Park City Mountain Resort

As summer activities begin, KPCW spoke with Park City Mountain Resort Chief Operation Officer Bill Rock. David Boyle has the recap:

With the consolidation of five separate winter sports teams under the newly branded Park City Ski and Snowboard Team, the number of events that are now managed by the single club is creating a need for more volunteers. Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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The Wasatch Mountain snowpack is the lowest in decades but some of Utah’s ski industry experts say conditions are surprisingly good and that the season is not over yet.  There are challenges the ski resorts and hospitality businesses face when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver the goods.   Carolyn Murray has this:

The NAC reported this week that it has signed an unprecedented 50-year land lease with Park City Mountain. According to a press release, the NAC aims to double its current number of lessons at its mountain location with year-round program expansion.

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The Mountain Accord will get its day in Congress.   Utah Representative Rob Bishop’s Natural Resource Committee has scheduled the bill for a hearing on November 15th  If passed, it will create a new national conservation and recreation area right in Park City’s backyard.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has the story.

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Park City officials met with the CEO of Vail Resorts earlier this week as the Park City Council prepares to discuss the efforts of the Colorado company's trademark application for the words "Park City." KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

City Hall wants to hit the pause button on Vail's attempt to trademark the name "Park City."  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

The price of a season pass to Park City Mountain Resort is going up for the 2016-2017 season.  And the resort says the best deals are for guests who purchase their pass before April 10th.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here is a link to the resort's season pass site.

Utah Ski Mountaineering

For skiers who like to get their exercise by first climbing up the hill before skiing down it, Park City Mountain Resort announced this week a new uphill policy that those skiers have been waiting for. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

For the first time this winter, Park City Mountain Resort combined with Canyons Resort creating the county’s largest resort, but it hasn’t come without growing pains. Leslie Thatcher  has  the full interview.

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