Deer Valley Resort Vying for Distinction of United States’ and World’s Best Ski Resort

The voting window is officially open for Deer Valley Resort to once again achieve the title of United States’ Best Ski Resort. Deer Valley has garnered the prestigious accolade the past five consecutive years, and if won again, the resort will be in the running against other country’s winners for the World’s Best Ski Resort. Conducted by the World Ski Awards, winners represent excellence in ski tourism and the leaders shaping the future of the ski industry. Deer Valley’s Goldener Hirsch Inn is also a finalist for the United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel, which it has won in 2013 and 2015.

Voting for the 6th Annual World Ski Awards takes place through September 22, 2018, at In addition to public input, votes are cast by leading ski tourism professionals worldwide, such as senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media. Winners will be celebrated at the 2018 Red Carpet World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony, November 16-18, in the legendary winter sports destination of Kitzbühel, Austria. The world-level winners will be announced as the finale to the star-studded Gala Ceremony the evening of November 17.

“We hold the title United States’ Best Ski Resort with such esteem,” said Bob Wheaton, president and COO of Deer Valley Resort. “It means the world to us to have votes placed by our valued guests and industry peers, who appreciate the high benchmark we set for the resort. We’ve termed that benchmark the Deer Valley Difference and will continue to raise the bar for what constitutes as an unparalleled ski vacation.”

Deer Valley’s Goldener Hirsch Inn is hoping to achieve the title of United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel for the third time. The European-style ski chalet nestled in the heart of Deer Valley Resort features just 20 rooms and offers intimate, personalized service and five-star amenities, such as European king-sized beds, luxury Italian linens, wood burning fireplaces, private balconies and an award-winning restaurant.

The World Ski Awards is part of the World Travel Awards, serving as “the Oscars of the travel industry” for the past 25 years. To learn more about the prestigious award please visit

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Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History

Join the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History on Thursday, June 28, 2018, for a guided hike to the Little Bell ore bin located in the mid-mountain area of Deer Valley Resort. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch, prepared by Deer Valley’s talented chefs, while exploring one of the few mining era buildings remaining at Deer Valley. The hike from Silver Lake Village will explore many of the area’s once-productive mines before meeting contractor Clark Martinez at the Little Bell. Clark will explain the extensive stabilizations efforts needed to preserve this substantial wooden structure. Reservations are required; the cost is $75 per person or $140 per couple. For more information and to register for the event, please visit or call 435-649-7457. All proceeds will help restore the Little Bell ore bin.

Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History seek to stabilize and preserve the legacy of Park City’s historic mining structures. Silver mines once dotted the mountains surrounding Park City and a labyrinth of mine tunnels extend more than 1,000 miles under Park City’s trails. Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History, a non-profit organization, is working towards preserving our rich mining history for future residents and visitors alike.

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High West Spirit Garden and Live Music Lineup Announced for Savor the Summit

The Park City Area Restaurant Association’s (PCARA) annual Savor the Summit presented by Sysco will feature the High West Spirit Garden with live music on Saturday, June 16, in addition to the event’s signature “Grande Table.” “The High West Spirit Garden and live music acts are great additions to Savor the Summit’s Grande Table experience,”

NOW Unlock 25 More Destinations With a Deer Valley Resort Full Season Pass!

Alterra Mountain Company is pleased to announce an exciting update for purchasers of full Deer Valley Season Passes. Purchase your Deer Valley Resort 2018-2019 eligible Full Season Pass by December 15, 2018*, and receive a complimentary Ikon Base Pass. The Ikon Pass is North America’s newest season pass product, offering over 63,000 skiable acres of unique

World Championships to Highlight 15 Events in Utah

The world’s best snowboard, freeski and freestyle athletes are headed to Utah next February for the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) World Championships. The schedule was approved last week by the FIS Council for the February 1-10, 2019 event. Three of Utah’s world-renowned resorts – Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain and Solitude Mountain Resort –

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