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  1. Find a Quick Mountain Bike Ride at Memory Grove Park

    Salt Lake City's Memory Grove Park features 12 miles of great off-road riding just 1.5 miles from the Salt Palace Convention Center.

  2. American Fork Canyon: A Sport Climber’s Dream

    American Fork Canyon houses some of the best limestone slabs around, in addition to all of the camping and backpacking you can find there.

  3. Hangover Breakfast at Park Cafe

    Salt Lake City's Park Cafe

  4. Hiking the Second Highest Peak in the Wasatch: Mt. Timpanogos

    Hiking to the top of Mt. Timpanogos, the second highest peak in the Wasatch Range, is a memorable trip just an hour from Salt Lake City.

  5. Granite Climbing at its Finest on Kermit’s Wall

    Beat the heat with some slabby granite climbing for breakfast at Kermit’s Wall in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

  6. Neff’s Canyon: A Dog-Friendly Destination on the Edge of the Wilderness

    Neff’s Canyon is a dog-friendly hiking option that’s a short drive from downtown Salt Lake City and filled with water and impressive views.

  7. Ferguson Canyon: A Climbing Paradise in the Summer

    Ferguson Canyon is a summer climbing paradise full of shade, water, and granite walls to enjoy trad, sport, and top-rope climbs.

  8. 3 Perfect Places to Play Mountain Disc Golf in Utah

    Mountain disc golf in Utah is quickly becoming a supremely popular pastime. Here's where to go for your favorite new summer activity.

  9. 4 Fun and Easy Backpacking Trips in the Wasatch Mountains

    These four fun and easy backpacking trips in the Wasatch Mountains are minimal mileage and maximum refreshment for a weekend in the wilderness.

  10. Best Salt Lake City Trails for Spring Excursions

    While we wait for the high Wasatch and Uinta trails to melt out, check out the best Salt Lake City trails for spring hikes.

  11. Activities Galore at Utah Ski Resorts in Summer

    What's there to do at Utah ski resorts in summer? A lot. Here's a quick overview of the best ways our resorts make use of summer.

  12. Skiing the Steeps: Pro Tips from Noah Howell

    Catching up with local pro Noah Howell for tips on skiing the steepest spring slopes in the Wasatch.

  13. Spotlight: Wasatch Indoor Bike Park

    After opening in September 2014, the Wasatch Indoor Bike Park has given mountain bikers and freestylers in the area the chance to come together year-round in a centralized hub for all their riding pleasures.

  14. 5 Awesome End of Ski Season Parties in Utah

    A friendly guide to the finest end of ski season parties in Utah, from shenanigans on the slopes to costumed revelry in parking lots.

  15. Must-Do Spring Trail Races in Utah

    Utah is a mecca of prime trail running, and these spring trail races in Utah are must-do's as the weather warms up.

  16. Spring Skiing Checklist: Are You Ready?

    Powder hounds may resist, but spring is coming to our fair ski resorts. Here's a spring skiing checklist to make sure you're set.

  17. An Inside Look at the Park City Cycling Loops

    While outsiders might not know it, locals know that the Park City cycling scene is one of the best around. Here's an inside look at two of its favorite loops.

  18. The Best Parks in Salt Lake City to Enjoy a Run

    Road running on city streets isn't that much fun. Here is a guide to the best parks in Salt Lake City, all of which are perfect for escaping the pavement.

  19. Flying High: How to Learn Awesome Ski Tricks (Hint: Start Indoors)

    A chat with a coach at Snogression Salt Lake City, an indoor ski and snowboard training facility, shares how to learn awesome ski tricks.

  20. The Best Dog Friendly Hikes in Salt Lake City

    Feel like exploring the outdoors with Fido? Check out these dog friendly hikes in Salt Lake City.

  21. A Quick and Dirty Guide to the Best Park City Terrain Parks

    If your a powder hound with a special appetite for freestyle fun, the Park City Terrain Parks have your back, and we've got your guide.

  22. 3 Salt Lake City Trail Runs Perfect for Winter

    From the Bonneville Shoreline to the steep trails of Lake Blanche, here are some of the best Salt Lake City trail runs perfect for winter.

  23. An Insider's Guide to Mountain Biking in Fruita

    Mountain biking in Fruita means miles of twisty, flowy singletrack trails, which wind around the campsite, plus gorgeous desert sunsets.

  24. Fat Biking Around Salt Lake City: Where the Rubber Meets the Snow

    Mountain bike season used to end in autumn, but no more. Here's the rundown on how to take advantage of fat biking around Salt Lake City.

  25. Trail Running in Salt Lake When Spring Comes Early

    When powder plays hard to get, trail running in Salt Lake offers bonus springtime trail running. Here are a few favorites.

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