HIBERNATE HA!

HIBERNATE HA!

Doomed to wear fat pants all winter and hide behind bulky cardigans? Winter waistline sabotaging isn’t just avoiding treadmill monotony, it has a chemical base. During the darker months, we combat a serotonin drop and melatonin spike, leaving us to crave more carbs...
STANDING THE TEST OF TIME

STANDING THE TEST OF TIME

A winter’s sojourn to the ancient towers of Hovenweep reward with scenery and solitude. About 700 years ago, ancestors of the Hopi and Zuni and other Puebloan groups of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado abandoned their high-desert homeland and began a...
Backcountry Chef

Backcountry Chef

Spice up your holiday meals with grilled wild duck poppers Utah hunters rarely serve their own turkeys at Thanksgiving: State regulations limit hunting season for gobblers to the spring for habitat conservation and biological reasons. So, unless I’ve carefully packed...
Why I Scuba in Landlocked Utah

Why I Scuba in Landlocked Utah

Only in Utah can you enjoy year-round warm-water diving—in a limestone crater, no less. Utah may boast numerous outdoor options, including skiing, climbing, mountain and road biking, river rafting, kayaking, and ATV riding. But, is that really enough? Apparently not...
KEEPING THE FLAME

KEEPING THE FLAME

You helped pay for them. Now it’s time to take advantage of what these world-class Olympic venues have to offer. While some cities have since wondered whether hosting the Olympic Games was worth the expense and effort, Salt Lake City looks back on the 2002 Olympic...