Klymit is Cool

Ever have one of those random public transit encounters in which everything turns out friendly and even fortuitous? I had such an encounter, taking the train home from the Outdoor Retailer this summer. In my fog, I’d forgotten to take off my OR badge. An […]

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UtahOutsider Interviews TEDx Organizer, Part II

Part II: New Features and Ways to Engage Read Part I Read Part III In this three-part series, we talk with Anna Decker, organizer of the TEDx program at the Leonardo (and additional simulcast sites) September 20. Decker, 31, is a University of Utah graduate […]

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UtahOutsider Interviews TEDx Organizer, Part III

In this three-part series, we talk with Anna Decker, organizer of the TEDx program at the Leonardo (and additional simulcast sites) September 20. Read Part I Read Part II Decker, 31, is a University of Utah graduate student with experience in event planning. She wanted […]

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UtahOutsider Interviews TEDx Organizer, Part III

In this three-part series, we talk with Anna Decker, organizer of the TEDx program at the Leonardo (and additional simulcast sites) September 20. Read Part I Read Part II Decker, 31, is a University of Utah graduate student with experience in event planning. She wanted […]

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UtahOutsider at Outdoor Retailer

How odd to be inside all week. At UtahOutsider, it goes against the grain. This week, however, was spent entirely indoors, horseless, dogless, trail-less. Small sacrifice for what will be gained for our readership! Specifically we were at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt […]

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UtahOutsider at Outdoor Retailer

How odd to be inside all week. At UtahOutsider, it goes against the grain. This week, however, was spent entirely indoors, horseless, dogless, trail-less. Small sacrifice for what will be gained for our readership! Specifically we were at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt […]

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Utahns Not Stressed, evidence shows

I stumble into this low cost hair-cutting place in Sandy because I have a coupon and because it’s next to another store, for which I have an even better coupon. I’m expecting savings. I’m not expecting a bizarre, Coen-brothers scene where something crazy happens and […]

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A Mountain of a Man

I met Randall Ercanbrack on a morning walk in Provo’s Rock Canyon. It was early, but he was already coming down off the trails. Come to find out: Ercanbrack chugs up Y Mountain in Provo or West Mountain near Payson nearly every morning, carrying a […]

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Breaking ice with beanbags

The Old Goat was one of my favorite leisure spots when I lived back in Maine. The Richmond pub became an even bigger fav when I learned about its regular games of cornhole. For the uninitiated, cornhole is a game of tossing bean bags onto […]

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Breaking ice with beanbags

The Old Goat was one of my favorite leisure spots when I lived back in Maine. The Richmond pub became an even bigger fav when I learned about its regular games of cornhole. For the uninitiated, cornhole is a game of tossing bean bags onto […]

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