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Cottonwood Canyons, Snowbird, UT
Andrea Gomez

Cottonwood Canyons, Snowbird, UT

Summer typically means overcrowded campgrounds and overpriced hotels, but not in Utah’s Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, where four off-season ski areas offer jagged granite scenery and knee-deep wildflowers and hikes that deliver a lot of wow for very little work.

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