Rescued from a local shelter in 2015, Rooster is a 2-year-old mixed breed avalanche search and rescue dog. During his short time at Deer Valley®, he’s become quite a celebrity and attracts a crowd whenever he’s near Silver Lake Lodge’s “beach” with his owner and trainer Mark Chytka, Deer Valley Ski Patrol supervisor. Rooster’s
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A Kids take on Deer Valley Resort
Tucked high in the Wasatch Mountains of Park City, Utah, Deer Valley Resort is consistently ranked as one of the best ski resorts in North America. From the friendly staff to perfectly groomed slopes and gourmet cuisine, the world-class experience keeps guests coming back year after year. And skiing Deer Valley® isn’t just for grown
Ski Patroller Ron Palmer-Leger Celebrates 25 Years at Deer Valley
My friend Ron Palmer-Leger recently celebrated his 25th anniversary as a member of Deer Valley Resort Ski Patrol, at the resort’s annual “Years of Service” dinner for employees. He’s also a captain with the Park City Fire Department, as well as an accomplished cyclist and cross-country skier. The Albuquerque, NM, native first visited Park City
Rooster, Deer Valley’s New Puppy
Meet Deer Valley Resort’s newest avalanche search and rescue dog, Rooster.
Meet Deer Valley’s Avalanche Dogs
If you have shopped at the Deer Valley Signatures stores, you may have noticed the Avalanche Rescue Dog Benefit Merchandise, also know as “Avy Dog.” If you are a frequent Deer Valley skier, you may also have encountered one or several dogs sporting the Ski Patrol logo on their back. To get their full story,
Kathy Sherwin’s Deer Valley Difference
Fresh out of college, Kathy began her career at Deer Valley Resort as a Ski Instructor before joining the Ski Patrol team and then moving on to the resort’s Human Resources department. She didn’t stop there and worked part-time in retail at the resort’s Signatures Stores, while she pursued a career as a professional cyclist.
Deer Valley’s Invisible Safety Net: Part Four
Doctor Peter Taillac and Ski Patrol’s Hylton Early have told us how to make the best of your Deer Valley ski vacation. Today, they will conclude their great tips series by discussing safety issues that are of concern to our most advanced skiers and learn how to stay safe under most weather and snow conditions!
Deer Valley’s Invisible Safety Net: Part Three
In the two previous blogs, we’ve learned from Doctor Peter Taillac and Ski Patrol’s Hylton Early about the amazing “Doctor Patrol” roaming the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, and we received some great tips for planning a perfect ski vacation. Today, they’ll share more tips aimed at enhancing your safety on the slopes. JF: Let’s
Deer Valley’s Invisible Safety Net: Part Two
In our previous blog, we were introduced to the amazing “Doctor Patrol” at Deer Valley. Today, both Doctor Peter Taillac and Ski Patrol’s Hylton Early will dispense some great advice about making your ski stay with us as fun and safe as possible. JF: What about some physical conditioning prior to going skiing? Hylton Early: