Nancy Anderson

The Roundhouse at Solitude Mountain ResortEven though Nancy Anderson lived most of her life about an hour’s drive from Lake Tahoe in Northern California, she never learned to ski.  After turning 50, Nancy decided it was now or never. She and her husband up and moved to Park City.

They had ulterior motives – Park City, Utah is a draw for their adult children and grandkids to visit. The strategy worked and their spare room is booked months ahead by family and friends.

Besides working as a financial planner in a wealth management firm in downtown Salt Lake City, Nancy pens a popular personal finance blog on Forbes.com.  Her work has been syndicated on Yahoo! Finance, The Wall Street Journal Blog, MSN Money, and the CNBC.

Nancy is excited about learning to ski and eventually skiing the whole mountain. Is there powder in her future? She hopes so. She and her husband love exploring Park City and activities such as concert going, hiking, and throwing the ball (over and over again) to Ginger, their yellow Lab.

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  1. Inspiring story, new challenges are adventures available any time in life.
    Nancy displays how we r at Choice of how we “Do Life”
    Thanks for sharing. Be happy, Choose Contentment. Dianne

  2. Jeannie Bryan says:

    I am envious that Nancy has the spunk to explore her desires and sets no boulders for herself. I wish I could do that.

  3. El DeSimoni says:

    We are, once again, coming to Deer Valley. We will arrive evening of 2/20, leaving morning of 2/25. Hopefully we will be skiing at least 3 of the 4 days. Ron just got new skis that he is anxious to try out. We skiied Mammoth Mountain in California
    for a week in January, but we are anxious to come back to Deer Valley. Hope to see you at some point, maybe ski, lunch, dinner??????

    Hope all is well and we are looking forward to some beautiful days,

    El DeSimoni

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Stephen HelmI thought that was Upper Stein, I have a shot real similar to that one

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Joyce GriffinBeautiful photo, Emily Summers! It makes me want to be there making the first tracks down.

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Brian ParkerIf I squint, I can just barely see my old house!

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Randy CarterBeautiful and my acrophobia will dissipate as the thrill of downhill takes over.

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George LadnerI was there 2 weeks ago and loved it. Nearly as good as the Swiss alps/Zermatt¿¡¡

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Eric LongabardiNice shot Emily Summers! :) I can see Heber!

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Todd RameyTop of Steins, just past Sultan .

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Alma WeldeLovely

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Francis GougeonWith this view you can pretend you are an astronaut.⛷

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Ariana B. AlvarezI want to be the first one down!

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Janis Bauer FullmerBeautiful!

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Rafael TorresWHAT A SHOT!

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Gerry FeherCorduroy....yea baby !!

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Will WilliamsDebbie Riley-Williams favorite place to ski in the USA 😎

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MaryEllen ProctorBarb and Karen, wish we were there.

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Drew DealIs this the run to the gondola?

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Linda Glore-SewardI must get my knees in shape so I can ski that again!

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Holly EtlinStein's Way, nice!

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Charlotte StrackBeautiful!

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Paul Stu HerlanRipped that yesterday...thanks Stein!

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Alan HorganI want to there now! Pity our £ is so cheap...

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Carolyn MacherBeautiful...

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Lisa AntellJordanelle run?

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Atanacio MartinezAmazingly beautiful love the snow

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Andy SimmonsLooks great to me.

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Alexis PavlovOlivia Flores can you believe this?! We were just there in 60 degree weather!

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Mitch MannHoward Greenberg looking at the size of these flakes...best be bringing a shell to stay dry.

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Eric MatteiCalvin Regan it's 100 and 100% humidity in Ho Chi Minh right now...would love to be in deer valley

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Ali Elner RomeroAlready hot where I live, so can't wait to be in #DeerValley next week!

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Cory HaagensonNeed to go to Keystone Colorado for one ski trip together Hayden Haagenson ..

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Lindsay Mehrtens-BedwellTaylor Griffin, Matt Bedwell and Dean Griffin, can you believe this??!! It was so hot and sunny last week!

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Jeanne McgrathAre you in Deer valley? We are too

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Glenn RiversHi Madonna Marron , miss you and all my park city friends

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Dave AndrzejewskiHold the snow! We are coming on Saturday

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Kathleen Cooney CammarataBe there Monday! Can't wait🎿

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Eric PikePlenty of snow

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Nic ReneeI really do wish I was there!!!

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Gloria DuncanBeautiful! Wish I was there!

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Corinne Nunez O'HaraSee y'all very soon! Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

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Chris LovattNot too many sitting by that gorgeous fire!! Out skiing I'd say!!

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Roberta StoutAmazing ❄️.

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Nancy SchiltzBeen there many times love it! Have fun!

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Adi DeOltNot today! It's too warm for skiing now

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David HoldenLooks like fun!

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Matthew VerrandoWish I was there.

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Rosemary SpiveyLove it!

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