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Snorkeling Elk Yurt, Utah

Photograph By Alec Hornstein

Halfway between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, the little-known Tushar Mountains pile on 450 inches a year, without Wasatch crowds. Take laps on the open slopes behind the yurt or head higher to the broad, powder-draped flanks of 12,173-foot Delano Peak.