Recreation

New policy on snowmobiles in national forests

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BOISE — The U.S. Forest Service has issued a new policy requiring forest managers to limit where snowmobiles can go by specifically designating what areas are open, a move that could reduce the...

Recreation

Mock-avalanche drills help educate public on ski safety

SNOWBASIN — Patrollers and the public schlepped to Snowbasin’s Middle Bowl last Saturday to practice their avalanche rescue skills. The large-...


Recreation

Find the right depth, catch fish through ice

Editor’s note: The story below is the third in a four-part series about ice fishing in Utah. Putting your bait or lure at the depth the fish...


Recreation

Two seats available on Utah Wildlife Board

SALT LAKE CITY -- The group that has the final say about hunting, fishing and how wildlife are managed in Utah has two openings it needs to fill. In August, board...


Recreation

Help decide how wildlife is managed in Utah

Several positions will soon be open on Utah’s five wildlife Regional Advisory Councils (RACs). Each RAC holds about six meetings a year. At the meetings, RAC...


Recreation

See mountain goats near Ogden

OGDEN -- Viewing wildlife, particularly mountain goats, often requires a long drive. However, Ogden residents have spotted some of the elusive critters in their...




Recreation

Motivating kids to get outside

Last Saturday, our family spent the day up at the North Ogden Divide sledding and snowshoeing. That sounds like sunshine, lollipops and rainbows, but really it was...


Recreation

New policy on snowmobiles in national forests

BOISE — The U.S. Forest Service has issued a new policy requiring forest managers to limit where snowmobiles can go by specifically designating what areas are...


Recreation

VIDEO: Synthetic ice rinks the wave of the future?

SYRACUSE — It may not be as much fun as owning a Zamboni, but it is a heck of a lot cheaper. On a recent January morning, six city workers gathered at the...


Recreation

Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

SALT LAKE CITY — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts...


Recreation

Pacific Crest Trail expects more hikers thanks to 'Wild'

More hikers are expected on the Pacific Crest Trail this year thanks to the movie “Wild,” according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which...


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