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Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Utah

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Utah
It’s hard not to have a good time camping in Utah, but if you don’t go prepared, it’s likely you’ll wish you were sleeping in…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Utah

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Utah
Utah is a camper’s dream. With plenty of outdoor attractions, majestic mountains, stunningly clear skies, and a seemingly infinite number of…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Utah

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Utah
Craving a nature-induced nirvana? Immerse yourself in the unbelievable beauty of Utah by taking a backpacking trip. It may sound daunting, but a…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Utah

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Utah
Herds of eager campers from across the globe flock to Utah every year in search of the quintessential outdoor experience. And while Utah’s…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Utah

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Utah
For some people who want to escape their busy lives, totally roughing it in a tent isn’t an option—especially when you still need access…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Utah

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Utah
Trail running is a vigorous hybrid of running and hiking. For some, this could mean the workout of their nightmares, but for others, trail running is…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Utah

5 Energizing Hikes in Utah
Utah is a world-class hiking destination. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely hike, a scenic hike, or the chance to break a sweat, Utah is…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Utah

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Utah
Sometimes, the best views come from the hardest climbs, but that doesn’t mean the hardest climbs have to be uncomfortable. With the right gear,…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Goblin Valley State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Goblin Valley State Park
With 45 state parks in Utah, there’s no question why the state is one of the most popular for camping and outdoor-related tourism. From the…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Utah

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Utah
Birdwatching is kind of like treasure-hunting: the search is rewarding and gives you access to special moments you wouldn’t be able to see…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Utah

5 Great Hiking Trails in Utah
Utah would hardly be Utah without hiking. From a young age, most Utahans are exposed to some sort of outdoor adventuring, and a love for traversing…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Utah

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Utah
When it comes to hiking, it’s nearly impossible to beat the American West. And for many Utah residents, the state’s scenery and outdoor…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Utah

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Utah
Jet skiing: is there a better way to zoom around on your favorite body of water? According to most jet skiers, no. Jet skiing is the one and…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Utah

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Utah
Paddleboarding is catching steam in Utah, and despite the state’s lack of “beach,” there’s a vast number of great…
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10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping

10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping
It’s sweltering out, and the air conditioning is beckoning, but you’re longing to get away on just one more camping trip of the summer.…
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How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide

How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide
As much as America is a country defined by grit, franchise hamburgers, and interstate highways, you could also say ours is a nation defined by deer.…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Utah

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Utah
There are few activities as exhilarating as kayaking. And the best news? The activity is accessible for all. You don’t have to be an expert,…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer
Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success

Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success
The most natural tendency for bowhunters looking for the best place to ambush a big whitetail in the early season is to gravitate toward the field…
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5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States

5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States
Of the four seasons, fall is by far the most popular for riding ATVs that seat one or two people, and “side-by-sides” that seat two to…
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How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days

How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days
It’s hot, it’s humid and the dog days of summer are living up to their billing. But bass don’t stop biting just because the heat…
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Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!

Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world for good reason: It’s easy to learn, fun, refreshing, awesome core…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Utah

10 Best Bait and Tackle Shops in Utah
Utah is a fisherman’s dream. Featuring plenty of freshwater lakes, reservoirs, streams, and rivers, in addition to the famous Great Salt Lake,…
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Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year

Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year
Archery industry manufacturers seem to have fractured into two factions lately. On one side you have high-end, uber-expensive equipment that while…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started

Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started
Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you…
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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking
There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids

How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids
When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and…
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Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro

Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro
Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a…
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National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun

National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month. This annual event is your chance to invite a friend…
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WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro

WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro
In August, Bryan Maess and his group were fishing near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. A GoPro camera mounted on the…
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WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!

WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!
  This wakeboarder glided up next to his boat in style, managed to catch a beer, and then…you’ll just have to see what…
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7 Best Motorsport Retailers and Rentals in Utah

7 Best Motorsport Retailers and Rentals in Utah
Heading off road isn’t necessarily for the faint of heart, but for those who crave exhilarating experiences, the activity is definitely worth…
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How to Scout Deer the Easy Way

How to Scout Deer the Easy Way
The problem with scouting whitetails during mid-summer is that the woods are as uninviting as they’ll be all year. From hordes of mosquitoes to…
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WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat

WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat
A group of people on the Pangolin Photo Safari on the Chobe River in Botswana were greeted by an unlikely guest while zipping across the water. A…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range
When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now

Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now
What if I told you about a hunting opportunity that’s happening right now, which offers abundant access to productive land, requires a minimum…
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Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For

Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For
People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right…
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WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash

WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash
While competing in the Red Bull Rampage, a freeride mountain bike competition held in Utah, rider Nicholi Rogatkin withstood one of the most…
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10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Utah

10 Best Outdoor Festivals in Utah
Utah is well-known for its incredible natural beauty—from the soaring Wasatch Mountains and the haunting arroyos of Zion and Canyonlands…
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Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting

Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting
A couple of years ago I walked up to a trail camera in north-central Wisconsin to check the images. When I opened it up to retrieve the SD card, I…
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Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure

Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure
There’s something downright elegant about stripping life down to its basic elements: shelter and food (and, ideally, good company). We’re…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro
The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America
Summer is here and now is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. Outfitted trips can be found all across the U.S. and…
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How to Choose the Best Times to Fish

How to Choose the Best Times to Fish
The best time to go fishing is whenever you can. While that old maxim has merit and speaks to the value of fishing just for the fun of it, there are…
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