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5 essential winter hiking tips from Ben

1. Bring a pair of Yaktrax. Usually only around $20, Yaktrax are super lightweight making them an easy addition to your hiking pack. They quickly slip onto the bottom of your boots and can be a life saver offering traction on icy trails and walkways.

2. Check out hikes with views that may... read more.

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Our resident Dynamic Operations Guru, Ben Sander, is a seasoned veteran of hiking. He's also lived in some chilly places with ample winter hiking options. He's got some great tips for us!

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Going beyond the Mighty Five National Parks in Utah

When someone says National Parks and Utah you most likely think of national parks like Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce, Zion and perhaps even Capitol Reef. Did you know that southern Utah has six other national park units celebrating some of the best cultural and natural wonders in the state?  

In the fall of 2014 I made it my goal along with my parents to visit all the park units in Southern Utah to enjoy the diversity of landscapes and cultures the National Park System and other federal agencies protect in the region. We joined a guided tour for the first part which focused on Arches and Canyonlands which you may know has set records for visitation in the last few years which may result in a reservation system to enter the park. The advantage...   read more.

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Utah is BEAUTIFUL. STUNNING. AMAZING. INCREDIBLE. Do you need any more reason to go there? Read on :)

Where to find wildlife in Yellowstone?

Yellowstone National Park’s wildlife can mostly be found in two main areas, Lamar Valley and Hayden Valley. Lamar Valley has been called by many, "America’s Sergenti" for the diversity of species you can see on any given wildlife drive or hike in the area. It's astounding how much wildlife you can find.

Some examples of wildlife you'll find in Yellowstone National Park include bison, wolves, moose, elk, pronghorn sheep, bighorn sheep, and the elusive black and grizzly bears. While most of these animals can be found in Lamar Valley (when the timing is right‍‍), if you don't have much luck there you can head a bit farther south in the park to Hayden Valley. Here you will can be treated to huge herds of bison and rolling hills, making for some delightful photo opportunities....   read more.

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Beyond Yellowstone's thermal wonders are two valleys, Lamar and Hayden, full of wildlife to view and enjoy in their natural state.