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Posts for January, 2014

"Expert Witness" Craig Gordon, Utah Avalanche Center

Posted on January 22, 2014 2:40PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

With the Olympics getting underway and fresh powder hitting Utah's mountains, we know you'll be inspired to get out and play.

Spend a moment getting to know snow expert and Utah outdoor enthusiast Craig Gordon of the Utah Avalanche Center.

Gordon's "Know Before You Go" education program and love for Utah snow shows how a little backcountry knowledge goes a long way and even if you stick to Utah's resorts, you get The Greatest Snow on Earth®. Are you ready to hit the powder?

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Experience Utah State Parks in Winter

Posted on January 21, 2014 1:47PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

"Stop & Chat"

Take a few minutes with Fred Hayes, director of Utah State Parks, and get to know a little about the myriad winter outdoor opportunities spread across Utah's 43 state parks. Of course, state parks have plenty more up their sleeves with great new programs launching in several parks this summer.

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

National Park Free Admission Day on Monday, January 20

Posted on January 16, 2014 11:18AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by connecting with the powerful landscapes at Utah's Mighty 5™ national parks. It's free admission on Monday, and with a layer or two of extra clothing, should be a perfect day for a red rock hike and picnic.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Hiking, Kayaking, Ice Fishing & More Winter Fun in Utah's State Parks

Posted on January 3, 2014 9:40AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Nine destinations to add to your life list: from hiking Antelope Island to ice fishing the Wasatch Back, Utah's state parks offer a wide range of winter activities.

First Day Hikes in five of Utah's state parks kicked off 2014 the right way and four state park reservoirs are hosting an ice-fishing tournament.

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+