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Ninth annual Mother Of All Boogies is a five-day skydiving festival

Ready. Set. Jump. View Arches and Canyonlands National Parks from 17,500 feet. Enjoy a four to seven-minute canopy ride overlooking the La Sal Mountains and the Colorado River. Beginning Wednesday Skydive Moab hosts its ninth-annual Mother of All Boogies (M.O.A.B.), a five-day festival inviting thrill-seekers to free-fall over one of the most spectacular landscapes in […]

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Disabled mountain bikers hit the Moab trails

Nine physically disabled mountain bikers will be using specialized bicycled propelled by hand on Moab area trails this weekend. Beginning Friday and continuing to next Wednesday, Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP) will host its Third Annual Moab Mania Off-road Hand Cycle Camp. This year’s camp will host both disabled veteran and civilian riders. TASP is […]

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On fire

A fire in Thompson Springs destroyed four structures, one ATV and five vehicles early Saturday morning. Fire crews from the Moab, Green River and Thompson Springs responded to the fire. No one was injured and many homes were saved, due to the combined efforts of the multiple agencies working together. The Moab Fire Protection District […]

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50 mile run spans mountains and desert

Sixteen ultra-runners ran for more than 50 miles along the western slopes of the La Sal Mountains to the slickrock desert below last Saturday. Following a northern route, they crossed three mountain passes, the highest, Burro Pass, peaking at 11,000 feet. These athletes were running Moab’s “Alpine to Slickrock” race, also known as the MAS50. […]

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Moab tourism grows and diversifies

Domestic tourists are still Moab’s bread and butter, but Grand County is attracting an increasingly diverse and international group of travelers every year. These visitors are looking for new activities and ways of experiencing the area. Local tour operators cite several factors for tourists’ growing interest in Moab as a destination, not the least of […]