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Road Trip: Lava Hot  Springs

Road Trip: Lava Hot Springs

All summer the town of Lava Hot Springs bustles with the hum of tourism. Families in RV’s fish the Portneuf River, high school kids on dates float on rented tubes down the easy riffles. Old people soak in the natural thermal pools–despite the blazing sun–and about 10,000 people cram into the olympic swimming complex. Middle […]

Kayaking the Ogden Area

Kayaking the Ogden Area

As I stood and poured the water out of my kayak, watching the river careen around a blind corner downstream, I felt alone and scared. My buddy had been in the lead and didn’t see me get sucked back into the hydraulic where the pounding water imploded my skirt, filling the boat with water. I […]

The Newest Mecca – Snow Kiting in Utah

The Newest Mecca – Snow Kiting in Utah

How many different sports call Utah a Mecca? Add a new one; Snow kiting. Utah has become the destination spot and fastest growing population base for snow kiters in the country. Most of us have seen or heard about kite surfing, using a huge kite (think Wal-Mart Snoopy Kite on crack) and a surfboard to […]