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Utah Walking Paths Photo Journal

Our chief editor Scotty Reed on a fitness craze decided to walk his extra pounds away while photographing some of Utah’s best running, hiking, biking and walking trails. Come follow his journey!

Jordan River Parkway Trail - 7800 S to 6500 S - West Jordan, UtahJordan River Parkway Trail – 7800 S to 6500 S – West Jordan, Utah

Jordan River Parkway Trail - 4800 S to 3900 S - Taylorsville, UtahJordan River Parkway Trail – 4800 S to 3900 S – Taylorsville, Utah

20140118_115649Jordan River Parkway Trail – 5400 S to 4800 S – Taylorsville, Utah

20140117_121326Jordan River Parkway Trail – 6500 S to 5400 S – Murray, Utah

20140116_133606Temple Square & Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah

*High Resolution photo’s may be downloaded and used for personal use providing credit is given with a link to UtahAgenda.com. Sorry no Hot-Linking permitted.

Texas Hold’em Poker

Texas Hold'emPiper Down’s Texas Hold’em Poker has been one of Utah’s longest running and best attended poker games for over 10 years.

Tournaments are  run by Utah Poker Tour Sunday’s at 3pm, Monday’s at 8pm as well as Tuesday’s at 8pm.

Never played before? Great! Attend one of their How To clinics beginning One hour before game time to learn.

Piper Down  an Olde World Pub
1492 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115 (801) 468-1492

Gondola Ride & Mountain Hiking

Hiking, Pine Lake Trail, The Canyons Resort, Gondola Ride, Park City, UtahCapture panoramic views of the Wasatch Mountains, Canyons Resort and Park City as the Red Pine Gondola speeds you to your alpine summer adventure at 8,000 feet. Mountain bikes are welcome.

Park City Canyons offers some of the finest hiking trails in the Park City area. Take a scenic gondola ride to access the Mid-Mountain Trail.

Explore the many trails at Canyons on your own or sign up for a guided hiking tour through All Seasons Adventures. Call 435-615-8086 for All Seasons Adventures.

Open July 1st – October 2
Daily, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Gondola tickets are available for purchase at Canyon Mountain Sports, located in Canyons Resort Village or the General Store, located in the Grand Summit Hotel.

Park City – Canyons Village
4000 Canyons Resort Dr Park City, UT 84098 (888) 226-9667

Free Public Star Party

Star Party, Astronomy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, FreeThe U of U Department of Physics and Astronomy conducts free public Star Parties every CLEAR Wednesday night on the roof of the South Physics Building at the University of Utah. Spring and fall hours begin at 8:00 pm. During winter, star parties will begin at 7:00 pm. In the summer, the observatory will be open at 9:00 pm. We will also hold Solar Parties during summer months that will be held usually on a Wednesday at a time preceding a public star party. Those days will be posted on this website’s calendar so return for updates.
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We give tours and star parties for scout groups and other public groups on weekdays and Saturdays (except Wednesdays). The tours and star parties are subject to weather and availability. Questions concerning these can be directed to our email observatory@physics.utah.edu. We now have telescopes available for travelling to off-campus locations for star parties. These are considered per-request and are left to the discretion of the observatory staff.

Be sure to sign our guest log while you are enjoying the sky to be a part of the observatory’s history and to help track attendance.

Astronomy Star Party, Free, University of Utah, UOU, Salt Lake City, Utah, Physics DepartmentThe current Star Party conductors and volunteer are Paul Ricketts, Cierra Blair, and Thad Roberts. If you have any questions about star parties please contact them at observatory@physics.utah.edu. If you would like to be included in Paul’s astronomy newsletter, use the same email as above with your name and the email you wish to receive it at.
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For more information on The University of Utah Astronomy Club and to become a member, please email uofuastronomyclub@hotmail.com. If you would like to join, please send your name, email address, major and year (for students), and if you would like, your telephone number. Meeting times will be placed on the calendar. A separate web page is up at UUAC for the club.

University of Utah South Physics Observatory
125 S. 1400 E.  Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Utah