Hiking Ensign Peak in Salt Lake City

View of Ensign Peak from Vista Mound, a short hike just above downtown Salt Lake City. (Photo: Jared Hargrave - UtahOutside.com)

There aren’t many cities in the U.S. where you can hike a mountain right in downtown, but Salt Lake has several trails that originate on the urban periphery. One of the most historic, notable, and perfect-for-a-short-getaway is Ensign Peak. At…

Outdoor Retailer to stay in Utah through 2018

Outdoor Retailer staying in Salt Lake through 2018.

Another Outdoor Retailer has come and gone this summer, and another will-they-stay-or-will-they-go drama has played out. Outdoor Retailer will remain in Utah through 2018. Before the 2015 Summer Market held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake…