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 […]

Originally blogged by Ski Utah Eat: Powder. Play: Before the Sun comes up and after it goes down. Ramble: Work 9-5, ski the other 18 hours! Working at a ski resort, from a rookie turning screws in a rental shop to a Marketing Director a decade nothing short of an amazing dream come true. I’ve […]

Originally on the Downtown SLC blog. Eat: Ten courses, which are both art and food. Play: Urban playground Ramble: SLC grows up. I love finding proof that our city is growing up. The latest piece of evidence is between State & Main on 400 S. Once a knife shop, the new Nata Gallery space is […]

Originally blogged by Ski Utah. Eat: Liquid Dinner Play: On The Greatest Snow on Earth Ramble: The only thing dry in Utah is the powder! So you’ve heard rumors that Utah is a dry state. As with most rumors, there is not much truth involved, but somehow it spreads like a lake-effect storm. It is […]

Eat: Copper Onion One of the best spots for lunch or dinner in Salt Lake, the Copper Onion is also a fantastic go to choice for après work drinks and snacks. Aside from the fact it’s just across the courtyard from my downtown office, the Copper Onion is a reliable choice since they serve food […]

View from Angels Landing

Eat: Spotted Dog Café, Singha. Play: Zion, Bryce, Moab. Ramble on: Zion, Bryce, Moab. Ramblin’: I miss free camp spots in Utah! July is known for many things: Fourth of July fireworks, Pioneer Day (if you live in Utah), long summer nights; but not camping in the desert as the temperatures make it a tad […]

Eat: Hells Backbone Grill Play: Two meals in a row! Ramble on: Hwy 12 Ramblin’: Why do we have to call chef’s “Chef” ? If there was ever a town with two faces, Boulder would certainly top the list. Not that Boulder; I’m referring to the one in Utah. With a population under 250, there […]