Park City Mountain Resort

Monied Changes
10:57 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Vail Resorts Announces $50M Capital Plans For PCMR

Blaise Carrig - Vice President, Mountain Division, Vail Resorts
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Following last Friday's Board of Directors meeting, Vail Resorts announced Monday morning it will be spending more than $50 million at Park City Mountain Resort this upcoming year. Blaise Carrig, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, detailed the capital improvements in an interview with KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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Local News
12:59 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

City And County In On Discussions Involving Resorts Linking

Park City and Summit County, which have often worked together, have made it official, with an inter-local agreement to jointly plan the Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort areas. As KPCW's Rick Brough reports, the County Council approved the agreement on Wednesday.

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Breaking
12:56 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Vail Announces New COO For PCMR And Canyons

Credit LinkedIn

Vail Resorts has just announced a  new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.  Vail Resorts, Inc.

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National Rankings
6:17 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Deer Valley Holds Steady In Skiers' Eyes

SKI Magazine is out with the new 2015 Best Ski Resort rankings, and Deer Valley has once again kept its position in the Top 3. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Resort Merger
8:55 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Vail Resorts' Carrig Addresses Park City Town, Council And Community

Due to a large number of requests, KPCW posts (in its entirety) Vail's  Mountain Division President, Blaise Carrig's, September 18th address  before Park City Mayor and City Council and an overflowing room of residents.  Approximately 20 minutes... you will not be bored!  Carrig gives an overview of Vail's strategy and priorities in Park City - assuring the public that VR has no intention of making Park City the "company town"  that many fear. 

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Resort Changes
2:18 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Will Park City Lose Resort Sales Taxes with Sale of PCMR?

The Park City Council is scheduled to meet with Vail Resorts president Blaise Carrig today.  One of the topics is to get an update on how sales tax revenues will be distributed across the city, the county and two states.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Resort Battle Aftermath
9:57 am
Sat September 13, 2014

Carrig Returns To Repeat Transition Procedures

Although officially employees of Vail Resorts, as of Thursday, the staff at Park City Mountain Resort will make the transition with new company policies and email addresses over the next three months. Since it's going to be the same Vail executive who did the exact same thing a year ago, when Vail Resorts took over operations at Canyons Resort, he has a playbook to work with. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Resort Battle Over
2:15 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Full Interview With Vail Mayor Andy Daly

Leslie Thatcher asks the Mayor of the town of Vail - and former President of Vail Resorts - if Vail Resorts will be the new 500 lb gorilla in town, now that Vail Resorts has purchased Park City Mountain Resort.

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Town Reacts
1:28 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Reactions To Sale Are Mixed

  As the town reacts to this morning’s news of Vail’s $182.5 million cash purchase of Park City Mountain Resort, reactions are varied.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Resort Battle Over
1:17 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Vail Buys Park City Mountain Resort

After a 20-year run operating Park City Mountain Resort, the resort's owner Powdr Corp. sold its flagship ski area for $182.5 million to Vail Resorts today. Leslie Thatcher has more.

While it’s something he never hoped to do, John Cumming the CEO of Powdr Corp. emailed the sale announcement just five minutes before the news of the acquisition came from Vail Resorts headquarters.

Now, instead of paying out $17.5 million required by the bond that set by the judge in order to operate this winter, Powdr Corp. will have nine times that amount in its bank account.

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