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Members of the Womens Outdoor Leadership Initiative study a map in Buckhorn Wash, Utah. (Courtesy Katie Wehrly)

Women’s Outdoor Leadership Initiative Offers Space for Women in Outdoor Recreation

By Allison Stuart, News Writer September 15, 2022

  Historically, outdoor sports and recreation have been dominated by men, and University of Utah student Emma Taylor experienced her fair share of disadvantages as a female member of a backpacking...

(Courtesy Pexels)

‘Mountain Revelations’ and Beyond: Increasing BIPOC Representation in the Outdoor Industry

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer December 3, 2021

  According to National Geographic, national parks in the United States remained officially segregated until 1945, when a bulletin decreed the end of segregation, though unofficial discriminatory...

Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronical)

Barron: Stay Home from National Parks this Summer

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer June 3, 2020

  During winter break, my family and I planned a trip to Yosemite for late July. We booked an Airbnb, discussed how to split up the drive and I set a reminder in my calendar to apply for a hiking...


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

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer 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...

 MTP Student Laura Rizzo

MTP Student Laura Rizzo in Idaho Summer Stock Theater

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor 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...

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 Kiffer Creveling)

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:...

(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 by Conor Barry)

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...

(Photo by Conor Barry)

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...

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