Category: Outdoor Living


Lessons Learned from a Utah Running Legend

We were training for another race – a 50-mile Ultra Marathon. I, Triston, was slated as a pacer for only 17 miles of the 50, but Tavin was sig...

4 Maintenance Tips for the Season’s First Bike Ride

Summer has officially arrived, and it’s time to hit the trails! Unfortunately, winter can be hard on bikes, and they need attention before cruising ...

Fifth Water Hot Springs – A Scenic Soak

Tucked away in Diamond Fork Canyon is a stunning and rare attraction: Fifth Water Hot Springs. Don’t forget to wear or bring your swimsuit for this ...

Why I Love to Travel

Why do I love to travel?  I have met people that have stayed close to home their entire lives and been perfectly happy. When I was younger I had a 22...

Sled Away in Utah Valley

Winter brings hot chocolate, warm fires, and holiday cheer. However, it also brings plenty of fun outdoor activities like skiing, snowshoeing, ice ska...

Scenic Drives for Fall Colors

Fall is definitely my favorite season. When I moved to Utah Valley six years ago, I was mesmerized by sweater weather, pumpkin patches, and the changi...

Cast Your Line and Catch a Memory

On a warm Fourth of July a number of years ago, I was fishing on the Lower Provo River. The flows were quite high and I found myself looking for a spo...

Fall in the Garden

You did it. You survived the spring and summer and are probably enjoying the fruits of your labors, literally! Now that fall is upon us, there are a f...

Six Lesser Known Hikes In Utah Valley

What do Y Mountain, Murdock Canal Trail, and Timpanogos Cave all have in common?  They are all well known area attractions, and you have likely hiked...

Getting on the Green

Photo courtesy Spanish Oaks Golf Course With beautiful weather now emerging from the chill of early spring, many locals are gearing up to go play in t...