When John Wesley Powell explored the canyons of the Colorado River in 1869 he found a virtually unknown paradise. He and his expedition explored one of the great wonders of the world - the Grand Canyon.
For some Utahns, inversion season is simply annoying. It means eye-and-throat irritation and a less-than-picturesque view. For others the pollution is a serious threat that exacerbates existing health problems and makes Salt Lake City virtually unlivable in winter.
They gather at family reunions, water coolers, and online chat rooms to share their favorite destinations. But with so many options, and so little time -- how do you decide where to start? Here is a Utah outdoor adventure cheat sheet. This is The Utah Bucket List, a co-production of KUED and the Salt Lake City Tribune.
For a time, anyone who was anyone located their home along its wide, tree-lined length that ran a straight shot east from Temple Square to Fort Douglas. From 1880 to the 1930s, the vast majority of Utah’s wealth resided along Brigham Street in the most lavish and opulent neighborhood the region had ever seen.