Recreation

Recreation

A beginner's guide to snowshoeing in Northern Utah

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Don’t let a little snow stop your hiking. Experts offer tips for experiencing snowshoeing — the world of walking on (crystallized) water.


Recreation

Utah's Powder Mountain to tackle climate change during POW Day

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Through a partnership with Protect Our Winters, or “POW,” and Ski Utah, Powder Mountain will host its own POW Day on Jan. 13. Those carpooling and taking public transit to the mountain resort will receive priority parking, a free beanie, a chance to win big prizes and the warm...


Recreation

Plan your great ATV adventures for 2017 in Utah

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ATV and UTV jamborees stretch from March to September in Utah.


Entertainment

New Year's Day 2017: First-day hikes and bird counts on Utah's Antelope Island

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Hikes for beginners to the advanced are offered, as well as a chance to participate in the Wasatch Audubon bird count.


State

Readers React: Is the Bears Ears national park designation good for Utah?

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When we shared the story on Facebook, Standard-Examiner readers were divided in their opinions on the designation. Here’s what you had to say. 


Environment

Why is Bears Ears National Monument causing controversy?

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New to Utah or haven’t been paying attention to the Bears Ears National Monument designation debate? We’ve got answers to some of your burning questions. 


Recreation

Utah's ski resorts get an average of 20 inches of snow after weekend snowstorm

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Utah’s skiers are most likely rejoicing after last weekend’s snowstorm, which brought 10-47 inches to state’s ski resorts.


Recreation

Remember these important items on your next ATV trip

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Taking a ride into the backcountry on an ATV carries a certain inherent responsibility. This goes beyond wearing protective gear and dressing for the weather. A rider needs to go prepared to help other riders on the trail.


Recreation

Where to go sledding in Northern Utah

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Though snow on the ground may be in short supply in Northern Utah’s valleys right now, it’s never too early to start plotting where to take sleds and tubes when the flakes do begin to fly.


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