Outdoors & Adventure

Participants in the Discover Winter program getting ready to hit the slopes. (KSL-TV's Mark Less)...
Shelby Lofton

Utah ski industry works to bring diversity to the slopes through ‘Discover Winter’ program

A Utah ski and snowboarding group wants to bring more diversity to the sports by giving minority communities a chance to hit the slopes.
8 days ago
The cutout portion of the wall. (Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining)...
Michael Houck

Vandals cut out wall from a Utah historic mining site

State officials and volunteers repaired a historic building after vandals allegedly cut out part of its wall. 
8 days ago
The large herd of about 60 elk near the mouth of Parley's Canyon on Thursday. (Utah Department of W...
Michael Houck

DWR officials warn of migrating elk entering Salt Lake City

A migrating herd of approximately 60 elk is causing problems for residents and drivers near the mouth of Parley's Canyon.
10 days ago
Scott Hoover, a skijoring champion, goes through an obstacle course behind Jade the horse, and Marq...
Jed Boal

Unique cowboy and skiing sport on display in Heber City

If you’re looking for a wild, action-packed event for your family this weekend that combines Utah’s cowboy culture and its ski culture, head up to Heber City. 
12 days ago
Deer feeding...
Mike Anderson

Emergency feeding will help deer survive this year’s Utah winter

A heavy snow year is making it tough for some wildlife to find food in Utah. It’s especially important following what was a very dry summer last year.
13 days ago
The separated cow moose on the Pine View trail. (Courtesy: Mason Taylor)...
Michael Houck

Separated moose and calf, closes trail in American Fork canyon

A separated cow moose and her calf caused officials to close off an American Fork canyon trail since the moose was endangering the public Saturday afternoon. 
16 days ago
Rachael Gross says she lives in fear of going outside, thanks to her neighbor, a wild turkey, who s...
Kirsten Mitchell

‘This turkey has literally taken over our life’: Wild turkey terrorizing neighbors in Minnesota

Neighbors in a Coon Rapids mobile home park are battling with a bird. They say the lone turkey appeared in their park around Thanksgiving of 2021 and hasn't left since, becoming more aggressive as the months go on.
16 days ago
Avalanche conditions improve near Logan...
Cary Schwanitz and Alex Cabrero

Stable snowpack, low avalanche danger create great backcountry skiing conditions

Avalanche conditions across the state are in the low category below 8,000 feet in elevation. There are no high or extreme warnings anywhere in the state.
18 days ago
Truck in marsh with sunset...
Brooke Williams

DWR seeking information on illegally killed game in Beaver County

Conservation officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are searching for information regarding two illegally killed game in Beaver County last year, offering a potential reward.
19 days ago
The elks roaming the streets of Salt Lake City. (Salt Lake City Police Department)...
Michael Houck

Bull elks relocated after being spotted in Salt Lake City

Wildlife officials have relocated two bull elks that were seen wandering the neighborhood near Liberty Park over the weekend. 
22 days ago
Zion National Park...
Forrest Brown, CNN

National Parks waive entrance fees for MLK holiday, 4 other days

The US National Park Service is back with its offer of five days a year when the entrance fees are waived at every site under its domain in the country.
25 days ago
Snow depth doubled in 30 days...
Jed Boal

Researcher: Snow depth doubles in 30 days at some sites

The snow keeps piling up quickly in Utah’s mountains, delivering the kind of water that communities need to climb out of the extended drought.  
27 days ago
Geese carcasses...
Cary Schwanitz

DWR confirms contagious avian flu cases in 4 more Utah counties

The Utah Department of Wildlife Resources said it had confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza in birds in four additional counties.
27 days ago
The round table conference including Devin Logan, Olympic Medalist, Catherine Raney-Norman, Salt La...
Jed Boal

Can climate change affect Utah’s chance for Winter Games return?

The Outdoor Retailer Show hosted a roundtable discussion today on climate and sustainability, and how those issues will impact the potential for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic games again.  
28 days ago
Outdoor Research jackets...
Carter Williams

5 new outdoors products that might make a splash in 2023

There are a handful of outdoor retail trends heading into 2023.
28 days ago
A skier stands on the aftermath of an avalanche that could have been deadly for three men in the ba...
Mike Anderson

Avalanche nearly captures 3 Utah skiers; forecasters urge care

A close call in the mountains near Wellsville has avalanche forecasters urging people in the backcountry to use extra care.
29 days ago
Outdoor retailers showing off their products at the on mountain demo day. (KSL-TV)...
Jed Boal

On-mountain demo day returns to Utah mountains

The return of the Outdoor Retailer Show to Utah also means a return of the on-mountain demo day.
29 days ago
Crowded Alta ski lift...
Mike Anderson

Great ski conditions also bring great need for traffic solution

A lot of snow so far this winter is keeping skiers happy but it also brings an added risk of avalanche danger.
1 month ago
a ski lift is seen on a mountain at Snowbasin....
Brooke Williams

New high-speed ski lift at Snowbasin to debut next winter

Snowbasin has announced plans for a new ski lift that will debut for the 2023-2024 winter season.
1 month ago
A skier is in the air with a mountain ski resort in the background...
Brooke Williams

Most expensive ski resorts in North America in Utah, according to survey

Ski resorts in Utah are among the most expensive in the U.S. and Canada.
2 months ago
Brady Lowry (left) and Kendell Cummings (right) were attacked by a grizzly bear while antler huntin...
Eliza Pace

KSLTV.com’s top 10 stories of 2022

From cookie wars to local crime to grizzly bear attacks, here are the top stories of 2022 on KSLTV.com.
2 months ago
(Mark Staples/Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center)...
Andrew Adams

One person injured in Little Cottonwood Canyon avalanche

A skier is recovering from several significant injuries Tuesday night after an avalanche caught him in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
2 months ago
AUBURN, AL - OCTOBER 01: An Auburn Raptor Center bald eagle prepares for a pregame flight before ki...
Associated Press

13 bald eagles poisoned, 3 die after eating euthanized animals

At least 13 bald eagles were likely poisoned by scavenging the carcasses of euthanized animals that were improperly disposed of at a Minnesota landfill and three of the majestic birds have died.
2 months ago
More than 5,000 collisions between cars and animals have been reported so far in 2022. Experts say ...
Larry D. Curtis

New Utah roadkill app hopes to improve human and animal roadway safety

So far this year over 5,000 cars have collided with Utah wildlife. Oh deer.
2 months ago
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