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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

A snowboarder at Alta, Utah after the first snow of the ski season on Oct. 23, 2022. (Photo by Sophie Felici | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Sports x Wasatch: The Situation in Little Cottonwood Canyon

By Max Valva, Sports Writer January 10, 2023

  Located in the Wasatch Mountain Range, Little Cottonwood Canyon is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Utah. Known to locals as an adventurer’s playground, the canyon...

Emily Pitsch, co-founder of Students for the Wasatch, presents during the event in the Union Theater on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2022. (Photo by Amen Koutowogbe | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Students for the Wasatch Hold Event to Discuss Solutions to Traffic Congestion in Little Cottonwood Canyon

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer September 23, 2022

  On Sept. 21, the University of Utah student-led group Students for the Wasatch held a public discussion about the potential construction of a gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon. In August,...

The traffic snake shows itself as skiers and snowboarders try to drive up Little Cottonwood Canyon on a snow day on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Linnabary: Powerful Action from Students for the Wasatch

By Ian Linnabary, Opinion Writer April 4, 2022

  If you're reading this, it's safe to say you live on the Wasatch front, or at least know someone who does. One thing that makes living on the Wasatch front so desirable is its easy access to...

A sign brought by University of Utah students in favor of better solutions for Little Cottonwood canyon at the Capitol building in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Student-Led Group Advocates for ‘Common Sense’ Solutions to Little Cottonwood Traffic Issues

By Carlene Coombs, News Editor February 13, 2022

  At the steps of the Utah State Capitol, University of Utah students and Salt Lake Valley residents gathered next to a blue electric bus advocating against the proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood...

Jamie McDonald reads a book by Little Cottonwood Creek in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah on Sept. 5, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Forth: Gondolas Will Ruin Little Cottonwood Canyon

By Kate Forth, Opinion Writer September 7, 2021

  Little Cottonwood Canyon’s winding roads, majestic mountains, mighty pines and pristine lakes make it a prime location for outdoor recreation. Seeing the wildflowers bloom in the summer,...