There’s a reason Utah’s claims to have the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” Spend a month here, as I just did, and you’ll see this state’s winter splendor for yourself. Continue reading “These front-seat selfies reveal Utah’s winter splendor”
Maybe you’ve never heard of Snowbasin or Powder Mountain, two ski resorts a short drive east of Ogden, Utah. Continue reading Powder Mountain, Snowbasin stir memories of Olympics past — and a few thrills
This sure doesn’t feel like Salt Lake City.
My kids had no idea what that meant when I said that as we were strolling the streets of Utah’s capital. They weren’t here decades ago when I saw the old Salt Lake City, a less vibrant and interesting place than the one they were experiencing. Continue reading “Salt Lake City acquires a new taste for adventure. Have a bite.”
Arches. Bryce. Canyonlands. Capitol Reef. Zion. The mere mention of their names evokes images of Technicolor desertscapes, vermilion cliffs and vivid sunsets. They are Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks. Continue reading On a hike through Utah’s ‘Mighty Five,’ the rocks are surreal but the anvils are imaginary
Creating America’s largest ski resort looks simple on paper. Take two ginormous ski areas — Park City and Canyons — build a connecting lift, and behold: America’s biggest mountain destination!
It’s not that simple in practice. Sure, you can add a quickie gondola, rebrand the mountain as One Park City and come up with a catchy slogan (“There is Only One”), but changing the way people think about these two popular Utah resorts will take more than a season or two. Continue reading “How to become America’s largest ski resort”
Utah is synonymous with scenic canyons. With its trademark Delicate Arch on every state license plate, how can it not … Continue reading A real adventure in Utah’s canyons
It’s the last day of ski season in Utah. It’s the end — but it’s also the beginning. Continue reading “Slushing in Utah at the end of the season”