Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Health & Fitness
  3. Fitness & Exercise

Local Utah Fitness Challenges

See also

Visitors of northern England, to an area called Norwich who are fitness enthusiasts find a steep road named Gas Hill. It is a challenge to any bicyclist who comes into the area. The idea is to peddle from the bottom to the top of the 45 degree plus angled road without putting your foot down on the road in a stopping action.

Salt Lake City has a number of good local cycling challenges like England’s Gas Hill in the valley. Cycling on 400 south heading East from 900 East toward 1300 East toward the University of Utah has a shorter version of Gas Hill, but non-the-less challenging for cyclist. The avenues of Salt Lake City should be an adventurous cycler’s paradise of extreme angled roads without leaving the Salt Lake valley.

If the cyclist has run to the end of new possible challenges with the avenues, they can leave the valley, and cycle up Big Cottonwood Canyon. This Canyon road has become very popular with the cyclers, because it gives a great challenge up a medium to aggressive angle with beautiful surroundings the entire way up.

Advertisement

Life

  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis returns with 'Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am' in August
    Today's Buzz
  • Alternative medicine
    Alternative medicine: Remedies to make the bugs in your body go away for good
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Beach body
    Fitness: Earn your beach body badge with bootcamp classes
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Back to school
    These 10 items are sure winners on your back-to-school shopping trip
    Camera
    12 Photos
  • Izabel Goulart
    Izabel Goulart walks the runway with Studio F at Colombia Moda
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Ombre' technique
    Go for the gusto: What ombre' technique are you?
    Camera
    5 Photos