Chaco Fathom Flip review

The new Chaco Fathom Flip from the NearGround Collection. (Photo: JaredHargrave- UtahOutside.com)

At the 2012 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, Chaco showed off their new NearGround Collection. Getting in line with minimalist design, these new sandals feature a much thinner, sleeker and lighter weight sole that is far less structured than the burly,…

Hiking Mount Tuscarora

Tuscarora's summit viewed from the ridge. The foot trail can be seen in the bottom left of this photo. (Photo: Ryan Malavolta - UtahOutside.com)

Here in Utah we are living the good life: numerous top-notch ski resorts are just a short drive from northern cities and towns. When the powder flies, just point your car up a canyon and you’ll get to the goods.…

Platypus SoftBottle review

Platypus offers SoftBottles in both .5L and 1L sizes with a variety of cap and color choices (Cascade Designs photo)

No matter what your activity, staying hydrated is crucial. Water-holders are perhaps the #1 accessory for anyone playing outside, and they come in all shapes and sizes. But is your water bottle more burden than its worth? For those of…