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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Events Where You Can Learn About Winter Recreation

Downhill skiing and snowboarding are great sports but don't overlook other enjoyable options when planning winter activities. Several upcoming events will provide great opportunities to learn about new recreational activities.


Winter Trails Day
Saturday, January 11 is national winter trails day and special activities will be offered at these Utah facilities:


Soldier Hollow will be offering free trail passes, equipment, and mini lessons to all first time skiers.


Ogden Nordic Winter Trails will have great ski and snow shoe tours, cross country ski clinics, and lots of great DEMO gear. Thanks to Weber County, Weber Pathways, and our local sponsors who come out to support our premier winter event.


East Canyon State Park Winterfest


Winterfest will be held on Feb 1 at East Canyon State Park. Participants will be able to learn to snowshoe, cross-country ski, snowmobile, sled and ice fish. Donate anew or lightly used children's coat and entrance fee is half off. Details.


Bryce Canyon Winter Festival


The annual Bryce Canyon Winter Festival will take place over President's Day Weekend (Feb 15-17) at the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park. A wide variety of activities are offered including:
  • Cross country ski tours
  • Snowshoe tours and races
  • Archery clinics
  • Ski Archery competition
  • Kayaking demos
  • Waxing clinics
  • Photography clinics
  • Photo contest
  • Snow sculpture contest
  • People-powered sled race
  • Kids snow boot races
  • Other entertainment

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