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Cross-country Skiing in the Tracks of Olympians

  • Posted On: 12/28/18 at 10:26 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Nobody in my group believes me when I tell them this is the first time I've ever touched a ski. I grew up in Utah but my family didn't ski, and when I graduated from sledding I went straight to a snowboard. I tell the cross-country ski instructor that I've been here to Soldier Hollow before, though. I came to help my uncle Steve install some gigantic Olympic rings for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games when I was 16.

Finding the best Snowmobile Trails in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 12/18/18 at 09:43 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Revving our engines, we climb through dense forest, leaning into our turns as we aim our snowmobiles toward the summit, fresh snow lightly falling around us. Our guide and local snowmobiling expert, Brent Hill, is the owner of Daniels Summit Lodge, and he grooms these trails every day all winter long. He has the trail map memorized and doesn’t hesitate as he hangs quick turns through the seemingly endless wilderness.

Wild Heber: Close-to-Home Adventure

  • Posted On: 10/18/18 at 10:06 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
At the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor Center, park ranger Kathy Donnell had warned us part of the Pine Creek Trail was under water. The raging spring runoff was covering the trail, but no worry: the other side of the creek had a trail that was perfectly fine.

6 restaurants for the perfect outdoor meal

  • Posted On: 7/5/18 at 10:33 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
With cool mountain evenings, beautiful sunsets, and delicious food, Heber Valley is a great place dine "al fresco." Here's our guide to outdoor dining in teh Heber Valley.

5 Rewarding Trails in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 6/13/18 at 03:52 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The Heber Valley and its surrounding landscapes are home to some of the most beautiful mountains, forests, streams, lakes, and other natural features, that Utah has to offer. The valley is located just 20 minutes south of Park City and 1 hour from Salt Lake City, with an array of lodging and dining options suitable for an extensive and unforgettable visit.