Planning ahead is not my strong point. So, yet another spring passed by where a trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River would elude me. This life-list trip sells out every year through Rocky Mountain River Tours, usually in the middle of powder skiing season, and for good reason. Rated the #1 Wilderness Trip in America, […]

I tried my luck at kite-surfing with the pros at 3B at Deer Creek Reservoir yesterday. I was told in three short lessons I would be flyin’.  So far, there has been more splashing than flying. Because, you know, I needed another expensive adrenaline sport.   Utah is known for the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” but […]

Originally Published by Outdoor Sports Guide Climbing in St. George By Nick Como Ahhh, the season’s first dusting of snow! Most ski bums along the Wasatch Front get giddy at the prospect of deep powder. Hold on partner; don’t break out the rock skis just yet. Climbing and flip flop season can be extended by […]

Originally publish by Outdoor Sports Guide By Nick Como Let’s face it: we live in a connected world. For a time, nothing irritated me more than people bringing cell phones along when recreating outdoors. I loathed the guy perpetually yapping on his cell phone about some big business deal at the trailhead. However, since the […]

Originally Published by Outdoor Sports Guide  Rafting on the Main Salmon River: America’s River of No Return By Nick Como The Main Salmon River is the government name you might find on a map. However, a more often used and apt moniker heard in river-running circles is, “The River of No Return,” derived from the […]

Originally Published by Utah Adventure Journal (Early Spring 13 issue) With an endless supply of outdoor endeavors found in Utah, one may tend to be thirsty by the end of the day’s activities. As a fine wine and cut of steak pair best in the right environment, these watering holes will enhance your days sport of […]

sundance.   Three things, which immediately come to mind when you hear the word are: Redford, art and environment. sundance – the place and experience tends to fit neatly in a box we’ve filed away in our minds about it, reserved mostly as an afterthought. But, this enclave just outside of tightly laced Provo deserves a […]