What to Expect Your First Time Cross Country Skiing

Cross country skiing in Park City is one of the true gems of winter. There are peaceful, beautiful trails for every level of skier. Skiing provides a great workout and is lots of fun, but there are a few important things to keep in mind before you head out on to the trail for the first time. What to bring, what to wear and who to go with can all make or break your first time cross-country skiing (sometimes called…

15 Adventurous Things to Do in Park City, Utah Besides Ski

Mother Nature might be in charge of the weather, but here in Park City we write our own script when it comes to adventure. Alpine and cross-country skiing certainly top most people’s list when it comes to exciting winter fun. But those activities aren’t for everyone. Whether it’s a deep powder day or the last storm seems like a distant memory, there’s plenty adventure to be had in Park City besides ski. Outdoor Activities Good in Low Snow Conditions  Snow…

Cross country skiing, staying comfortable exploring the back country or your Park City backyard

Throughout the years many types of skiing have come along, but the first type was cross country skiing. Cross Country skiing goes as far back as 4,500 years ago, depicted in rock art of hunters and travelers on primitive skis! The skis depicted in these rock art show skis not made for speed but to float on top of the snow. Skiing as we know it didn’t show up until the 1800’s in Telemark, Norway. One of the biggest differences…

10 Park City Family Activities On and Off the Slopes

When you shake a snow globe you get a glimpse of the wintery playground that is Park City. As other parts of the country hunker down for the winter season, our town ramps up for serious fun. For Park City family activities in the winter, there is no shortage of enjoyable pursuits on or off the slopes. Whether you are a hard-core powder hound or a cultured theater buff, we have got the winter activity to please young and old….

Winter Fly Fishing: A great way to see a rainbow in a blizzard

While summer weather is more accommodating to being in the elements let alone wading in a river, there are many upsides to winter fly fishing. Only the dedicated, avid angler ventures out after the last of the yellow leaves drop but the fishing is still productive. Trout need to eat year round and although they might be a little slow on the eat; winter is a great time to fly fish.   Having patience will pay off! Don’t forget about…

Is Family Adventure Travel Right for Your Crew?

When you think of taking your family on an adventure, do you hear screaming babies and fighting siblings, or do you see your family exploring nature and learning things together? We like to see the latter, of course! Although adventuring with kids can have its challenges, here are a few reasons that family adventure travel might be better than the laziest poolside vacation you could imagine. Enjoy the Planning Process Kids need adventure in their lives. According to Child Mind: The…

Cheers To Goose: Founder of All Seasons Adventures

In 1972 Goose made the move from Illinois to Salt Lake City to ski for the University of Utah. After school, he decided to move up to Park City for a break and do some more skiing. He enjoyed the area and everyone he met so much he decided to call it home. Along with skiing, Goose became very passionate about fly fishing and took up rafting after moving to P.C. He has been able to explore many of the surrounding…

Columbia Outdry Extreme ECO shell has done so many things right.

The fashion industry is one of the top polluting industries second only to the oil and gas industry. Columbia has taken a big step in mitigating some of this impact with the invent of their new shell. Being an outdoor enthusiast I see firsthand how each of us make a difference from the decision to buy local supporting our communities where we work and play to refusing single use water bottles and purchasing progressive environmentally responsible products. This season as…

Cross Country Skiing

I’m not going to lie my first experience with cross country skiing was challenging. I had spent the majority of the winter living in Panama swimming in the warm 80* waters of the Pacific Ocean, cool morning hours I’d spent running along deserted beaches and even reached the highest point in Panama Volcan Buru solo and watched the sun rise with the Caribbean and Pacific to greet my accomplishment. So in early March when I returned home to Colorado and was…

Utah: Classified As A Boring State?

Recently Area Vibes released an article stating Utah was the second most boring state in the United States. Area Vibes came to this conclusion partly due to population density. It is knows that southern Utah can be desolate and rural but that area is one of the best areas to explore! Needless to say we beg to differ on Utah being a boring state. Not only does Utah offer “The Greatest Snow on Earth” but it also has World Class Ski Resorts…