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ATV Adventures: Expect high adventure at the Tri-State ATV Jamboree

The 18th Annual Tri-State Jamboree is back and open for registration. There are more guided trails offered, but the capacity has been limited to 500 riders. The last day for registration is March 14. More trails and fewer riders are a good combination for the jamboree. This year, the ...

ATV Adventures: Fun on an OHV at the Fourth Annual Watermelon Crawl

I had to do a little research to find out what watermelons had to do with OHVs. To begin with, Green River has some amazing OHV trails to ride. It is also known for its delicious watermelons and it is now the host of an OHV jamboree in Utah. Digging a little deeper, I learned that you don’t ...

ATV Adventures: Mantua OHV Trails – A close place to get up high on an OHV

The Mantua OHV Trails exist as proof that you don’t have to drive long distances to enjoy a ride in the backcountry. I offer information on these trails in a continuing series of places to ride for new OHV drivers. There are a lot of reasons I think these trails are so fun. Here are some ...

Commentary: Did you catch any fish this year?

If you caught fish this year, you are very lucky. However, the opportunity to catch fish in the future is at risk for you, your kids and your grandkids. While the snowfall so far this year has been great, no one is predicting that the drought is over. The other major risk is that your favorite ...

Free helmet distribution aims to emphasize winter sport safety

Free helmets will be given away by Intermountain Healthcare trauma teams in an effort to remind skiers and sledders about the importance of safety precautions while enjoying snow activities. On Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, Intermountain Park City Hospital’s trauma team will join with Deer ...

Powder Mountain, Winterstick team up to mark 50 years of snowboarding

EDEN — About 50 years back, the nascent Powder Mountain ski resort — aside from giving local skiers a new place to play in the snow — served as a laboratory of sorts for one Dimitrije Milovich. Starting in 1972, the New Jersey transplant to Utah started using the resort to test a ...

ATV Adventures: The Skyline Trail – an OHV treasure in Davis County

Veteran OHV drivers might overlook the Skyline trails above Farmington for the excellent riding opportunity they represent. Maybe that is because the veterans have ridden it a lot. Sometimes people think that they have to travel a long way to enjoy a ride. For new riders, this trail system is ...

Snowbasin adding new high-speed, 6-seat lift

HUNTSVILLE — Accessing the top of the Strawberry mountainside at Snowbasin Ski Resort will get a whole lot faster with the new DeMoisy Express lift coming ahead of the 2023-2024 ski season. Doubling uphill capacity in the Strawberry area, one of the resort’s most popular areas, was ...

ATV Adventures: Much to explore on the Shoshone OHV Trail System

As promised, I am writing a series of articles on off-highway vehicle, or OHV, trail systems in Utah. The purpose is to educate new OHV drivers on places to ride that new machine and to enjoy the beautiful backcountry available to OHVs. The focus of this article is the Shoshone OHV Trail ...