Beth Lopez
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Beth Lopez

Beth is a senior copywriter based in Salt Lake City, where she writes and skis to her heart’s content. She has a blend of large and small ad agencies in her background, where she has written about everything from national parks to big data. She loves the fresh stream of inspiration provided by her various writing projects.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Ski City Resorts

Our fellow ski enthusiasts everywhere won’t be surprised to hear that winter of 2020-2021 will look a little different than we’re used to. Sure, social distancing and mask wearing is on the menu, as well as a few other modifications. But we can tell you this: the snow is going to be just as…

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Pandemic Date Night Ideas in Salt Lake

We’ll say it right here: 2020 has disrupted most norms. But we’d argue that love still conquers all, because date nights are still possible around Salt Lake. All you have to do is know where to look. So grab your main squeeze—or someone you’d like to become your main squeeze—and explore your…

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Summer Activities in Salt Lake

We’ll just go ahead and say it: 2020 is a funky year for doing anything at all, including finding safe, enjoyable ways to get outside the house. But, fortunately, there are a number of outdoor places well worth the visit around Salt Lake. Most of these destinations require masks, particularly if…

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Safety First - Commuting in Ski City's Canyons

Commuting in Ski City’s Canyons Think about it: you carefully plan your ski purchases, season pass, outfit, and ski days. But do you plan your ski commute as carefully? Probably not. If you’re like most people, you rise bright and early, dash through the coffee shop drive-through, and race to the…

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How to Have a Good Time in Salt Lake

Most people would describe Salt Lake as "chill," "fun-loving," "outdoorsy," "adventurous," and "kind of a foodie." And yes, that sounds like the city has a Tinder profile, but truly, this town gets along with just about anyone and is always up for a good time. Whether you're a business traveler…

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Be One With Solitude

Known around the Wasatch as the resort that lives up to its name, Solitude maintains a low-key vibe, with plenty of elbow room for every skier and boarder. The resort is perched most of the way up Big Cottonwood, adjacent to Brighton but with unique terrain of its own. The resort skips the bravado…

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A Day at Brighton

A lot of Salt Lake locals are raised skiing and boarding at Brighton—so it strikes a fond memory in many a heart. Not only is it relatively inexpensive compared to other resorts, it also offers night-skiing, which appeals to high-schoolers riding the Ski Bus up after class to practice in the…

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You Need to Ski Alta

Alta is about skiing, pure and simple. (In fact, love it or hate it, they're one of the only resorts in the U.S. that's still skiers-only.) They don't bother much with frills—sure, you can find a decent bite on the mountain, but they shy away from the theme park-esque attractions embraced by many…

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Soar at Snowbird

The Bird, as locals call it, is widely known for being the setting of steep and challenging terrain. And there's a lot of it: 3,000 vertical feet and 2,500 acres, with a high percentage of rugged and challenging stuff to keep any advanced skier or snowboarder on their toes. Not to say there aren't…

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Salt Lake's Art Galleries

Beneath its mountain-town image, Salt Lake is, at its heart, an art town. Here, performance arts, music, and visual arts have captivated Salt Lake citizens since the city's founding. In fact, the first public building in Utah, built in 1851, was a Social Hall where early pioneer settlers could…

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Fun Things to do with Kids in Salt Lake

Utah's remote mountains and deserts may hog the front of most of the state postcards, but families don't necessarily need to travel far beyond Salt Lake for a heaping dose of fun. The city boasts more than its fair share of entertainment and adventure for the junior set, and fortunately, adults are…

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A Day at Snowbird

"The Bird," as locals call it, is widely known for being the setting of steep and challenging terrain. And there’s a lot of it: 3,000 vertical feet and 2,500 acres, with a high percentage of rugged and challenging stuff to keep any advanced skier or snowboarder on their toes. Not to say there aren’t…

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