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Triple Falls Moderate

<b>As of 9/2/2017, this trail is closed for the foreseeable future due to the Eagle Creek Fire.</b><p><b>NOTE: This trail was heavily damaged by a rainstorm just</b> …

The Best Day Hike in Every State

Nothing against life-list treks that take months to plan and weeks to hike. We live for those dream trips, too. But we live through dayhikes. The …

Hockett Meadow via Atwell-Hockett Trail Strenuous

Early explorers of the Sierra Nevada Mountains often set their sights not on the lofty peaks, sparkling lakes, and lush meadows but on the area’s …

Utah Hike of the Week: Ruth Lake in the Uintas

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Why SAFE notes are not safe for entrepreneurs

Pascal Levensohn Contributor<p>Pascal Levensohn is a San Francisco-based venture capitalist with over 22 years of VC experience through Levensohn Venture Partners and Dolby Family Ventures. He is a former director of the National Venture Capital Association.<p>Andrew Krowne Contributor<p>Andrew Krowne is a …

A Guide to Traveling Iceland in a Campervan

The struggle of traveling Iceland: wanting to see farther than a hotel balcony view, but not quite willing to commit to the challenges of braving …

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The side of Bali you’ve never seen

While chilling out on white sand beaches and indulging in the comforts that come with plush, five-star hotels, are usually the stuff of holiday …

A Snap Guide to Road Tripping Through the Mighty Five

A brief tip sheet on how to do Utah’s most famous National Parks.<p>No road trip in America is more visually mind-blowing than a tour of the Mighty Five—the tight cluster of national parks in Utah that include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. Whether you start in Salt Lake …

Top 5 Moab Mountain Bike Trails

Choosing the top five trails in Moab is a bit like choosing your favourite song. It all depends on what kind of mood you're in, your energy level or …

POV: Dave’s Trail – Moab, Utah

Eligible founder Katelyn Gleason’s plan to upend the billion dollar medical billing industry

Medical billing is a largely untapped and lucrative industry, potentially pulling in $55 billion globally by 2020. But its inner workings are still very murky — most of the time it’s not clear how much something will cost and sometimes you don’t even get the (possibly whopping) bill until months …

Elizabeth Warren: emerging voice of America’s opposition

The weeks following the inauguration of the 45th American president have been far from easy for the Republican party. Instead of enjoying the afterglow of victory, the party has contended with the fallout from the ascension of an inexperienced, unpredictable, enraged and lawless leader; opinion …

Donald Trump

Best Backpacking Destinations 2017

You have probably jotted backpacking on your list, as you are done with fancy travels, touristy places, and in fact looking at something richer and …

New Zealand

Sanders on Trump: 'This guy is a fraud'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders accused President Donald Trump of falling short of commitments to middle-class voters, pointing to his Cabinet and senior advisers' ties to Wall Street.<p>"This guy is a fraud," Sanders told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" Sunday.<p>"This guy ran …

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5 Reasons You Need to Ride Mountain Bikes in Sedona

We love this town for its world-class trails, but it also caters to those who like to pedal in many other ways<p>Two years ago, we moved our annual bike test from Tucson, Arizona, to Sedona. While Tucson was an excellent venue, Sedona has proved to be the optimal testing ground. This town has the best …

Mountain Biking

Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails in the US and Canada, State-by-State (2016)

Each year Singletracks ranks the most popular mountain bike trails based on the number and quality of Singletracks members’ reviews, along with the …

The 6 Best Moab Trails for Beginners and Casual Riders

Not only is Moab the first name most cyclists think of when asked about a “mountain bike destination,” it’s also one of the first places that comes …

Mountain Biking

At one end of Trump's revived Keystone XL pipeline there is a scene you must see to believe

One is the contentious $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which would shuttle petroleum more than 1,100 miles, from North Dakota's Bakkan oil fields to holding tanks in Patoka, Illinois.<p>The other is the Keystone XL pipeline — a new segment of the existing Keystone Pipeline system, which begins in …

How to Keep Proper Corporate Records

Staying on top of your corporate record-keeping is essential for both legal and strategic reasons.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For most entrepreneurs, corporate record-keeping is the least fun part of the job. When you’re running a growing business, it’s tempting to …

10 of the Best MTB Trails You've Never Heard Of

Usually the most famous trails deserve their renown and respect, as they provide those features most mountain bikers seek for maximum entertainment …

Hiking

BEST THINGS TO DO IN LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

Luang Prabang is a widely revered location in Laos, often discussed in dorm rooms across Southeast Asia as a future destination or a great memory. …

The 20 Most Tantalizing MTB Trails of 2016, According to Singletracks Readers - Singletracks Mountain Bike News

Featuring thousands of trails all around the world, the Singletracks trail database is your first stop for MTB trail research and trip planning. …

Lake Superior

The Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Portugal and the Azores to Canada (yes—all of it), these 17 editor-endorsed destinations are the best places to travel this year.<p>New Zealand<p>Tokyo-Kanazawa-Kyoto<p>Zimbabwe<p>Rwanda<p>Buenos Aires<p>Chilean Patagonia<p>Uruguay

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What Google Doesn't Want You to Hear About Link-Building for SEO

Google's penalty for manipulative links has left too many entrepreneurs hoping and praying for people to link to them. Here's a more pragmatic approach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Search engine optimization (SEO) is intimidating to the casual observer. Not only is …

Utah Mountain Biking - Mountain Bike Trails in Utah - Ride Utah

<b>Park City</b><p>Park City is the world's only IMBA Gold-level riding destination. IMBA bestowed this accolade on Park City for the diversity of trails, the …

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Lessons from Shippo’s Series A

Closing a Series A is notoriously hard — so much so that it has been coined the “Series A Crunch.” It’s estimated that only about 25 percent of startups that raise a seed round go on to close an A round.<p>Shippo, a multi-carrier shipping API, is one startup that made it through. Last month, the …

The Must-Do 3 Days of Mountain Biking in Moab, UT

Moab is considered to be one of the premier mountain biking destinations in the world, and has been ranked by singletracks as the Mountain Biking …

Mountain Biking

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3-Day Itinerary for Redwood National + State Parks

California’s old-growth coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) spark a calling for many. The tallest and some of the oldest living organisms on earth, …