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Monday, January 13, 2014

4 Great Utah Winter Adventures

Ski The Powder
Deer Valley picked up 16 inches of new snow during the past 48 hours, and all northern Utah resorts received a generous serving. So now is a great time to hit the slopes and enjoy Utah's famous powder.

Alta and Snowbird now have a base of 72 inches of snow. Can you imagine skiing on snow 6 feet deep. Get out here and do it!

Utah DWR photo
Discover Ice Fishing
Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources and State Parks are teaming up to offer an ice fishing clinic at Steinaker Reservoir this Saturday! The clinic will start at 9 a.m. and run for three hours. We’ll teach about ice safety, lures, knots and fishing techniques.

If you don’t have a rod or reel, they will loan you a set up. They will also drill the holes and provide bait so everyone can try the sport. Don’t forget, you’ll need a fishing license to participate!

For more information, contact the Northeastern Regional Office at (435) 781-9453.

Balloons Over Red Rock
The 16th annual Bluff International Balloon Festival will be held January 17-19th, 2014 in beautiful Bluff, Utah. Bluff is a historic small town built against towering red rock cliffs. The multicolored balloons are particularly photogenic in that setting.

Discover Utah's Dinosaurs
The Utah Office of Tourism has this fun map and guide to Utah dinosaur sites on its Pinterest page. Now's a great time to learn about our area's prehistoric times.

Bonus Question
Have you ever thought about moving to Utah? If you are interested in upward mobility, you should seriously consider such a move.

The Deseret News this new article about a Harvard study ranking U.S. cities according to "the availability of the 'American dream,' which in this case, is indicated by opportunities for personal economic growth."

Salt Lake City tops the list.


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