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Outdoors

Solitude ski resort acquired by Deer Valley’s new parent company — now one of the biggest skiing networks in North America

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty June 20

Rescues are up 68 percent in Utah’s national parks — and men in their 20s are the ones most likely to need help

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle June 20

Nine horses die in Carbon County after eating toxic plant

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins June 16

Going camping in southwest Utah this weekend? Read this before starting a fire.

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins May 30

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

By The Guardian May 26

How to survive — and have fun — in Moab during Memorial Day weekend

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 20

A Zion National Park visitor wrote his Instagram handle on Angels Landing. The outrage on social media persuaded him to confess.

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 14

Alta’s Onno Wieringa gets skiing’s national lifetime achievement award

Mike Gorrell By Mike Gorrell May 8

Hiker killed on Hawaii trail was pregnant woman from Utah

By The Associated Press May 7

Toxic heavy metals in soils may pose risk to recreation in American Fork Canyon, new report finds

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 22

Utah resorts made do, out-of-state guests came through, to salvage a low-snow ski season

Mike Gorrell By Mike Gorrell April 8

Vail ski resorts keep making money even with pitiful snowfall in Utah and across the West

Mike Gorrell By Mike Gorrell March 8

REI joins gun-related boycott of major Utah outdoor gear company

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty March 1

Utah’s city lights are baffling — and killing — migratory birds. Conservationists say it's time to go dark.

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty March 1

Many cities fight Airbnb rentals. This remote Utah county is proud its listings have jumped from zero and wants more.

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 28

Halsey and Wiz Khalifa part of the lineup for Bonanza Campout music festival in Heber

Eric Walden By Eric Walden February 27

Utah big-game hunting applications are due March 1

By Tom Wharton February 23

Marina dredging project closes Utah Lake State Park

By Tom Wharton February 22

Delta’s Snow Goose Days event takes place Friday and Saturday

By Tom Wharton February 22

Seven Summits Challenge offers expert skiers, snowboarders a difficult day in Park City

By Tom Wharton February 21

More than 160,000 people applied to hike The Wave last year. Only a few thousand got in.

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 14

It was supposed to be eagle day, but mild winter weather brought birds of a different feather to Utah refuges instead

By Tom Wharton February 10

Utah's warm winter drives elk out of Hardware Ranch, leading to the early end of another popular outdoors event

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty February 9

Collecting antlers shed by deer, elk and moose is popular in Utah. Here's what you need to know to get started.

By Tom Wharton February 6