How We Roll

How We Roll

Utah’s Olympic venues lend variety to your own winter games. By Geoff Griffin and Kathleen Curry There’s more than one way to enjoy winter. Sure, strapping boards to your feet and riding downhill on snow is very popular. It’s something Utah is even famous for....
Roam with a View Around  the Bend

Roam with a View Around the Bend

Exploring Leprechaun Canyon The idea of navigating one of Utah’s slot canyons has long terrified me. Even before the movie 127 Hours sent me over the edge (pun intended), my moderate claustrophobia and less than lithe shape (what if I get stuck?), kept me from going...
Climb, Shimmy, Jump and Slide

Climb, Shimmy, Jump and Slide

A winter’s visit to Utah slot canyons deliver physical challenge and mental reverie I remember the first time I visited the Utah desert. Mom and I were traveling to Georgia for my new job as a flight attendant and decided to make a road trip out of it. We arrived in...
Rocket Fuel

Rocket Fuel

Liquid refreshment to power your cold weather jaunts Get stoked with these get-yourself-outdoors items that are not quite personal rocket fuel, but close enough. Any ski-bum, festival goer, or 007 would love throwing some or all of these sporty items into a backpack,...
Why Be A Soul Skier?

Why Be A Soul Skier?

Only true powderhounds understand the need to chase their bliss My infatuation with Little Cottonwood Canyon began six years ago, when, after skiing and working in Park City, I sought more of a challenge. I turned my focus to the Wasatch Front, and to Alta Ski Area...
City Creeker

City Creeker

A little stretch of urban wilderness, City Creek Canyon’s winterscape should not be missed. But dress warmly The epic Western Jeremiah Johnson was released in 1972. Starring Robert Redford, it tells the tale of a solitary soldier heading off into the wilderness to be...