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Utah, Idaho men summit 19 tallest Utah peaks in under 33 hours, set new record

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:06am

On July 8, famed Utah ultrarunner, Jared Campbell, alongside Idaho friend, Luke Nelson, set a new record for summiting all of the 13,000-plus foot peaks in Utah.

Wildlife officials hope updated tech will give them an edge as black bear numbers rise

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:24am

Busy biologists are getting a small boost with updated tech, as they try to keep up with Utah's rising number of bears.

Idaho resident catches record-breaking 57-pound trout in Utah

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:48am

After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books.

Cycling is Utah’s $425 million booming business, study says

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:30pm

Bicycle-related business and tourism in Utah has an economic impact of $425 million and is responsible for more than 3,500 jobs across the state, according to a recent study by the Utah Transit Authority and Bike Utah.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:55pm

On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will experience something that hasn’t happened for decades: a total solar eclipse. The best places for viewing this once-in-a-generation event are north of Utah.

Forest Service asks public to clean up after themselves after target shooting leads to wildfire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:03pm

Computers, furniture, appliances and more are being used as shooting targets. It's an issue the U.S. Forest Service says is getting worse.

Additional cougar hunting permits proposed for 2017-2018 season

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 12:23pm

Due to thriving cougar populations, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing a slight increase in hunting permits for the 2017-2018 fall season.

This is what Zion National Park might do to solve overcrowding issues; how to comment

Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 8:03pm

Zion National Park, has reached the next step in its current Visitor Use Management Plan effort to address the crushing increase in visitation it has experienced the last 10 years, proposing an online reservation system as part of the solution.

Looking for a real challenge? Millwood 100 offers ‘ultimate tour' of Wasatch mountains

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 7:32pm

The Millwood 100 isn't really a race but the 100-mile course is among the more difficult challenges out there. However, it also showcases the best of the Wasatch Front.

Win prizes at Panguitch Lake fishing tournament  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 12:30pm

If you are looking for a way to get into the outdoors this upcoming Pioneer Day weekend, you may want to consider heading to southern Utah for a fishing tournament.

Cherry Canyon Trail offers slightly easier, more scenic route to Lone Peak

Emily Long, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 3:39pm

Lone Peak is considered one of the most challenging and rewarding hikes in the Wasatch Range. Standing at 11,253 feet, this narrow, rugged summit sits atop near-vertical granite walls and offers clear views from North Salt Lake all the way to Provo.

Hogle Zoo CEO plans to retire in October

Ashley Stilson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 8:41am

"I look back on my 20 years as director of Utah's Hogle Zoo with both pride and gratitude," said zoo President and CEO Craig Dinsmore. On Wednesday he announced plans to retire in October.

Review: 8 outdoor products for summer adventures

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 2:44pm

Temperatures are soaring and higher altitude destinations are finally becoming accessible. That’s the perfect recipe for a jaunt in the mountains. Here are some products you may want to consider for your next adventure.

Video captures bizarre ‘slap fight’ between bucks

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 2:33pm

It’s common for deer, elk and moose to fight each other using their antlers during the rut. But what happens when a pair of bucks decide to stand on their hind legs and engage in old-fashioned fisticuffs?

4 tips to eating healthy while camping

Laura Gelder, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 8:40am

Don't throw your eating habits out the door when planning a camping trip. There are a lot of nutritious meals and snacks that can help make your vacation enjoyable and healthy.

Salt Lake laments, Denver celebrates Outdoor Retailer move

Jasen Lee; Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 6th - 6:09pm

As the large white tents begin to fill the huge downtown parking lot between North Temple and South Temple, and 200 West to 300 West, the finality of a decadeslong relationship comes into focus.

100-year-old skier sets example for health, family values

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 5th - 10:20pm

Dozens of family and friends gathered at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort on Wednesday to celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who continues to ski and inspire those around him.

5 ways to save money when visiting London

Hilarye Fuller, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 5th - 2:08pm

London is a popular bucket list destination for many people, but often goes uncrossed because of the price tag that can come with travel to this city.

1 injured during rockslide at Zion National Park, officials say

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jul 3rd - 7:23pm

At least one person was injured during a rockslide Monday evening at Zion National Park, according to Park spokesperson John Marciano.