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Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

Meet Rexchanger, a Utah Start-up Making Adventures More Accessible

By Abigail Bowé

July 18, 2019

  If you count yourself among the most dedicated of outdoor enthusiasts, you may likely resonate with the words of famed poet and ecologist Henry David Thoreau: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately." For University of Utah student Cara MacDonald, the drive to discover the...

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

By Hannah Keating

May 27, 2019

  As regional theater across the country close their traditional seasons, "summer stock" theaters open their performances to the public. Current third-year Department of Theatre student Laura Rizzo started rehearsals for the regional theater company Yellowstone Playhouse just after the end of...

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

Get Your Vitamin D Hiking in Utah this Summer

By Abigail Raasch

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 trails. So on the few days that you have off of work and your dreaded summer semester classes, be sur...

Get Your Gear at Outdoor Adventures

Get Your Gear at Outdoor Adventures

March 5, 2015

It’s a Friday, and your buddy wants to ski the Pfeifferhorn in the Wasatch Mountains. And he’s leaving tomorrow morning — with or without you. You really need to get out, but there’s one catch: You don’t have an ice axe, skis, a warm jacket, or any energy left after your sixth math midterm...

Find Solitude for $130 by Climbing in the West Desert

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, we have some options for escaping in a state that still has real wilderness. With its high winds...

Bryce Canyon: Dramatic Views and Winter Adventure

Bryce Canyon: Dramatic Views and Winter Adventure

December 11, 2014

  A forest of needle-shaped rock formations mixed with actual coniferous trees greets those approaching the Paunsaugunt Plateau in Bryce Canyon National Park. The park, which saw 1.3 million visitors last year, is well-known for having an exceptional concentration of sandstone structures. This makes the ...

Fly Fishing for Dummies

Fly Fishing for Dummies

September 6, 2014

I’m not about to proclaim that I’m an expert. I’ve caught a fair share of fish, but I still consider myself a novice. I have a lot to learn, but I thought I would share a few tips from my experience of getting into the sport. Luckily, I’ve had a great mentor and father-in-law who has shown me the rop...

Editor’s Note, Sept. 2014

Editor’s Note, Sept. 2014

September 6, 2014

  Fall is my favorite season. The days start getting a little shorter and the air a little cooler. I can’t wait for the leaves to start turning this year. There’s nothing quite like spending an autumn evening whipping flies on the river. That’s why this issue is all about angling. I’m pr...

Arches: Stuck in the Stone Age

Arches: Stuck in the Stone Age

August 6, 2014

We’ve all seen it. It’s on the license plates, the “Welcome” billboards, and the cheesy tourism commercials. It’s that famous sandstone formation that has become synonymous with this state: Delicate Arch. It’s basically the symbol of Utah. Delicate Arch lies in the beautiful red desert in t...

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

‘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 decided to ditch the vertical of rock climbing for the horizontal of paddling across the Great Salt La...

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