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    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Fremont River winds through the canyon floor in Capitol Reef National Park as seen on April 20, 2015. Utah Hike of the Week: Fremont River Trail in Capitol Reef National Park
    Directions • A kiosk marking the trailhead is in the parking lot for the amphitheater in campground loop C. You can also reach the trailhead from an...
    Updated May 21 2015 07:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Steve Baker  |  Special to the Tribune

Claret Cup Cactus on Stansbury Island, Great Salt Lake. Utah Hike of the week: Stansbury Island Interactive Trail
    Directions • From Interstate 80, take Grantsville exit 84. At the stop sign, go left and cross two sets of train tracks. Follow the gravel causeway n...
    Updated May 14 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah Hike of the Week: Old Wagon Trail — Capitol Reef National Park
    Directions • From the Capitol Reef National Park visitors center, take the Scenic Drive south for 6.5 miles. The Old Wagon Trail is marked on the west...
    Updated May 06 2015 06:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Michael McFall  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Parrish Canyon Trail in Centerville. Utah Hike of the Week: Parrish Canyon Trail in Davis County
    Directions • From the trailhead, walk toward the northern trail — but hang an immediate right at the large wooden sign for the trail that slopes east ...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 09:49 am   |     |   Share
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    (Michael McFall  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Holbrook Canyon in Bountiful, Utah. Utah Hike of the Week: Holbrook Canyon Trail in Bountiful
    Directions » The trailhead is located just south of the Bountiful Temple at 640 S. Bountiful Blvd. There is a small parking lot available. About the ...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Grasses in the Pine Canyon Conservation Area offer bird habitat. Utah Hike of the Week: Pine Canyon Conservation Area near Tooele
    Directions • From Interstate 80, drive south on State Road 36 for 7.1 miles. Turn east onto Erda Way. After 1 mile, turn south onto Droubay Road and ...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 09:16 am   |     |   Share
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    (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Kelly Miller hikes with his dog, Luigi, on the Jump-off Canyon trail on April 4, 2015. Utah Hike of the Week: Jump-off Canyon in Ogden
    Directions » The trailhead is located across the street from St. James the Just Catholic Church near 450 N. Harrison Blvd. in Ogden. About the hike ...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 04:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Bountiful and the Great Salt Lake can be seen from a ridgeline on the foothills east of town on Feb. 16, 2015. Utah Hike of the Week: Bountiful Overlook
    Directions • From Interstate 15, exit at 400 North in Bountiful and drive east. Stay on the road for about 3.2 miles as it curves to the south and be...
    Updated Apr 02 2015 07:57 am   |     |   Share
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The rootís of this Boston-based shoe company come from the West, including Utahís Alta Ski Resort. Forsake president Sam Barstow spent the 2008-09 ski season working at Alta before heading back East to help form Forsake. Coming Fall 2015 is the Lockout hiker with an urban look, but featuring trail technologies. Forsake partnered with Woolrich for a stylish high ankle patch and a Peak-to-Pavement outsole. Available August 2015 for $139. http://www.forsake.com/ Outdoor Retailer - Lockout boot from Forsake
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 18 2015 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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It is easy to get caught up in the big names in the sunglass world, but Sunski it working to keep things simple and affordable. The company is releasing two new models this spring with an attractive style, comfort and price. The Taravals are named after a surfing spot near San Francisco and include the hardy construction and eye protection the company has built its reputation on. Available Spring 2015 $58. www.sunskis.com Outdoor Retailer - Taravals sunglasses from Sunski
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 05:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - ProStretch fleece jacket from L.L. Bean
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Stash 18 backpack from Klymit
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
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Kids are capable of carrying their own ski gear and to make it easier High Sierra has produced the Trapezoid boot bag. Borrowing the blueprint for the popular adult-sized boot bag, the junior version includes a large U-shaped compartment capable of holding ski boots, clothing and a lunch box. Padded backpack straps make it easy to get the boots where they need to be. Comes in the following kid-friendly colors: Vivid blue, Neon-Colorblock, Thunderstruck, Knitty Pow, Prizm, Black $49.99. Available Fall 2015. http://shop.highsierra.com/ Outdoor Retailer - Trapezoid boot bag from High Sierra
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
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Bison do not wear socks, but they do produce something to make socks. United By Blue has produced socks combining merino wool and bison down. How would you like to be the one shearing the bison? Bison produce only 4- to 6-ounces of down annually. To utilize this warm and soft down, merino wool was combined to make the socks. The merino wool also comes from the United States, making the socks 100 percent American made. Available March 2015 for $38. http://unitedbyblue.com/ Outdoor Retailer - Bison wool socks from United By Blue
