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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

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My First Time Skiing

February 4, 2015

Winter and I have never really gotten along. When I was 15, I spent about three months in and out of emergency rooms after crashing a snowmobile. I’m still not sure what happened, like seriously,...

(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...

(Tommy Barker) Staff writer Taylor Dickinson heads out on the Great Salt Lake for his first time kayaking.

‘My First Time’ Kayaking: An Oar to the Shore

August 6, 2014

I never spent a lot of time in the water. I’m a terrible swimmer. Yet I found myself traveling to Antelope Island with my two climbing buddies, Tommy and Cortney, to try our hand at kayaking. We’d...