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New North Ogden trail great for mountain biking on shorter days

Justin McFarland, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 11:29am

A new North Ogden trail is a great mountain biking option for shorter days with less daylight. It also completes the longest stretch of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Utah.

Deer hunt's opening weekend yields impressive returns

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:49pm

The general rifle buck deer hunt opened over the weekend in Utah, yielding impressive returns for hunters, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

3-day plan to explore Portland’s downtown, outdoors

Natalie Crofts, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:29am

Only a road trip or short plane ride away, Portland, Oregon, offers a wealth of options for people looking to explore somewhere new.

User submitted: Beautiful hikes and stunning sunsets

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:30pm

The sky lit up in vibrant, fiery colors almost every night this week, and Utahns were quick to snap photos of the beauty.

Have You Seen This? Hurricane windsurfing

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:15pm

Red Bull pulls off some crazy competitions like the Red Bull Rampage, but this, the Red Bull Storm Chase, has to be one of the craziest.

Review: Gear for a warm weather getaway

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:29am

With temperatures dropping and more storms on the horizon, some of us may be dreaming of sunnier locales. This article takes a look at seven products that could be used on a warmer weather getaway.

3 tips for great hunting etiquette

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:29am

With Utah's general deer season in full swing, here are a few tips and reminders to help you have a great, memorable hunting experience in 2016.

Deer hunting season officially underway in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:51am

More than 55,000 hunters across the Beehive State flooded the Utah wilderness Saturday in search of a prized trophy buck or doe. Conservation officers were also out in force ensuring safety and making sure hunters were following the rules.

UTA board to consider expanded ski bus service

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:33pm

UTA is proposing increases in ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood canyon resorts, as well as improving midday transit service. In addition, a new ski bus route is also under consideration between Davis County and Snowbasin.

Video shows angler fending off great white shark with broom

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 11:33am

When you’re out at sea and a massive shark begins circling your boat and biting your prop, you'll use just about anything to defend yourself. Here's what happens when you use a broom.

Viral video shows bugling elk approach shoppers in Colorado

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:16am

You may see some strange things at your local mall, but you certainly don't expect to come face-to-face with a bugling elk. Shoppers in Colorado experienced such an event recently, and the video footage has to be seen to be believed.

Great Salt Lake drying up as plans to punch hole through causeway are delayed

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:36pm

The drying up of the Great Salt Lake is beginning to have significant economic consequences, and that seems to have stirred up a hint of turbulence among the lake's varied stakeholders.

New mom takes baby daughter on year-long maternity leave around the globe

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 11:33am

Instead of letting motherhood trample her wanderlust, one new mom packed her new baby up for a maternity leave around the world.

4 reasons to fish the Green River in fall

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 12:09pm

When the leaves turn, many anglers overlook the Green River as a fishing destination. Here are five reasons why you may want to rethink that decision and visit the Green River this fall.

11th Red Bull Rampage takes place with new format, venue

Stephan Bergen  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 11:38am

The 11th edition of the Red Bull Rampage took place in Virgin Friday with new rules, a new format and a brand new venue. Touted by Red Bull as the “most-watched mountain bike event of the year,” the Rampage went back to its roots this year.

More Utah parks make pitch for dark sky certification

Dave Cawley  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 11:29am

Utah State Parks and Recreation officials are making a major push to have more of its properties recognized for their night sky views.

Poll: Where is the best place to see fall colors in Utah?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 10:00am

There are many locations in the state to take in fall foliage. But which place is the best viewing spot? In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for the best place to see fall colors in Utah.

Utah climber lived life to the fullest, aunt recalls

Kathy Aiken  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 10:28pm

The sport of Alpine climbing can be extremely dangerous, even deadly, as one Utah doctor knows personally.

Proposal to turn Mountain Accord into official government entity delayed

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 8:52pm

The approval of an agreement to make Mountain Accord an official governmental entity was delayed Tuesday.

Product review: 7 jackets for fall and winter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 11:30am

With temperatures dropping and snow more common in the higher elevations, it’s time to start layering up. This review looks at a handful of jackets with different designs and technology.