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  1. Insider's Guide to Resort Skiing at Brighton

    Here's a local guide to the best skiing at Brighton Resort, one of the country's earliest ski spots.

  2. Insider's Guide to the Après Ski Lifestyle at Solitude

    The Après ski lifestyle at Solitude is pretty memorable, featuring a quaint ski village with lots of diverse dining and drinking options.

  3. Insider's Guide to Sidecountry Skiing at Solitude

    Sidecountry skiing at Solitude is a joy to behold. There's almost always fresh turns to be had and always a new nook or cranny to lay soft turns into.

  4. Go With the Snow: Winter Trail Running in Salt Lake

    When the cold rolls in, there's no need to confine yourself to the treadmill. Bundle up and get in some winter trail running in Salt Lake.

  5. In Step with the Salt Lake City Track Club

    How a Salt Lake City track club is helping runners motivate and train to do their best year-round, while having a little fun along the way

  6. Go-To Cross-Country Ski Spots Near Salt Lake City

    A beginner-friendly overview of cross-country ski spots in Salt Lake City's local mountains. Cross-country (XC) skiing is a great winter cardio.

  7. Beth Lopez: Determination and Dedication

    Beth Lopez is a runner who has overcome injury -- and some bad luck -- to thrive in Salt Lake's running community.

  8. Northern Utah Avalanche Courses for Beginners

    Why avalanche safety education is critical for every backcountry enthusiast, and some of the best Utah avalanche courses out there.

  9. Q&A with Salt Lake City Runner Beth Lopez

    RootsRated asked Beth Lopez about her running ambitions, what she finds challenging about the sport and what her future goals are.

  10. Mount Timpanogos: Utah County's Towering Summit

    Mount Timpanogos via the Timpooneke Trail is a beautiful and popular hike that dominates Utah County, certainly worth visiting if you're a hiking enthusiast.

  11. Don't Be a Jerk: SLC Shop is the Friendliest in Town

    Jerk's Bike Shop is a charming shop in Murray that will not only ease that intimidation when buying a new bike, but they'll do it in a very friendly manner.

  12. 3 Kid-Friendly Hikes in the Salt Lake Valley

    Salt Lake City is full of wonderful hikes in the area, and RootsRated is bringing you the three best kid-friendly adventures perfect for the whole family.

  13. Mountain Thrills at Snowbird in the Summer

    Best known for skiing, don’t overlook the summer adventures at Snowbird. From the Mountain Coaster to the Mountain Flyer, to the ropes, Snowbird has it all.

  14. Deer Valley Resort Mountain Biking

    Deer Valley Resort has lift-served, single-track mountain biking during the summer months where mountain bikers from around the world go to

  15. Momentum Climbing: SLC's Newest, Largest Climbing Gym

    Momentum Millcreek is the newest, largest and most comprehensive indoor climbing gym in Utah. Located on 3173 East 3300 South in the Canyon Rim shopping area near IME and REI, this behemoth of a climbing gym boasts 25,000 square-feet of climbing ter...

  16. Cotopaxi: SLC-Based Outdoor Gear Company Gives Back

    Cotopaxi Salt Lake City outdoor gear company giving back humanitarian

  17. #hikerchat: A Weekly Twitter Chat for Outdoor Lovers

    A rapid fire catalyst to good friends and great outdoor adventures.

  18. 5 Utah State Parks with Stunning Scenery

    Though typically known for world-renowned National Parks like Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Arches, there are also over 40 Utah state parks that are all worth visiting any time of year.

  19. Insider’s Guide to Sidecountry Skiing at Snowbasin

    The sidecountry skiing at Snowbasin can be a bit of an undertaking, especially returning to the lodge, but it's very well worth the effort.

  20. Q&A with Salt Lake City Runner Peter Esko

    RootsRated caught up with Peter Esko to ask him about his running: what motivates him, what he loves about the sport and what his goals are.

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