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To Exceed Your Expectations, Increase Them

Melissa Marsted | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Melissa Marsted

In 1995, six months after the birth of my first son and less than three weeks after I had turned 30, I found myself at the starting line of the St. George (Utah) Marathon, a downhill 26.2 mile route passing the Veyo Volcano, into Snow Canyon and the city of St. George.

Don't Run Away From the Fire. Run Towards a New Life.

Melissa Marsted | Posted 08.05.2015 | Divorce
Melissa Marsted

The night after the 2008 Santa Barbara Tea Fire -- which destroyed my house -- was the last time my then-husband and I would be in a room together with our kids. We switched channels between the local news and The Wizard of Oz.

Top Five Reasons Park City, Utah Is a Foodie Mecca

Elycia Rubin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Elycia Rubin

Mention Park City, Utah and visions of powder-covered slopes, summertime mountain biking, the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the annual Sundance Film Festival instantly come to mind. And, now, after a memorable visit to this year-round wonderland, I'm adding food lover's paradise to the short list.

How One Frozen Chicagoan Ditched Sun For Snow: Finding Peace in the Powder of Park City

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Amy Tara Koch

A ski trip had never given me the come hither. Aside from being remarkably uncoordinated and plagued by back problems and, I reside in the bone chilling tundra of Chicago, trekking to snow felt idiotic when I could revel in sub-zero temps at home.

Room With a View: 11 Hotels With Incredible Vistas

Oyster | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We've trekked from coast to coast seeking out the best views this country has to offer (tough work, but someone's got to do it).

Facebook Stole My Creative Mojo and I Want It Back

Maile Keone | Posted 09.05.2014 | Technology
Maile Keone

My life became about crafting 140 characters, where it used to be about crafting hundreds of words.

Slushing in Utah at the End of Ski Season

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

We're here on the weekend when most of the well-known resorts close. Great timing, I know. Among them: Deer Valley and the Canyons near Park City, and up around Ogden, Snowbasin.

5 Purpose-Built Mountain Bike Trails That Deliver Stoke and Sustainability

Liftopia | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

These trails aren't your average single-track, they are designed with bikes in mind, incorporating features like rolling terrain, banked turns, jumps, boardwalks over soft/sensitive areas, and uniform surfaces. In other words: they are FUN!

The 5 Coolest Distilleries in the World

Vayable | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Vayable

The art of alcohol distillation dates back to some of the earliest civilizations. Today, the practice continues and we highlight some of the coolest places in the world to sip on spirits while gaining an insider view on how they're made.

6 Winter Games Getaways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The Sochi Winter Games are nearly over, but fervor is at a fever pitch (let's just say I've been Googling "where to learn bobsleigh").

Skiing Park City, a Love Story

Fathom | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Fathom

The best thing about skiing around Salt Lake City is there's no need to commit to one ski resort. You're in Utah. You can marry them all.

10 Incredible Million Dollar Ski Houses

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

The best ski homes don't just sit near the best slopes, they ooze luxury and tempt you to never leave. With style, comfort and amazing views, these 10 ski homes let you live like a local -- a very wealthy local -- in the best ski resorts in the world.

#Waywire Curators at Sundance (Sort of)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

Ok, the truth is -- we've been to Sundance -- but not in a while. It's cold there, and while the films are great -- we've decided we can do a bette...

Live Video Becomes the Hot New Web Trend

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

For a week in the middle of the winter, all the world's film geeks trundle off to the cold -- to screen, drink, and party their way through the annual...

Top 4 Places to Learn to Ski and Snowboard

Liftopia | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

What do beginner skiers and snowboarders daydream about? Mostly not being cold, not getting hurt, and not being embarrassed. Not exactly inspirational, huh?

5 Marvelous December Getaways with Kids

MiniTime | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

'Tis the season for family togetherness and, hopefully, a chance to get away with the kids for a few days.

Best Mountain Music Venues You May Be Missing

Liftopia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

When it comes to memorable mountain music venues, there are some places that stand out in hearts and minds for good reason, like Red Rocks or Telluride during the Bluegrass Festival. But there are other mountain gems that are still waiting to be discovered by the masses.

Red, White, & Waterless

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Indeed, a number of studies show that Lake Mead, the source of water for the Lake, has lost more than half of its volume over the past three decades. So what do we do about this? Traditional Native American rain dances perhaps?

5 Summer Travel Destinations with Kids

Alison Lewis | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

When I plan travel with my three children, I look for destinations that will keep them active and satisfied. Here, I've gathered five of my favorite summer getaways that offer the best in healthy traveling. My kids and I absolutely love them!

9 Amazing Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Our favorite summer amenities and where to find them.

GOP Chairman Goes On Ski Vacation With Wall Street

ProPublica | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

by Justin Elliott ProPublica, April 30, 2013, 9:55 a.m.In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the House F...

Live From Sundance 2013: The Wrap-up

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew I had been at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival too long the day I was in the checkout line at the Fresh Market supermarket that's in the same st...

PHOTOS: 14 Luxurious Ski Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Skiing is one of our favorite winter activity: There's just something about getting out in the fresh air and fresh powder that does a body good.

Park City Restaurant Employs Bouncer To Keep Out Non-Locals

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.16.2013 | Small Business

For the fifth year in a row, Uptown Fare, a small soup-and-sandwich eatery in the heart of Park City, Utah, will turn out-of-towners away at the door ...

PHOTOS: Top Ski Resort Spas

Liftopia | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Liftopia

The water is traditionally piping hot, but you can cool down with icy washcloths over your face.