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6 Sundance Films that Embraced the Power of Travel

You can always count on the Sundance Film Festival to share outstanding independent films — and luckily for us, the festival screened quite a few travel-related flicks this year. Whether those films shined a...

Meet Pando, the Trembling Giant

A giant lives in a forest of central Utah. It spreads itself before the banks of Fish Lake. When the wind blows through the valley, it quakes. It is ancient, older than any human...
The Utah State Capitol on an overcast spring day in Salt Lake.

A Local’s Guide to Salt Lake City

My family moved to the capital of Utah when I was five years old, and I’m glad we did because I really love it here. I know, I know — Salt Lake City isn’t...

Landscape and Astrophotography in Utah’s National Parks

Growing up surrounded by the crystal-clear waters and tropical forests of Puerto Rico, Jesse Echevarria fell in love with the brilliance of the night sky, eventually developing a knack for astrophotography and landscape photography....

10 U.S. National Parks You Didn’t Know Existed

There are 58 national parks in America, their landscapes ranging dramatically from canyons and mountains to sand dunes and islands. Conversations regarding these majestic wonders are often dominated by big names such as Zion,...
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More Than Just Parks: Zion

The Pattiz brothers like to describe Zion National Park as “the Yosemite of the desert.” The filmmakers of More Than Just Parks ventured to the park during the autumn months, the time of year...

The Enchanting Landscapes of Utah

James Udall (@jkudall) has been enchanted by the landscapes of Utah for as long as he can remember. Photography is his way of bringing the valleys, mountains and vistas of the state to the...

Petroglyphs and Public Land: A Case For 27 Monuments

As Brent Rose stared up at the ancient petroglyphs in wonder, he noted that they were immaculately preserved, almost as if they’d only been carved the week before. Their artistry impressed him. The petroglyphs...

Hitting the Rails: Salt Lake to Green River

Catching the 3:30 am train from Salt Lake City was more a matter of staying up late than waking up early. I arrived at the station with my friend, fellow photographer Blake Pack, with...

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