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Posts for May, 2013

Life Elevating Stories: May 31 Edition

Posted on May 30, 2013 9:27PM by Jay Kinghorn

Friday Round Up: Life Elevating Stories, May 31 Edition Our office is all about life elevating experiences, people and stories. That's the beauty of travel, adventure and exploration--they take you ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

From Crisis Comes Opportunity / The Beauty of Utah in Motion

Posted on May 22, 2013 10:29AM by Ben Dodds

There was no indication, not the slightest inkling of the storm that was brewing in my brain. I arrived at work on a very usual, sunny fall morning, sat down at my desk, turned on my computer, and ...
Author: Ben Dodds

 

Ben Dodds, an official Utah of Tourism blogger, can often be found exploring and recreating in Utah's wild places with his two young boys, Maxwell and David.

 

Moab's Underdog Ride: Amasa Back

Posted on May 10, 2013 9:30AM by Jay Kinghorn

When mountain bikers think of Moab, the first trails that come to mind are Slickrock and Porcupine Rim. For good reason. These trails are spectacular. Slickrock's unique sandstone playground is ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

The Stansbury Island Experience

Posted on May 7, 2013 6:41AM by Jay Kinghorn

The dry grasses rustled noisily around my ankles as the smell of salt, earth and desert mingled in the breeze. Below, the Great Salt Lake reflected hues of turquoise and deep blue as a lone pickup ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

Destinations-Helper, Utah

Posted on April 30, 2013 11:00AM by Jay Kinghorn

A friend once remarked that the richness of one's travel experiences is inversely proportional to the speed at which one travels. Planes and interstates are great for getting somewhere quickly, but ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.