Magic in the trails above Manti

Above Manti

“Being so high, there is nothing above you but the sky. At that altitude the deep azure blue of the sky in contrast to the stark white clouds is captivating,” writes Lynn Blamires.


An ATV Adventure after dark on the Paiute

ATV Adventures

“The sunset was remarkably pretty on the ridge as we passed the trail to the Devil’s Armchair,” writes Lynn Blamires

Police & Fire

Cougar tranquilized, relocated after surprising Willard homeowners

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A wayward cougar holed up in a tree 10 feet from a Willard home on Sunday. Game officers tranquilized the animal and released it into the wilds of Summit County.


Utah wildlife officials urge cougar caution, not 'paranoia' about wildlife

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“One concern I have is people getting overly concerned or even paranoid,” said Phil Douglass, outreach manager of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Northern Region. “We don’t want to create a paranoia over wildlife, but we want people to be aware of their surroundings...


Arapeen Trail System offers great riding and fishing

Arapeen Trails

“I was on the Arapeen earlier this year on a three-day ride we called “The Iron Man.” There was no time for fishing on that ride, but this time I was with family who like to do both,” writes Lynn Blamires.


Study: Ogden trailheads help real estate prices take a hike

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Weber State University economics professors found buyers are willing to spend a little more to be close to trails in Ogden, paying a premium between 0.4 percent to 1.9 percent for each minute less in driving time to a trailhead.

Cross Country

Morgan’s 'marathon maniac' pushes aside cancer, accomplishes big goals at 50

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Michelle Duran knew so little about training for a marathon eight years ago that she turned to Google for guidance. Now she could likely teach a course on the subject.


2017 ski season opening dates released for Snowbasin, Nordic Valley

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While Nordic Valley and Snowbasin Resorts know when their slopes will open to skiers, Powder Mountain’s date is still to be determined.


If you enjoy the outdoors, here's an exciting new source for maps


App provides maps for winter use, hiking, biking and ATVs.


European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

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Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City, meeting with its business leaders, sampling local trails and exploring whether Ogden could be a good jumping-off point to plunge into a United States market.

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