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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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Karin KugelCan't wait for them Slopes to turn White again.

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Jan TyrrellThis is where my heart ❤️ is

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Gloria de CostanzoGreen slopes! Spectacular!

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Stephanie Aston SovineOn my bucket list to go here one day

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Stewart KarrI love the green slopes

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Chuck EsserweinWhere da snow??? lolol

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Jen SotoBest place to have a mountainside meal in Park City.

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Orly Grace#home

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David HinzHangin with the 1 percenters..

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Jan TyrrellBeen there. It's awesomeness

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Bill BagleyVery , very nice !!

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Laurie ChlopekI am so so very very jealous!

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Steve SmithNice

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Janet KaySweet location & view ~ enjoy!

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Tracey BrunerDean. Next time!

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Donna AlexanderJim Alexander 😍

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