Fall Getaway at Solitude Mountain Resort

Solitude Mountain Resort

It’s that time of year where the smell of fall is in the air—dancing around the outer edges of summer’s last days. Hints of color are starting to dot the mountains that surround Salt Lake. Brisk mountain mornings become warm late-summer afternoons which lead to chilly evenings made ideal by a fire. Fall in the … Read more

Uintas: Comfort and Wilderness

sunrise in the Uintas

I’ve always thought of our local mountains, the Wasatch Range, as an extension of Salt Lake City. A city park, if you will. Group picnics, campgrounds and seven ski resorts take up a fair amount of real estate. Not to say you can’t get lost and have a wilderness experience a few short miles from … Read more

Biking & Brats at Snowbird’s Oktoberfest

tram deck snowbird

I’ve been hearing for months of a new top-to-bottom mountain bike trail at Snowbird, dubbed “The Big Mountain Trail”. Snowbird is a big and steep mountain and any trail that switchbacks its way down the 3,000 vertical feet accessed by the tram is sure to be a gravity-fueled descent. The lure of Oktoberfest (open June – … Read more

Rainy Days in Park City? Plenty To Do!

“With the recent rain, please stay off the trails the next few days to give them a chance to dry out. Riding muddy trails ruins them, don’t be a jerk!” That was the Facebook post from one of the local ‘trail police’ groups. Yes, riding muddy trails ruins them, but I’m thinking they can’t be … Read more

Mountain Biking Utah County’s Blackhawk Loop

Blackhawk Trail Trailhead

“Do you think those are God’s tears?” One of my riding partners just ahead of me on the Blackhawk Trail is asking rhetorically. “Nah, must be Joseph Smith’s,” came the reply to group laughter. We’re only eight miles into a bike ride none of us have done, the Blackhawk Trail, in Utah County as it … Read more

Twilight Concert Series 2014

twilight concert series logo 2014

This morning SLC Mayor Ralph Becker and The Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the Twilight Concert Series 2014. The Series returns to Pioneer Park, now in its 27th season, with another diverse and exciting lineup. The series will run July 10 through August 28 every Thursday evening. Performing artists include: July 10th Ms. Lauryn … Read more

Honor 2014 Olympians and Paralympians

celebrate team park city 2014 logo

To honor the 2014 Olympians and Paralympians that live, train and coach in Park City, a Homecoming Parade and Celebration will be held on Park City’s historic Main Street, April 5th, from 1-5pm. Over 20 Olympians and Paralympians are expected to participate, including Park City’s hometown medalists Joss Christensen (2014 Freeskiing gold medalist), Steve Holcomb … Read more