Backpacking to Cuberant Lake

Cabernet Lake in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. Mount Marsell stands guard over the south end of the lake and provides a great alpine setting. (photo: Ryan Malavolta/Utahoutside.com)

Autumn is upon us, and backpacking trips to the Uinta Mountains may soon be in short supply. If you want to squeeze in a quick overnight trip, but don’t want to skimp on the scenery, Cuberant Lake may be just…

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…

Alite Designs Monarch Chair review

The Alite Designs Monarch Chair review on the shores of the Colorado River in Cataract Canyon.

Multi-day backpacking excursions generally require you to sacrifice comfort in return for a lighter pack. One of the first things to stay at home is the camp chair. But with the Alite Designs Monarch Chair, you don’t have to rely…