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Park City ski sock from Farm to Feet
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Rose base layer from Kari Traa
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Growler from Stanley
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
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It has not taken long for fat tire mountain bikes to make their mark on the cycling world. Perhaps capitalizing on the surge, Under Armour is releasing the Fat Tire GTX shoe. If big and bold works in mud and snow why not on your feet? The high riser shoes include Michelin Wild Gripper outsoles sure to draw the same attention to your feet that happens with the bikes. The shoes include the BOA closure system rather than laces and a foam cushioning system. Available Fall 2015 for $199.99. https://www.underarmour.com/en-us Outdoor Retailer - Fat Tire GTX shoes from Under Armour
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 12 2015 09:33 am   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Deployment Hybrid from Black Diamond
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 11 2015 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer - Woolverino Ninja Suit from Airblaster
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 11 2015 03:21 pm   |     |   Share
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Lightweight and compact cooking ware is obviously important when it comes to backpacking, but is not a bad idea for car campers with limited space either. Sea to Summitís XPot and XPot Kettle are made of silicone with an aluminum base bottom. The XPot is firm when it needs to be on the stove and the table, but easily collapses for storage during the hike our and drive home. XPot comes in three sizes 1.4 liter ($49.95), 2.8 liter ($59.95) and 4.0 liter ($79.95). The XPot Kettle is a 1.3 liter pot ($44.95). A variety of XSet kits are also available. http://www.seatosummit.com/ Outdoor Retailer - XPot from Sea to Summit
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 11 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Retailer: Dynotherm down jacket from Mountain Hardwear
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 09 2015 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
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There are seemingly a million options for lighting while enjoying the outdoors. NanoGrid has come up with what appears to be a unique option. The 3-in-1 NanoGrid comes with a PowerLight (flashight/lantern and power storage) a remote lanterns. Charge it with a USB cord connected to a standard power supply or plug it into other BioLite power generating devices like the CampStove, BaseCamp or KettleCharge. The PowerLight works as a remote to control SiteLights - two come with the kit. Two extra SiteLights can be purchased providing up to 40 feet of lighting. The NanoGrid provides 10 watts of power (up to three smartphone refills). The NanoGrid system, which includes the PowerLight and two SiteLights, costs $99.95. The PowerLight is available separately for $79.95, and two SiteLights cost $29.95 separately. Available at www.biolitestove.com and soon at REI. Outdoor Retailer: NanoGrid from BioLite
    The Salt Lake Tribune attended the industry-only Outdoor Retailer Winter Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in January and came up with a lis...
    Updated Feb 09 2015 02:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Photos: Warm winter sending Utah hikers onto the trail
    The first weeks of 2015 have been unseasonably warm ones for Utah, and hikers have taken advantage. Here’s a collection of photos Utah hikers have tw...
    Updated Feb 05 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Robert Redford and Nick Nolte star in What this Utah hiker realized watching the film ‘A Walk in the Woods’
    The movie “A Walk in the Woods,” about two old friends who hike the Appalachian Trail, is playing at Sundance. My wife and I saw it Friday. Much like...
    Updated Jan 31 2015 07:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Zion was established as Makuntaweap National Monument on July 31, 1909 by President William Taft.   Hikers take a well deserved rest at the top of  Angel's Landing Trail.   Al Hartmann/The Salt Lake Tribune)       3/25/2009 A Utah hike for the big days on the 2015 calendar
    Ever see one of those calendars that lists a reason for a party on every date? Well, you don’t need a reason to hike every day. But if you’re wonderi...
    Updated Jan 08 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
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    HThis image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, What this Utah hiker realized watching the movie ‘Wild’
    The film “Wild,” about a bereaved woman hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, is in theaters across the country. My wife and I saw it Friday. As someone who...
    Updated Jan 04 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Gear Gift Guide - PhD NTS zip by SmartWool
    Searching for ideas for the outdoorsy folks on your Christmas list? Salt Lake Tribune staffers who contribute to the Hiking Utah and Fishing Utah blog...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Gear Gift Guide - Rambler from Yeti
    Searching for ideas for the outdoorsy folks on your Christmas list? Salt Lake Tribune staffers who contribute to the Hiking Utah and Fishing Utah blog...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 04:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Outdoor Gear Gift Guide - PhD Ski Light sock from SmartWool
    Searching for ideas for the outdoorsy folks on your Christmas list? Salt Lake Tribune staffers who contribute to the Hiking Utah and Fishing Utah blog...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 04:06 pm   |     |   Share