Citing Utah's record on public lands, dozens of outdoor brands released a statement today protesting Outdoor Retailer's potential move to Salt Lake City
Europe has always had something America doesn’t: an Alpine ski route connecting a network of full-service, premium lodges. That’s about to change, as San Juan Mountain Guides in Ouray, Colorado, launches the ultimate hut-to-hut tour in a stunning setting. We sent Devon O’Neil to check it out.
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.
The interstate competition for Outdoor Retailer's next contract is heating up
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
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.
Expert recommendations for extended adventuring around each of southern Utah's Mighty 5 national parks
Utah’s national parks are iconic, but they’re just the tip of the adventure iceberg
Outdoor adventure is everywhere and southern Utah is making it accessible for all to experience
Ready to dive into some of the most rich culture in the United States?
Professional intel on the best crowd-free stargazing in one of the world's best night sky destinations
Whether you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime splurge or a cozy canvas tent minutes from Lake Powell, there’s something for everyone at these newly opened stays
It provides climbing and descending performance in equal parts
A climber who installed routes over federally protected Native carvings has ignited a controversy online, death threats included
Permits, education, and increased fees are all on the table as possible solutions
From cabins to cliff dwellings, here's where to post up close to two of southern Utah's best national parks
The online retailer will expand the size of its physical retail footprint with two new shops in Utah and Colorado
Union members at Stevens Pass and Park City Mountain Resort want better wages and working conditions but say their parent company has dragged its feet in negotiations. If they still can't get to the bargaining table, could a strike shut down the two ski areas?
These 11 beloved destinations make for ideal cold-weather trips, from soaking in hot springs at Big Bend to cross-country skiing at Rocky Mountain
After a challenging summer and fall, we're all wondering what the ski season has in store. Don't worry: resorts are working hard to open and ensure a safe experience for everyone, and there are plenty of other ways to delight in the white stuff. Here's the lowdown.
Pitch a tent on these beach or desert campgrounds
Kyle Burgess was on a trail run when he came upon a protective mama mountain lion. Using his phone, he filmed her as she escorted him away from her cubs for six terrifying minutes. He had no idea he’d just shot internet gold.
Armenians and Turks have a long and hostile history that includes a genocide. On a cross-country journey in 2006, two young cyclists formed a bond that bridged this fraught past.
This hybrid survival-outdoor store opened its doors in the middle of a global pandemic. The timing might have been perfect.
Between coronavirus and the national push for social justice, the world has changed—and the outdoor industry along with it. Focusing solely on retail doesn’t cut it anymore.
From far-flung mesas to rainy weather, our travel columnist managed to avoid the bustle at one of the Utah's most popular hiking destinations. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 15th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.
Seek out slot canyons and sandstone cliffs at this lesser known park in Utah. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 12th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.
Some bucket-list adventures require securing a wilderness permit months or even years out. Here’s how to book the most coveted ones in the country.
Electric vehicles are becoming popular among the environmentally conscious, but are they realistic for road trips to more remote destinations? I took my Tesla to Utah to find out.
'This Land' profiles runner Faith Briggs as she traverses 150 miles through three national monuments
With his leg stuck and temperatures dropping, one hiker thought he'd never get out of a remote Utah canyon alive
As red-rock meccas like Moab, Zion, and Arches become overrun with visitors, our writer wonders if Utah's celebrated Mighty Five ad campaign worked too well—and who gets to decide when a destination is "at capacity."
With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.
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Of Utah's five national parks, Zion stands out for its geological wonders, a place where water and sand meet to form arguably the most dramatic landscape in the country. Here's our primer on how to see it all, from big hits like Zion Canyon and the Narrows to the gems many visitors overlook.
Why the new crop of state recreation offices are about more than just outdoor sports
The six most doable ski descents in North America, according to pro skier Cody Townsend and ski mountaineer Noah Howell
A few of our favorite adventure photographers share the behind-the-scenes tales of their legendary pictures
The inability of western states to track water usage is exacerbating the region's drought crisis
Outdoor athletes have plenty of influence on Instagram. Protect Our Winters wants to wield it in the halls of Congress.