TRAILS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAILS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp">Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:00.557-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Little Cottonwood Canyon • Jenn Berg is no stranger to the famous mountain terrain of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Berg is, however, accustomed to a world of white when she is streaking down the slopes. Berg, a professional skier living in Cottonwood Heights, found a new way to enjoy her home resort when Snowbird opened the nearly 8-mile Big Mountain Trail for mountain bikers in July. “Being able to see it in the summer is so great,” said Berg, who has hit the Big Mountain Trail every weeke...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT Vernal has growing system of trails, but for how long? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58263282-117/trails-vernal-area-trail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58263282-117/trails-vernal-area-trail.html.csp">Vernal has growing system of trails, but for how long?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T21:07:36.935-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal might not have the national reputation as a biking mecca like Moab or Park City, but the little town in northeastern Utah more and more has become the destination of choice for many mountain bikers. What draws them are about 100 miles of buff, single-track trails filled with fun but very few people. But now, some of the area’s best flowing tracks are on the so-called endangered list, thanks to a transportation project aimed at routing some traffic around downtown Vernal. The proposal is f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263282@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:07:36 MDT Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58255314-223/trails-park-yellowstone-officials.html.csp">Yellowstone crews work to remove illegal trails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T22:00:02.834-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park officials are working on removing trails that were illegally constructed in the park’s southwestern corner. Park officials say authorized trails in the area remain open and unaffected. So-called “social trails” often result when people wander off established trails in heavily used areas near overlooks, along rivers and in places leading to climbing routes. Park officials tell the Jackson Hole News & Guide somebody deliberately built the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58255314@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 22:00:02 MDT Photos: Hikers tweeted from the trail on Pioneer Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58227892-117/tweets-utah-pioneer-storify.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58227892-117/tweets-utah-pioneer-storify.html.csp">Photos: Hikers tweeted from the trail on Pioneer Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T15:30:57.72-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 03:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 they tweeted. Tag us in your hiking tweets this summer: @Utahhikes.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227892@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:30:57 MDT