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Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

...to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.Joe Campanelli was using his iPhone to record the sun-splayed Wasatch mountains Monday when the skier descended into a steep gully filled with loose snow in Grizzly Gulch, a short distance from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-12/backcountry-skier-survives-avala
Outdoors

...in 2011 Judd conquered the course in 26 hours, 46 minutes, climbing roughly 26,882 vertical feet through the Wasatch Mountains and placing second.The following year, she shaved two-and-a-half hours off her previous time, handily winning...

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Arts & Entertainment
Hiking bear free in Utah?: Caves are educational, but watch out for rattlesnakes

...climb to 6,700 feet to tour Timpanogos Cave. The cave, or actually three caves, are in Mount Timpanogos in the Wasatch Mountains that skirt the eastern edge of Salt Lake City, American Fork, Orem, Provo ... in fact most cities in northern...

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Opinion
S. Utah's Tushar range boasts wonderfully scenic ATV, hiking trails

...state's most easily accessed over-12,000-feet mountain. Regular hiking season is July to September. The Wasatch Mountain Club ranks the Delano hike at a 7.7 in difficulty. In comparison, Ensign Peak holds a 1.5 rating, Bald Mountain...

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Most runners just glad to finish 100-Mile Wasatch race

...at this ski area in Big Cottonwood Canyon for the last and toughest quarter of a 100-mile footrace through the Wasatch Mountains. ''If I really thought about what the next 25 miles entails, I would not get out of this chair,'' said Tim...

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Hiker has scaled about 60 Wasatch peaks, plans book

...lesser-known hikes in the Wasatch Mountains. He hopes to include detailed...he says. What keeps the Wasatch Mountains on par with Colorado's finest...This year, he joined the Wasatch Mountain Club, in part to help him with...

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