How to Choose a Climbing or Ski Guide
Jul15

How to Choose a Climbing or Ski Guide

Why Choose a Guide Before getting into how to choose a climbing or ski guide, you might be asking yourself, “Why should I hire a guide?” Beyond providing an extra level of safety and security, a guide can help fast-track skill development, making the most of your limited free time so you can do bigger and better things. A guide can teach you skills that are hard to learn from a book or video as well as give you personalized feedback,...

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Local Habitat for Humanity Improves Ogden Homes
Sep30

Local Habitat for Humanity Improves Ogden Homes

Did you know there’s a Habitat for Humanity chapter right in your neighborhood? Ogden is home to Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties. Since 2004, Habitat for Humanity of Weber & Davis Counties has built or renovated one home per year for a family in need. This organization offers a hand-up, not a hand-out, to local families in desperate need of improved living conditions. Last week was A Brush With Kindness...

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Utah Road Trippin’-Mystic Hot Springs
May18

Utah Road Trippin’-Mystic Hot Springs

What happens when you have 3 exhausted moms who are on the verge of insanity and desperately need a major break from life? An epic adventure! After checking out Airbnb for nearby adventures, we booked our hippie bus in Monroe, Utah and started planning our vacation! Mystic Hot Springs is a little Oasis in Monroe, Utah, a hippie getaway for travelers and music lovers alike. In the summer, they have a famous music festival where they...

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Dixie Rock
Apr26

Dixie Rock

Recently the offspring and I took another quick trip down to Southern Utah.  Usually when we go down we spend most of our time in the surrounding National and State Parks, so this time we decided to stick a little closer to our home base. First on our list: Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm The dinosaur tracks here were originally discovered in 2000 when Dr. Sheldon Johnson was working on his property.  He and his wife realized...

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20 Non-Profits That Are Making Ogden A Better Place (And how you can too!)
Apr24

20 Non-Profits That Are Making Ogden A Better Place (And how you can too!)

For such a small town, Ogden is booming with community spirit so it’s no surprise that Utah is one of the top states for volunteerism. For every tragedy that strikes, for every disaster, the Ogden community pulls together instantly to help each other out.  Nearly every person I know is involved with some local non-profit or volunteer project and on any given day you can see a community project in the works. At one time Ogden was...

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