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Interview- Laynee Jones of Mountain Accord

Interview- Laynee Jones of Mountain Accord

  Mountain Accord is a public process, bringing together more than 20 organizations and nearly 200 stakeholders to create a blueprint for the future that preserves the legacy of the Wasatch. Mountain Accord was established to make critical decisions and implement solutions to preserve the Central Wasatch and ensure its long-term vitality. An Executive Committee […]

Favorites for 2015- The UAJ 99

Favorites for 2015- The UAJ 99

  Wasatch Snow Forecast The previous three winters, or is it four, have been somewhat of a bust snow wise. While great turns have been had here and there, they’ve lacked consistency. Trying to make sense of the cluttered NOAA discussions can be challenging if you are attempting to storm track and give your boss […]

The UAJ 99-Favorites for 2015

The UAJ 99-Favorites for 2015

  Lonely Singletrack The development of mountain biking trails along the Wasatch Front and Back continues at an impressive pace, allowing riders to spread out, link trail systems and enjoy a longer riding season by starting out low, and then heading for the higher elevations as things melt out in spring and summer. Until all […]

The Public Lands Debate- A Legal Gamble, or a State's Right?

The Public Lands Debate- A Legal Gamble, or a State’s Right?

        Business leaders and advocates for the outdoor recreation and tourism industry are not impressed by the State of Utah’s crusade to wrest control of public lands from the federal government. They say the move is a land grab designed to privatize vast tracts of the public domain and put it into […]

The UAJ 99

The UAJ 99

  A Non- Scientific Compilation of our Favorite Things in Utah and Beyond!   The assignment is rather simple, places, things, topics, whatever; it just has to apply somehow to the outdoors, and the reasons why we love them. This is by no means a complete list, there are way to many things that we […]

Building it by Hand- For the Love of Snow

Building it by Hand- For the Love of Snow

Everybody in the snowsports world knows that Utah is famous for the copious amounts of powder, and the terrain of the Wasatch is equal in its recognition. Throw in the ingredients of a nearby metropolis with an international airport, a knowledgeable and savvy outdoor scene, world class terrain that entertains a large number of outdoor […]