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6 family-friendly hikes to check out Memorial Day weekend

6 family-friendly hikes to check out Memorial Day weekend<p>By | Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 12:45pm<p>THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Utah is known for its breathtaking …

Hiking

40,000 hikers, no toilet; Kanarraville may limit visitors to protect water

Photo by Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News<p>40,000 hikers, no toilet; Kanarraville may limit visitors to protect water<p>By | Posted May 4th, 2017 @ …

Water

The world’s most dangerous path is reopening to hikers

The "most dangerous path in the world" is reopening for its third season after a gruesome accident caused it to close for 15 years.<p>The Caminito del Rey is a precarious walkway pinned to the edge of a gorge in southern Spain. After five people plummeted to their deaths in two years, the wooden …

Woman completes White Mountains hiking challenge in 1 year

A New Hampshire woman is believed to be the first person to complete an ambitious hiking challenge in the White Mountains in a single year.<p>Sue Johnston, 51, says she has hiked every one of New Hampshire's 4,000-foot mountains in every single month of the year in 2016, The Concord Monitor …

Doctors can now prescribe Jabra fitness headphones to treat obesity, cancer and diabetes

The next time you walk into a doctor's office, you might leave with a prescription for a pair of Jabra fitness-tracking headphones.<p>It's part of a global partnership the audio company announced this week with TrainerMD, the first HIPAA complaint software platform that helps doctors monitor patients' …

Small Utah company wins big award for unique tent design

Cotopaxi, a Utah company, won a "Gear of the Show" award from Outside Magazine at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City recently. …

Salt Lake City

'Glamping': What is it and where can you 'glamp' in Utah

According to Kampground of America's 2016 North American Camper Report, 28.6 million households, or 28 percent of the U.S. population, camp at least …

Glamping

3 high-tech camping gadgets to help you face the wilderness

Technology-infused camping is here to stay.<p>So before you decide to tough out this summer’s rainstorms by hiding in a soggy tent or chug cold coffee to stay awake on a hike, consider picking up a few of the new high-tech products that have been designed to make the great outdoors a little more …

Sheriff: Grizzly kills person near Glacier National Park

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.<p>Brad Treat and another rider were in the Halfmoon Lakes area of the Flathead National Forest when they apparently surprised the bear, …

How a 61-year-old Utah man made history by summiting Everest with two artificial knees

It was a scene from his dreams.<p>Greg Paul stood at the South Summit of Mount Everest during the early hours of May 13 and listened to the guide …

Jabra Sport Pulse Review – Wireless Headset With HR And VO2 Max

Jabra Sport Pulse Review – Wireless Headset With HR And VO2 Max You could say that we are living the days of smart fitness trackers. Some complex, …

Consumer Tech

A complete guide to Vancouver's beaches and outdoor pools

The warm weather is officially here, so you might want to think about taking a swim. Here’s a complete guide to Vancouver’s beaches and outdoor pools.<p>…

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

Hiking

Hruska's Kolaches: BYU alumni introduce Provo, Salt Lake City to family breakfast tradition

PROVO — Hruska’s Kolaches opened the doors of its Provo location on April 1, 2014. The small bakery on Center Street was, and is, the fulfillment of …

Siblings

Escaping the Rat Race

ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, Calif. — Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter on the Pacific Crest Trail in California, abandoning our material world for an alternative …

Filson Wedge Tent

Whether you're looking for rugged shelter in the great outdoors or planning a vintage military reenactment, the Filson Wedge Tent has you covered. …

Big Green Egg MiniMax Grill

Get all the legendary cooking prowess in a more manageable size with the Big Green Egg MiniMax Grill. This diminutive grill stands less than 20" …

Stahl Firepit

With a simple design that only gets better over time, the Stahl Firepit makes a great addition to your carefully manicured yard or patio. It's …

Timberleaf Camping Trailer

Weighing in at under 1,200 pounds yet still offering everything you need for a short stay in the wilderness, the Timberleaf Camping Trailer is a …

Countertops

Traeger Pro Series Grill

16 burgers or 24 hot dogs is a lot of food. The Traeger Pro Series Grill can handle that on its extra rack. It has a digital controller with …

Unexplored Spain: road-tripping around Extremadura

Often overlooked and underrated Extremadura is, in fact, one of Spain’s most fascinating regions, a mix of world-changing history and contemporary culinary delights.<p>This Portuguese-border-hugging homeland of many a conquistador is a place where the past lingers. Venture here and you’ll uncover …

The Flying Tent is a Tent, Bivy, Hammock and Poncho All in One

This successfully funded Kickstarter project promies to shave weight from your pack while providing a comfortable backcountry shelter for …

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

How to Quit Your Job and Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

Jared Blumenfeld has led the pacific southwest region of the Environmental Protection Agency—a district that includes California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii—since 2010. In that time, he’s worked to clean up 150-year-old mines leaching chemicals into the Sierras, uranium mines in Nevada, and …

Hiking to the ‘Living Room’ of SLC

Faith Heaton Jolley/KSL<p>Hiking to the ‘Living Room’ of SLC<p>By | Posted Apr 18th, 2016 @ 12:12pm<p> 23 photos<p>16<p>SALT LAKE CITY — If you are looking for a …

Hiking

Experts Say This Diet Could Help You Lose Weight And Get More Sleep

Because you're trying to lose weight -- not sleep.<p>You might already know that good shut-eye plays a key role in dropping unwanted pounds. Research has consistently connected a lack of sleep to weight gain and, conversely, research shows that good sleep typically helps weight loss.<p>But a new study …

Nutrition

Honda VersAttach

Posted in Gear and Lawn<p>This is not your average wacker. Honda’s gas-powered 4-stroke VersAttach enables you to run a bunch of lawn care tools with …

Love Your Sourdough Starter? In Stockholm, You Can Hire A Sitter For It

Ah, Stockholm: the only city in the world (we think) with such a meticulous dedication to artisanal bread that it's possible to hire a baby sitter for your sourdough starter.<p>Sourdough starter — a fermented mix of flour, water and procreating microorganisms — is the crucial ingredient in bread made …