wells filled with bottles of homemade spirits, made for them...

18 Utah Chefs and Bartenders Travel to Oaxaca in Search of ‘Green Gold’

We sent our writer, Avrey Evans, on a journey to Oaxaca, Mexico with 18 other Utah bartenders and chefs searching for ‘Green Gold’—the agave at the root of a 400-year-old agricultural tradition...

New National Monument Permanently Protects Tribal Interests From New Uranium Mining

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden designated a new national monument near the Grand Canyon, on the border of Arizona and Utah. The new monument is made to permanently protect the land, which...

Audience, Take Your Seats: The Perseid Meteor Shower is About to Begin

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...