Sitting just outside of Capitol Reef National Park, this 11,000-foot peak offers views of the surrounding red canyons and desert-like region. In contrast, Boulder Mountain is heavily forested and home to more than 80 lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. With an average rainfall multiple inches more than the lower regions, the area makes for some surprisingly good fishing.
It’s hard enough to pack for yourself when you’re going on a ski vacation, but when you have to organize your entire family, it can be daunting. It doesn’t have to be that hard. Here’s how to pack for a Utah winter vacation without giving up before you get there.
Classes and instruction aren’t only for little kids and beginners. Investing in a little personal time with a ski instructor early on in your trip can not only help you improve your skills, but also give you valuable insight into the mountain, especially if it’s one that’s new to you.
Don’t just drive through this National Park. Instead, unlock the secret to Bryce Canyon’s wonders with a winter trek to its bottom where you will stroll below the impossibly slender hoodoos towering above and have it all to yourself.
If you dream of the possibility of hitting six resorts in one day or carving your own lines from snow-covered summits served by helicopters, then this listicle is made for you.
Our crew of eight mountain bikers were headed out on Canyonlands’ 100-mile White Rim Trail for three days and two nights. The only provisions available in the Island in the Sky backcountry are what you pack yourself. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your own trip.
Bicycling into Utah’s back-of-beyond is a great way to see the state, but it requires a different planning approach than a car-based trip. Here are some tips for an enjoyable, safe, fulfilling ride.
Prepare for a trip out into Utah's rugged red rock backcountry by learning as much as possible about the area before heading out. Stop by a ranger station to educate yourself and pick up necessary permits. Always practice good backcountry ethics and proper safety techniques for a safe and enjoyable adventure.
Along with hiking shoes, sun screen and water bottle, it helps to take along a vivid imagination and a real sense of adventure when heading for Moab, Utah. Moab is, after all, not your typical retreat. Known for big adrenaline, Moab also offers a diverse range of activities to appeal to almost any age and level of adventure.
Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails more your style? Or maybe, it’s somewhere in the middle where you’d like to snowshoe through a peaceful forest for 30-minutes, connecting with the Zen of nature. All these options are available close to the city, in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains.