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GPS Navigation in the Wilds: Getting Started

Experts from Magellan accompany GreatOutdoors.com editor Peter Potterfield on a series of hikes in Utah's Arches National Park to demonstrate the benefits of using handheld GPS devices like the new eXplorist 310 to navigate in the wilds--and to show how easy it is to get started.

Hiking Utah's Cedar Mesa Country

This unique plateau in southeastern Utah soars to 7,000 feet but harbors dozens of canyons slicing through the layer cake of the Colorado Plateau. With the greatest concentration of ancient Anasazi ruins on earth, Cedar Mesa’s landscape and artifacts make it a great place to kick off the hiking season.

 

Riding the White Rim -- In a Day

By Leighton White

Most mountain bikers who take on  Moab’s classic White Rim Trail  do it as a two or three day ride with “sag wagon” support. But Colorado based Leighton White likes to do the entire 100-mile length of the trail in a single day to kick off the spring season. Follow along as White gives us a blow by blow, curve by curve description of this epic ride, despite broken spokes and a steep finish.

 

Deer Valley, The Gold Standard in Skiing

By Andrew McLean

There's a lot to learn about how to get the most out of skiing in Park City, Utah. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean explores his own back yard (yes, he lives there) and in this comprehensive three part story gives us the lowdown on the different sides to this unique ski town. In this, Part II of Andrew McLean's Look at his own backyard: Deer Valley

Skiing Utah's Park City

By Andrew McLean

There's a lot to learn about how to get the most out of skiing in Park City, Utah. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean explores his own back yard (yes, he lives there) and in this comprehensive three part story gives us the lowdown on the different sides to this unique ski town.

Heaps Canyon: A Technical Canyoneering Classic

By Andrew McLean

Slot canyons exist all over the world, but there's nowhere on earth
that can match the quantity and quality of the classic slots of
Southern Utah.

Powder Plays

By Jim Gorman

Eleven out-the-backdoor snow stashes where winter's worst is the main attraction.

Two-Day Triumph

By Jim Gorman

Rafting Cali's best white water, biking among bison, and eight other ways to make a weekend less ordinary.

Hidden Treasures of Anasazi Country

Thousand year old ruins and inscrutable rock art add interest and mystery to hiking the scenic canyons of Southern Utah's Cedar Mesa.

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Video: The Collective

Mountain bike marvels captured on 16 mm film! View 12 of the superfriends as they journey to Hawaii, the Northwest and Utah to redefine the perfect line!

Powder Perfect

By Kari Bodnarchuk

The Interconnect Adventure Tour is a backcountry ski outing that connects six of Utah's most famous ski resorts in a single day

The Lost World of Range Creek

A Utah rancher kept the remnants of a thousand-year-old village under wraps for 50 years until advancing age forced him to reveal his secret.

A Noncamper Conquers Canyonlands

By Karen Laski

Self-confessed non-camper Karen Laski spends 12 days in the wild and enjoys (almost) every minute of it.

Shooting Zion & Bryce

By Bob Krist

Traveling photographer Bob Krist tells you how to take pictures every bit as dazzling as America's Southwest.

Kings Peak Lives Up to its Name

By Chris Rice

A three-day hike in Utah's high Uinta Wilderness culminates in sensory nirvana atop the state's highest peak.

Spring Destinations: Southern Utah

By Dan Smuts

With five national parks, seven national monuments and millions of acres of BLM land, Utah is a hiker's paradise.

Family Hiking in Little Wild Horse Canyon

By Craig Martin

If you enjoy hiking with your children, don't take them to Little Wild Horse Canyon. It'll spoil them rotten.

Bryce Canyon's Navajo Trail

By Colleen Swift

Exploring Navajo Trail with a camera. Take a hike and take away a record of the best in Utah's desert scenery.

White Rim Trail: Scenic Multi-Day Loop

By David Nelson

The White Rim Trail clings to the precipitous canyon walls on narrow shelf roads, following the Green and Colorado rivers in a loop through the national park.

Two Gems on Ogden's Skyline Trail

By Chris Rice

In the often overlooked city of Ogden lie two exhilarating and challenging segments of the Skyline Trail infrequently traveled and waiting to be explored.

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