All posts in UT Outdoor Adventures

  • The Wave, Utah
    August 15, 2015, Comments Off on The Wave, Utah

    The Wave, located in the Coyote Buttes area of Utah, is a multi-colored chute that has been cut into a sandstone mountain. Brightly colored bands of sandstone twist and undulate, […]

  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
    August 2, 2015, Comments Off on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Covering 1.9 million acres, the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of the largest parks in the country. This multi-hued landscape can be divided into three regions: The Canyons of […]

  • Zion National Park
    May 29, 2015, 1 Comment

    The Paiute Indians call it Mukuntuweap, “straight up place.” An apt name considering massive canyon walls soar to enormous heights to be framed by a shockingly blue sky. Today, we […]

  • Bryce Canyon National Park
    May 23, 2015, Comments Off on Bryce Canyon National Park

    Hoodoo! Sound spooky? In truth, a hoodoo can have a spooky, eerie, yet whimsical, quality. What is a hoodoo? Hoodoo is the geologic term for the pillars of eroded rock […]

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    Canyonlands National Park
    March 27, 2015, Comments Off on Canyonlands National Park

    Surrounding the confluence of the Green River and the Colorado River in Southern Utah is a mesmerizing stretch of remote wilderness called Canyonlands National Park. With more than 527 square […]

  • Arches National Park
    March 17, 2015, 2 Comments

    Swirled slickrock, towering arches, soaring pinnacles and painted rocks are what you will find in Arches National Park. Located a few miles north of Moab, Utah, Arches National Park offers […]

  • Lake Powell
    Lake Powell & Glen Canyon Recreation Area
    February 22, 2015, Comments Off on Lake Powell & Glen Canyon Recreation Area

    The sparkling blue waters of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon reflect the azure blue skies of the American Southwest, and provide a vivid contrast to the soaring red-rock cliffs that […]

  • Deer Valley Ski Resort
    January 7, 2015, Comments Off on Deer Valley Ski Resort

    Deer Valley, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics Games, offers more than 100 runs, 21 lifts, 1 gondola, 300 inches of great snow every winter and perfectly groomed slopes. […]

  • Brian Head Resort Ski Area
    December 27, 2014, Comments Off on Brian Head Resort Ski Area

    Located just east of Cedar City, Utah, Brian Head Resort is a skiers’ paradise. Yearly average snowfall is over 360 inches of gorgeous powder. The runs cover 650 acres and […]

  • Piute State Park
    November 17, 2014, Comments Off on Piute State Park

    Several hours drive south of Salt Lake City, Piute State Park is a quiet getaway and a well-kept secret in Utah. This primitive park and reservoir nestle among the cliffs […]

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