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The grandeur of the Great Salt Lake stopped Brigham Young in his tracks and inspired John Muir to jump in for a swim. Yet now it’s in danger of disappearing, sucked dry by agriculture, climate change, and suburban lawns. Many Utahns would just as soon pave it, but as Bill Gifford learned during a yearlong exploration, there’s beauty and natural splendor here that deserves to live on.

We’ve got your next car-based ski vacation dialed, complete with worthy detours and the best powder stashes

President Biden just restored the national monument’s boundaries. Now it’s time for deeper healing and restorative justice for the region’s Indigenous people.

Kona? Out. St. George? In. Instead of the Big Island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, triathlon’s Big Show will take place in southwestern Utah.

The access gate atop the Ninety-Nine 90 chairlift offered some of the easiest access to sidecountry terrain, which the resort argued was a big part of the problem

Moab isn’t the only place to go. Explorer and professional skier Kalen Thorien shares her intel on how to find adventures off the beaten path.

Fifteen riders and five alternates have been selected to compete in the 20th year of the big-mountain freeride competition in Virgin, Utah

On a backpacking trip through Utah’s Buckskin Gulch with ultralight gear legend Glen Van Peski, our writer learns about the Crotch Pot, an Oscar-winning actor’s anti-snoring technique, and that there’s a whole lot of shit you don’t need when you’re on the trail 1,000 miles from home

A shortage of places to camp is hurting the environment and limiting diversity in the outdoors. But there are some innovative solutions on the table.

From Maine to Alaska, we’ve done all the research for you to camp in style while visiting America’s best idea this summer

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The wild canyons and mountains of southern Utah have been around for over 2.6 billion years, and we want to protect them for a few billion more. This effort is known as Forever Mighty.

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Expert recommendations for extended adventuring around each of southern Utah's Mighty 5 national parks

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Utah’s national parks are iconic, but they’re just the tip of the adventure iceberg

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Outdoor adventure is everywhere and southern Utah is making it accessible for all to experience

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Ready to dive into some of the most rich culture in the United States?

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Professional intel on the best crowd-free stargazing in one of the world's best night sky destinations

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