Jared Hargrave

Jared Hargrave

Biography: AUTHOR HOMETOWN: Salt Lake City, Utah
AUTHOR BIO: www.utahoutside.com
Jared Hargrave owns UtahOutside.com, an outdoor recreation website that provides news and guides for skiing, mountain biking, and more. He's also is a producer of the KSL Outdoor Show, a frequent contributor and columnist for Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal, and contributing editor and columnist for Utah Adventure Journal; other publication credits include Backcountry Magazine.com and Mountain Gazette. Jared lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. His website is www.utahoutside.com.

In his own words:
I'm an avid backcountry skier in Utah, splitting my time between the resorts and backcountry, averaging over 70 ski days per season. I was born and raised in Colorado where I became an expert skier on the resorts around Aspen. I had my first backcountry ski experience while climbing and skiing down Mount Sopris, a nearly 13,000 foot mountain that towers above the town of Carbondale. From then on, I was hooked.

After graduating from Colorado Mesa University with degrees in Mass Communications and English (with an emphasis on writing), I moved to Salt Lake City where I currently work as a TV news videographer and editor for the NBC affiliate, KSL. My work schedule allows me to ski pretty much any day I want, which affords me the luxury of exploring the entire backcountry of the Central Wasatch Range.

I'm also a freelance writer, with outdoor recreation articles published in the Mountain Gazette and the Utah Adventure Journal where I also have a column titled: “The Outdoor Life.” I have online publications at Snowlist.com and Examiner.com, and am the owner and editor of UtahOutside.com, a website dedicated to bringing daily outdoor news, information and adventure articles to my readers.

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