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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The students in the photo are Abe kimball and Owen Macmillan. (Courtesy of Matthew Haberman, associate instructor of Health and Kinesiology)

Emergency Medical Services Class Focuses on Wilderness Medicine and Rescue

By Allison Stuart, News Writer January 4, 2023

  The Emergency Medical Services emphasis within the College of Health holds many emergency medicine courses, including one class called "Advanced High-Angle Rescue Techniques and Theory," which...

Bozeman, MT - Anker-Lowe family hiking Alex Lowe Peak in Montana. (Credit: Lowe Anker Family)

National Geographic’s ‘Torn’ Documents a Family’s Loss and Explores Their Recovery

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor January 9, 2022

  National Geographic's latest documentary “Torn” is an intimate look into the life left behind by the “world’s greatest climber” Alex Lowe after his tragic death in an avalanche. In...

Adams Canyon Trail Waterfall. (Photo by Fiona Thomas)

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer May 19, 2019

  Pleasant Salt Lake City weather is giving everybody the motivation needed to search for outdoor activities. It's lucky we have within our reach several moderate, yet fulfilling, hikes and walking...

(Photo by Tommy Barker)

Adventure Requires Mental Fitness

April 8, 2015

There’s a scale that people use when recreating to describe the amount of pain that will accompany their fun. Type 1 describes activities that are awesome in the moment and enjoyable to think about...

(Daily Utah Chronicle archive photo)

Student Climbed Union Building in 1983, Fell to the Ground

April 7, 2015

The Daily Utah Chronicle published an article in October 1983 about a young man named James Brimley who tried to scale the Union building by himself and without the assistance of a safety rope. Brimley,...

(Photo by Derek Edwards)

Find Solitude for $130 by Climbing in the West Desert

March 5, 2015

Sometimes vacations call for real solitude. You want “getting away” to mean something different than heading to a resort or hotel filled with other tourists. Luckily for those of us living in Utah,...

(Photo Courtesy of Tommy Barker)

My First Time Mountaineering

December 11, 2014

  The wind burned my lips. Snow blurred out the peak, and the guides waiting at the end of the trail weren’t all that visible either. For a moment, it was easy to imagine myself alone — just...

(Photo by Jameson Clifton)

Indoor Climbing for Winter Recreation

December 11, 2014

  When I first started rock climbing, I had no idea what I was doing. My friend and I decided one day that we needed a new hobby, so we went out and bought some shoes, a couple of harnesses, a rope,...

(Photo by Derek Edwards)

Bouldering on a Budget

October 8, 2014

  A bouldering mecca sits just three hours south of Salt Lake City. Joe’s Valley is nestled in the hills immediately west of the sleepy town of Orangeville and contains a high concentration of...

(Photo Courtesy of Jonathan Vickers)

Out of the Gym, Onto the Rocks

September 6, 2014

  The Salt Lake Craggin’ Classic, taking place Sept. 6 to 7, aims to prove Alta is for more than just skiers. This year marks the second annual climbers event, put on by the American Alpine Club...