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Review: 6 outdoor products for weekend getaways

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:20pm

Some of the greatest adventures in life are of the weekend variety — destinations within a gas tank from home. This review looks at a handful of products that are great for mini getaways (as well as longer trips, if you decide to stay).

New ad campaign takes aim at rescinding Bears Ears National Monument

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:06pm

A website and advertisement campaign launched this week is taking aim at rescinding Bears Ears National Monument, emphasizing the impact the monument has on San Juan County residents.

Found a dead fish? DWR wants to know about it

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 11:57am

While the winter’s high snowpack may be good for Utah’s reservoir levels and plant life, one species can be negatively affected by it— fish.

It's spring: time to hit the community fishing ponds

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:41am

Don't let the high runoff in the rivers and streams keep you from your fishing adventures. The community fisheries offer a great springtime get-away and chance to catch several fish species.

Why now is a great time for fishing

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:44am

With the recent warmer temperatures, the ice on many of Utah’s reservoirs and lakes is beginning to melt, making for great fishing conditions.

Have You Seen This? Jetpack skiing

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 1:15pm

Ever wake up in the morning and think to yourself, I should build a jetpack for skiing today? No? Well, these people over at Red Bull did, and they made a video.

Utah national parks see major leap in visitation in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 12:16pm

National parks across the country saw record-breaking attendance in 2016 and Utah's parks were no exception.

DWR increases daily limit to 16 trout at Millsite Reservoir

KSL.com  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 11:29am

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has announced the daily limit at Millsite Reservoir will increase to 16 fish starting Wednesday.

8 tips for canyoneering with kids

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:43am

Taking your kids canyoneering may be an overwhelming thought. That's why we've brought you eight tips on how to begin your family canyoneering adventures.

Local company creates 'waterproof, stain proof' adventure pants

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 10th - 12:49pm

Local company Coalatree launched a new Kickstarter to gain traction on their newest creation: the Trailhead Adventure Pant. As of Friday, it had raised almost $60,000.

Salt Lake leaders ask outdoor show to reconsider leaving

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 9:39pm

The Salt Lake City Council wants the lucrative Outdoor Retailer show to reconsider its decision to leave Utah after two decades.

Sure it holds trash, but can it pass the grizzly test?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 10:38pm

How do you test a container that's supposed to be bear-proof or bear-resistant? By turning a bear loose on it, of course. Or, perhaps, two or three grizzlies. That's what happens regularly just outside Yellowstone National Park.

Quiz: Can you identify Utah's sport fish?

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 12:30pm

Utah is home to nearly 30 species of sport fish. How well do you know the fish the Beehive State has to offer? Pit your skills against our latest quiz.

Review: 8 outdoor products worth checking out

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 11:59am

This is a great time to explore beautiful destinations before the springtime crowds arrive. Here are a handful of outdoor products that might make a good addition for your next adventure.

Zion National Park closes 13 climbing routes to protect nesting falcons

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 1:04pm

Zion National Park officials have closed 13 climbing routes in the park to protect nesting peregrine falcons throughout the area.

Tips to hone your rifle accuracy

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 11:41am

Many Utah hunters are anxiously waiting the results of the 2017 big game tag draw. What better way to pass the time than taking your rifle skills to a more accurate level?

Tiger brings down drone in new viral video from China

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:01pm

Everyone knows that tigers are fearsome predators. But as seen in a popular video from China, even electronic devices can become prey.

Photos show gradual deterioration of highway near Bryce Canyon

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 6:02pm

New photos released by the National Park Service Monday show how slowly a 1,000-foot landslide has deteriorated a highway in southern Utah.

User submitted: Winter makes a comeback

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:45pm

Beautiful sunsets, snow covered landscapes and Utah’s state parks are some of the highlights of this week’s user submitted gallery.

Facing 'ultimatum' in Outdoor Retailer call, Herbert said state and trade show must 'part ways'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 7:22pm

Faced with a choice between asking state leaders to back down from efforts to undo the Bears Ears Monument designation or lose the lucrative Outdoor Retailer show, Gov. Gary Herbert wouldn't budge.