The problem, as I see it, is with the whole "mountain" part of the equation. Riding up a mountain involves nothing but unmitigated pain, and riding down a mountain -- when one is as bad a biker as I am -- is a terrifying, white-knuckle experience.
Frank Giustra - key power broker and close colleague of former President Bill Clinton - has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of U.S. Oil Sands, an Alberta-based company aiming to develop tar sands deposits in Utah's Uintah Basin.
In these bizarre times, it's best to keep an open mind, especially when the government suddenly throws a wrench in your national park vacation plans. For those seeking take a trip anytime in the foreseeable future, all is not lost.
The Utes appear balanced overall, ranking #50 offensively and #54 defensively, but that's a little misleading. Utah remains among the better teams in the country at stopping the run. That's very important to note as BYU runs the ball 64.1 percent of the time.
Greenland Mega Canyon Helps Hasten Melt reports Bryan Kahn at Climate Central. Under more than a mile of ice lies this newly discovered canyon, which ...
In 2009, on my very first road trip, the State of Utah contacted me and asked me to visit Salt Lake City. Invisible People is not your conventional ho...
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.
It seems fairly certain that as long as we gulp down barrels and barrels of oil each day, we are going to have pipelines and pipeline spills. There is a solution, admittedly not an easy one: get off the gasoline kick.
If you voted for Reagan, Bush senior, or George Bush Jr. or any senator or congressman who denies the reality of climate change, you must take responsibility for all of its terrible consequences.
Even a short break from the stress of everyday life is enough to trigger a renewed sense of health and well-being. But choose to spend your reprieve at a wellness retreat, and your mental and physical fitness will reach new heights.
Want a guaranteed way to beat the heat? Pack up the kids and hit the slopes. More than half of U.S. ski resorts now offer summer pursuits, from zip lines, alpine slides and summer tubing hills to mountain biking, bungee trampolines and disc golf.
Shouldn't the Grand Canyon be considered sacred by all Americans? Do we want to risk contaminating it for what amounts to forever -- just so mining companies can profit from high uranium prices?
When we travel, we become reliant upon others and interact most with people who are helping us along our journey.
Now is the time for those who manage our federal public lands to prioritize protecting the recreational, cultural and natural treasures of those lands, rather than promoting dirty fuels development and contributing to our climate crisis.
Tar-sands mining is a terrible idea anywhere for all kinds of reasons, but the idea of doing it right next door to some of our greatest national parks, in one of the most spectacular wilderness landscapes of North America, is like slashing the Mona Lisa with a box cutter.
This week, Israel has been safe and was my best travel bet. She wears a lot of beautiful hats -- and I've been embraced and hugged by them all. I was respectful in my behavior and they returned the kindness. I'm not religious, but I pray the next person finds Israel as happy as I leave it.