Outdoor Events

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows, Jan 9-10 in Salt Lake and Feb 13-14 in St George.

Bear Lake cisco will start to spawn about mid-January. Some ice is forming around the edges but the lake may or may not be ice capped at that time. Cutthroat fishing is often good just before the cisco spawn. Air temperatures there are very cold. We have good articles on winter fishing at Bear Lake.

Western Stars Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Feb 12-14, Moab.

Utah Boat Show & Watersports Expo, Feb 11-14, 2010, South Towne Expo Center, Salt Lake City

Sportsmens Vacation & RV Show, Feb 18-21, 2010, South Towne Expo Center, Salt Lake City

Skinny Tire Festival road bike event, March 12-16, Moab. Routes follow the Colorado River and push up into Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park.

Salt Lake International Sportsmen's Expo, Mar. 18 - 21, 2010, South Towne Exposition Center

Easter Jeep Safari, March 27-April 4, Moab. This event consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab throughout this week long event. The official event is hosted by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers Inc. the local four wheel drive club of Moab. Participants provide their own four wheel drive vehicle, take care of their own food and non-alcoholic beverages for the trip.

GranFondoMoab, May 1-2, Moab. A timed road cycling event on the La Sal loop road. For more information go to www.granfondomoab.com or call 435-259-6294.

Lake Powell spring shad rally, May 22-23, 2010.

Moab Music Festival, Sept 2-13. "Music in Concert with the Landscape." World class performances set in the spectacular landscape of the Utah canyonlands region. Visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.

Labor Day Red Rock 4 Wheelers Campout, Sept 4-6, Moab. Overnight trips with backcountry camping, with additional day-trips on each of the three days. The Red Rock 4 Wheelers will organize the event and provide guides, you bring all your other needs. Early trail reservations are recommended since the number of vehicles allowed on each trip is limited.

Moab Century Tour, Sept 17-19. This is a major cycling event set in the canyon country around Moab.