Alta is a throwback to the days before ski areas morphed into “ski and summer mountain resorts.”
Utah Recreation & Environment
Of immediate concern is the slimy muck that threatens the Colorado Plateau’s multimillion-dollar recreational river rafting industry.
The study concluded that Washington County can accommodate projected water use needs for the next 50 years using water conservation measures, and a proposed pipeline from Lake Powell to Washington County is not needed.
The damming of the Colorado River at Glen Canyon is high on the West’s “greatest ecological sins” list.
At the edge of White Canyon in Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah, looking 500 feet down the steep walls of whitish Cedar Mesa sandstone — hiking to the bottom seems an impossibility.