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Fall Hikes Near Salt Lake City

My [growing] Collection of Top Utah Hiking Trails

In this post I share my top Utah hiking trail posts organized by area, season, difficulty and even one for dogs who hike. Most I … [Read More...]

Hydrating at Altitude

Hydrating for Extreme Adventure

Headaches, nausea, and confusion are wearing you down and you can’t continue. “I have to turn back,” you mumble, calling an end to … [Read More...]

Sun Basket Box on Table

From farm to my table: Sun Basket (really) delivered

Whoa! This is one product review I’d like to volunteer to do over and over. Sun Basket was that good! That it included food … [Read More...]

10 Burning Man Images theactiveexplorer.com

Keeping it real: 10 images of Burning Man 2015

For one week per year, an ancient lake-bed filled with alkali dust becomes the third largest city in Nevada. When it’s over, not a … [Read More...]

Half-marathon training Theactiveexplorer.com

Why it took 13.1 miles to believe I’m a runner

I’m a runner. There, I said it. I wouldn’t believe it until I ran a half-marathon, but now I can’t deny it. I didn’t run just any … [Read More...]

Planning meals on the run.

A menu for adventure: Staying active and well fed

  I like to eat. This mostly has to do with my active lifestyle; I burn calories fast when I’m running, climbing, or … [Read More...]