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Hiking Utah
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By Nate Carlisle, Jason Bergreen, Erin Alberty and Brett Prettyman
 
Updated on Aug 27, 2014 09:53PM

Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottownood Canyon, drive east up the canyon for 13.8 miles. Then turn left onto Guardsman Pass Road. Follow it north then east for 2...

Updated on Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM

Getting there • The Mount Olympus trailhead is located near 5800 South on Wasatch Boulevard in Holladay.

Directions • Right from the ...

Updated on Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM

Getting there • From Logan, drive 19 miles up Logan Canyon and take a left for Tony Grove Lake. Drive 7 more miles to the lake, where there is a day-use parking lot. A ...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 06:24PM

Salt Lake based Goal Zero has taken the recharging gear category by storm. The Venture 30 Weatherproof Recharger is ready to increase it to a tornado. Makers claim it can handle whatever Mother N...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 06:24PM
Comprised of two braided polyester cords and a sole, KEEN says the UNEEK provides a “truly unique fit experience with a look and feel unlike any other”. A lightweight midsole and rubber pods in the he...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 05:59PM
Outdoor Retailer: Stryker stove from Camp Chef
This Logan-based company is well known for providing equipment to help feed the masses or dress up the backyard patio cooking area. Camp Chef is laun...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 05:19PM
What was once minimalist is growing into downright luxurious. Ogden-based Klymit hit the scene at the Outdoor Retailer with a unique gas-charged jacket and then made even larger waves with a super lig...

Updated on Aug 12, 2014 09:15AM
The “working man's” clothing company continues to expand its reach into other categories with the Spring 2015 release of the Shoreline Vapor jacket ($120) and pants ($110). The jacket is a nylon shell...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 03:32PM
Stretchy, quick drying, lightweight and stylish, the High Tide shorts are good for woman on the go in the outdoors. The woven polyester offers 40+ UPF protection from the sun and a DWR finish. A rear ...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 11:53AM
This 14-ounce press/coffee mug is made of high-grade 18/8 stainless steel and features double wall vacuum insulation to keep beverage temperatures where you want them. The design of the Glacier allows...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 11:00AM
Created for runners and cross trainers or times when the temperature cools just enough that a t-shirt won’t do, the Ghost Lite weather resistant shell provides a lightweight option for staying comfo...

Updated on Aug 12, 2014 06:39PM
Bike racks have come a long way and Yakima has been a major player in the improvements. The FourPlay is a tray-style trailer hitch rack that holds four bikes. Yakima says it will hold bikes of all siz...

Updated on Aug 8, 2014 09:30AM
Adventurers sometimes plan to be out in the dark and sometimes not. Either way Salt Lake City based Black Diamond has you covered with the Ember Power Light. And when the 150 lumens isn’t needed owner...

Updated on Aug 7, 2014 04:57PM
Three news packs for Spring 2015 from Patagonia’s Alpine collection were “built by climbers for climbers”. The Cragsmith Pack 35L is the middle choice of the three. The design makes are easy access in...

Updated on Aug 7, 2014 09:33AM
Sure it is nice to spend the time and energy to produce fresh fixings on the trail, but sometimes it is just easier to boil water and have dessert. Backpackers and campers have been using Mountain Hou...

Updated on Aug 6, 2014 09:11PM

Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, take Wasatch Boulevard south for 1 1/2 miles. Then turn east onto King Hill Drive. Follow the drive for one-half ...

Updated on Aug 6, 2014 11:44AM
The launch of the Backcountry Bed last year was a big success. Sierra Designs is following it up with a Spring 2015 release of the Elite. Playing on the zipperless and top opening bag, Elite is stuffe...

Updated on Aug 6, 2014 10:01AM
Instantly turn your camping trip into a glamping excursion with the AirCore pillow. Cocoon created the down pillow for campers or travelers who find creature comforts make sleeping easier than a crump...

Updated on Jul 30, 2014 08:20PM

Note • Our hikers couldn’t make it onto the trails this week. This is a Hike of the Week that ran May 6, 2012.

Getting there • The ...

Updated on Jul 27, 2014 03:30PM

On the 24th of July, a lot of people in Utah did what the pioneers did — walk over rugged terrain and up mountains.

Here are some of the photos t...

 
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