One hundred and fifty years ago a one-armed Civil War veteran set off with nine mountain men on a scientific expedition to map one of the last blank spaces left on the U.S. map: The Green and Colorado rivers. Much of the river remains wild today. Follow Powell's journey here.
The Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway provides the perfectly packaged road trip for the dinosaur enthusiasts to the outdoor adventurer. Utah attractions along the diamond-shaped loop brim with stunning geologic formations and world-renowned archeological and cultural sites.
Does a broken neck and paralysis put an end to an active outdoor life? Not when you adapt thinking, methods and equipment. See how it’s working for this former ski instructor.
It's said that southwestern Utah offers the highest concentration of slot canyons in the world. While many are remote and highly technical, well-prepared visitors can hike right into some of them. But for the best experience, consider a stay in Kanab where you can book a guide to introduce you to these geological wonders.
Mountain bikers make the trek to the rugged and remote Gooseberry Mesa for its desert vistas and fun slickrock singletrack. Most of the trail system caters to moderate to advanced riders. If it's your first time, area guides can show you the best routes. Watch the video.
May 10, 2019 marks "Spike 150," the 150th anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad, a groundbreaking feat of American ingenuity and determination. Travel west of Brigham City, Utah, to follow author Tim Sullivan as he traces the history of this remote route along the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake.
Fully unplug on a return trip down the Green River through the remote Desolation Canyon. Along the way, read as the author navigates a few friends through tricky rapids and pauses on stillwater and at night to appreciate the beauty, stillness and solitude of desert wilderness. It's a 100-mile journey for dedicated adventurers, but it comes with real healing power.
The phrase “tight lines” applies to more than skiing. Anglers are also fond of the saying and often utter the words as a farewell greeting of good luck. Sundance Mountain Resort offers visitors a chance to say it in both capacities.
The best way to explore the vast wild expanses of Canyonlands National Park's Needles district is on foot. A well-prepared and properly equipped adventurer will find plenty of places to go hiking, backpacking and exploring in this rugged and remote section of the park.
Opportunities for wellness and adventure abound in Southwestern Utah's Red Rock Country. Gaze at the night sky instead of a screen, hike trails, watch wildlife, embrace nature, and explore within yourself.