From exploring mining relics to distilling your own gin, make long winters better with these local tours in Park City, Utah. Print and online story.
The holidays: It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but staying active through the
merriment can be challenging. Counteract the cookies and cocoa with festive fitness events that let you catch the spirit on the run. Whether you celebrate the season in the Big Apple or snowy Salt Lake City, don your ugliest holiday sweater and brave the cold at these six winter runs across America.
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Unlike the sufferfests of yesteryear, modern retreats focus on healthy weight-loss techniques, relaxation, and restoration, and most importantly, having fun. And at Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah, that's what they specialize in.
Once the delta of ancient Lake Bonneville, today the aptly-named city of Delta is known as a base camp for exploring the Little Sahara Sand Dunes and the West Desert. Delta is an excellent home base for rockhounding in the Great Basin and riding off-highway vehicles (OHVs). Others use Delta as a stopping point on the way to Great Basin National Park.
Known as the hub of Central Utah, Richfield is the largest city for more than a hundred miles and is an amenity-rich home base for exploring Central Utah’s sights and rugged outdoor recreation. Its central location provides easy access to nearby natural hot springs, Fremont Indian petroglyphs, red rock national park wonders, and more.
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.