Trip report: Backpacking & ice climbing in the Wind River RangeThis past September wrapped up with snow and ice—and a safe passage from the Elkhart-Pole Creek trailhead to Titcomb Basin over six days.
A Day in the Life of a Thru-Hiker: 808 Miles on the Gröna BandetAn eight-part mini-series chronicling Bryden Bowley's 808-mile Gröna Bandet thru-hike, with videos released throughout the year.
Trip report: Backpacking in Utah's Deseret Peak WildernessUtah's West Desert is often overlooked—and maybe that's all the more reason to venture out into the beautiful solitude the area offers.
Gear we love: 2022/23 Elan skis and bindingsBack at GEAR:30 for another winter season, we're excited to offer the 2022/23 collection of Elan skis and bindings, including an all-new touring ski.
Which Utah national park is the best?So you want to spend some time exploring Utah's national parks, but maybe don't have time to visit all of "The Mighty 5." Which national parks should be at the top of your list?
Gear we love: Western Mountaineering sleeping bagsRead about our favorite features, shop Western Mountaineering, and learn how to wash your down sleeping bag.
The best mountain biking trails near OgdenA list of our favorite mountain biking trails near Ogden, ranked by skill level.
- Mekenna Malan
7 Day Trips from Ogden to Beat the HeatYou could take a dip in the community pool...or you could enjoy all the beauty that a Utah summer has to offer (and stay cool while doing it).
The Best of Ogden: Paddleboarding at Causey Reservoir with NRSNeed to escape the summer heat? Causey Reservoir is a mountain oasis a short drive away from downtown Ogden. Watch our newest Best of Ogden video to see for yourself!
Here's what to do at Ogden's ski resorts this summerThese three ski resorts boast gorgeous scenery and action-packed activities—even in the summer months. And, most importantly, it's a few degrees cooler up there.
Backpacking Gear List: Beginner, Intermediate & UltralightWhile backpacking, most of your pack weight comes from your four largest pieces of gear: your backpack, tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad. We recommend our top picks for each of these items here, as well as the perfect hiking shoe, water filter, and stove system for your skill level.
- Mekenna Malan
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