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4 shady spots to rock climb in Utah this summer

Jon Vickers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:29am

Here are some of the best northern Utah rock climbing spots to help beat the heat.

Bike Ogden Overlook Trail for stunning panoramic views

Justin McFarland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:44pm

The Ogden Overlook trail is a popular Snowbasin area trail providing panoramic views of Ogden and Snowbasin, and can easily be biked most evenings after work. Wildlife such as moose and deer are commonly seen there.

Cars vs. bikes: Who's to blame for crashes?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30pm

Every year, there are hundreds of accidents involving cars and bikes. But who's breaking the law: drivers or cyclists? KSL Investigators hit the street to see who's at fault.

Have You Seen This? Close call with a Great White

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:17pm

We'll just put this video in the running for best never-going-swimming-again deterrent.

Video shows one of Utah's most iconic hikes — The Zion Narrows

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:29am

A virtual look at one of Utah's most stunning and unique hikes — The Zion Narrows.

Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:08am

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas.

Boaters must stop at quagga mussel inspection points, DWR says

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:29am

With the long Pioneer Day weekend, many will be taking a trip to the lake, and Division of Wildlife Resources officials are reminding those with watercraft that they must stop at mandatory quagga mussel inspection stations around the state.

Review: 3 more outdoor products for summer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:31am

While summer is the perfect time for relaxing outdoors, it seems that obligations can pile up fast. Here's a reminder to get outside for an adventure before summer's gone. This review looks at a few products worth considering for your next outing.

Video shows large shark head-butt a diver

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 11:29am

Simply being in the water near sharks is enough to make most people feel uncomfortable. But how about having a 10-foot shark ram right into your face?

'Save a Spot' gives public opportunity to help preserve Utah's wild lands

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 9:33pm

Backcountry skiers and hikers have enjoyed the Cardiff Bowl area for years. But right now, much of what we're looking at is private property — most of it old mining claims. But through a new crowdfunding program, it will soon be public land.

Video shows hunter’s close encounter with bugling elk

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 11:33am

Watch what happens when a hunter gets face-to-face with a large bull elk bugling for a mate.

2 hiking trails in Kolob Canyon provide unmatched solitude

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 11:45am

Located at the north end of Zion National Park, Kolob Canyon provides majestic trails and viewpoints that not many have seen. Here are two easy hikes in the canyon.

Resort withdraws controversial 'Park City' trademark application

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 6:25pm

Vail Resorts announced Saturday that it is dropping its controversial application to trademark the name "Park City."

Nordic Valley Resort to open 400-foot slip 'n slide

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 3:01pm

Nordic Valley is expanding its summer fun offerings by opening a new 400-foot slip ‘n slide Saturday.

The best cars for summer family road trips

Paul Sisolak, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 11:29am

The summer months are coming, which means it’s time to round up the family and get in the car for a road trip. Since summer is one of the biggest buying seasons for cars, it could be the right time for a new car before hitting the road.

5 family-friendly fishing spots to escape the heat

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 11:29am

Here's a roundup of some of Utah's best spots to take your family where you can all catch fish and escape the valley heat.

Park City residents: 'We are a town, not a trademark'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 7:51pm

An estimated 250 protesters gathered outside City Hall on Wednesday as the CEO of Vail Resort arrived for a closed-door meeting about the company's effort to legally claim the name Park City.

3 reasons to get your children into rock climbing

Jon Vickers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 12:09pm

Indoor climbing has physical, mental and social benefits for kids ages 3 and up.

'Slugging' carpool program proposed to relieve skier traffic

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 9:29pm

Salt Lake County leaders Tuesday proposed a canyon rideshare concept to help alleviate ski season traffic congestion starting this winter. The concept would be people-driven and patterned after San Francisco's "slugging" phenomenon.

Video shows great white shark attacking a drone

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 11:29am

A new YouTube video offers a glimpse into the frightening speed and stealth with which a great white shark can strike.