Wonderful views of the lake, Deer Valley, Wasatch Range
. Perfect combination of convenience, location and true mountain living.
On this sunny early-spring day, the stunning Wasatch Range
and smaller snow-covered mountains surrounding the refuge reflect brilliantly in the sparkling water.
And if visitors want to go further afield, an additional four resorts dot the Wasatch Range
. Utah's national forests and other scenic places also lure snowshoers, cross-country skiers, snowmobilers--even kite skiers.
Hidden near the head of Big Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch Range
, just a 30-minute drive from downtown Salt Lake City, Solitude has remained largely overlooked.
Projection of Non-winter Visits to the Wasatch Range
"Sometimes," Greene says, "I can almost imagine what those early trappers felt when they first saw this country." He pauses to view the declivity of Logan Canyon, the distant peaks of the Wasatch Range
. "Especially when I'm up here on a day like this."
A 58-year-old Utah native, Meadows compares his career path to hiking the Wasatch Range
. Rather than climbing single-mindedly to one lofty peak, Meadows has traveled with the spirit of an explorer.
Mount Timpanogos, anchoring the south end of the Wasatch Range
, is beautiful any time of year.
"Aspen, Utah will combine the best of Park City and Deer Valley as the newest jewel in the crown of the Wasatch Range
of the Rocky Mountains."
All of it - including some 2 million rolls of micro-film, with 5,000 rolls added monthly - is stored in a granite vault high in the Wasatch Range
east of town.
Though the ski resorts in the Wasatch Range
are deep in snow and the nearest ocean is some 900 miles away, you need not leave Utah - nor lose sight of the mountains - to don a wet suit and splash down in tropical waters.
In the West, pure forests cover parts of the Rockies and Utah's Wasatch Range
. Central Sierra stands tend to be smaller-like drops of amber among the mountains.