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Peeking Into a Lift Operator’s Life

In any skier’s typical day, each chairlift or gondola ride always involves a Lift Operator. This key employee is constantly making sure that everyone is safe and well cared for. The constant interaction between Lift Operators and skiers has perked up my curiosity and prompted me to know more, and understand better, what motivates these

Snowshoeing to Fireside Dining

As this winter season ended, we wanted to try one more great snow activity: a snowshoe tour at dusk just before a delightful dinner at Fireside Dining at Empire Canyon Lodge! Marrying these two activities is almost like taking a trip through nature that miraculously leads directly to some old-world mountain setting. Because of the

Semper Paratus – “Always Ready”

Part I Somewhere up in the snow, along a ridgeline outside of Park City, a group of skiers move through the blue on white Wasatch landscape. The squeaky crunch of a chalky snowpack and heavy breathing are interrupted by quick conversation and casual observations. A day trip to some lower angle snowfields has yielded good

Final Notes on Another Great Ski Season

Once more and just like last year, Deer Valley Resort made it to its last day with flying colors!  On closing weekend, the mountain was dressed up into an immaculate coat of white; in fact it had been snowing almost all week long, ending the winter season, just like the previous ones, on the highest

Trip of a Lifetime Winner: Deer Valley

Scott Dwyer was the winner of SKI Magazine’s Trip of a Lifetime Contest to Deer Valley Resort. While flying home following the trip he was able to reflect and so kindly shared his experience with us. Enjoy! I’m here to say that dreams really do come true and, when those dreams include Deer Valley, there

It’s My Deer Valley with Stephen Harty

We couldn’t wait to sneak down to the bakery and catch up with Silver Lake and Empire Pastry Chef, Stephen Harty. The man behind some of the wonderful desserts at the resort shares with us “His Deer Valley.” When did you come to Deer Valley? I started as a seasonal baker in the Snow Park

Epic feast at the Seafood Buffet

One of the best reasons to do a specialty clinic at Deer Valley is not necessarily the top-flight ski instruction—although, that’s certainly a worthy selling point. It’s the chance that lightning will strike, and you’ll be placed in a group with interesting people you wouldn’t have otherwise met. And if you’re really, really lucky, they’ll

Skiing the X-Files is just like Stand-Up Comedy

I’ve been fantasizing about skiing the X-Files since JF Lanvers posted a series of blogs (with video!) about this mysterious tree run in Empire Canyon. I knew it would be fun, if I could work up the nerve—I didn’t realize that skiing it would mark a major milestone in my life. Of course, it goes

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Deer Valley Resort shared SKI Magazine's Ski Test 2018 - The Stoke Reel.

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In celebration of the 2018 Gear Guide being released online, here is some footage from the ski test at Deer Valley Resort. We promise testing skis is much more work than this might show... See more f...

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Pete AndelmanYour video doesn't play. What's it about ?

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Paul FisherI want this job.

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Patricia Van Sickle StokesIt's a tough job - somebody's got to do it! 😉

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Pat NortheimerAahh! Deer Valley! 😊

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Jenny Love MeyerAwesome - can't wait for ski season!

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Craig ChiesaLet them snowboard

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Douglas BrocconeSign me up

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Debra L Bruno-ThomsenSoon......

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Rain today, ride tomorrow at Deer Valley Resort. Join us for closing weekend of summer operations. (9-16/17)

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Mike McAuleyWhat are the hours of operation for the final day?

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Mike McAuleyI just discovered you this summer. I'll be back multiple times next year!! And I'm bringing friends!!

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Brett TischlerTime for some Brown Pow

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Johnny DownardJordan Steele Dustin Eaquinto dirt is gonna be prime time!

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Dianne TownsendSee you soon.....but not soon enough!

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Trevor HooperNever thought I'd see someone with double arm tattoo sleeves on a DV promotion! Keep killing it with the trails and reaching out to new demos guys! 🤘🤘

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Jackson MadduxWhen we used to live in Utah, the Tour De Suds was a great way to go UPhill at deer valley (not that the downhill was bad, but it did lead to many scrapes and cuts). link: mountaintrails.org/event-race-mtf/tour-des-suds/

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Charles ThomasGreat time on Wednesday nights $20/summertime fun!!

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Don Elsastell me the recording isnt speeded up..lol

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Janice PotempaIs one of these guys Brian!

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Sammy MilburnWant

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Katie RansomePeter Ransome check this out

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Montana Olmore JohnsonJesse Hall Tristan Chad Prisbrey Stephen Zitting this is that resort up north

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Nic McMillanKevin Boyer!!!

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Dana McCraw WalchekMatt Kozler

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