I am a summer kid. Literally and figuratively. I am drawn to the warmer days, even in the winter. They make me happy. And that isn’t just because my name is Summer. I live in Park City because of the summertime. It is my absolute favorite time of year here and I am not alone. Deer Valley is
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Easton Corbin at Deer Valley Resort
I love all music, depending on my mood. The level of joy from listening to live music is determined also by the people you are with. Listening by yourself is not as fun as a group that is super excited and into it. And that was my Easton Corbin experience last summer. To be honest, I
My Day at the Outdoor Retailer Show
A friend of ours was attending the Outdoor Retailer (OR) Show in Salt Lake City, a 45 minute drive from our house. He asked if he could stay with us while he was in town, since he had flown in from Boulder, CO, and was spending all day meeting potential clients and collecting cards. I
Don’t be Afraid of the Cold
Brrr, It’s Cold Outside! I am right there with you. When it is cold outside, all I want to do is curl up in front of the fire with a warm blanket, someone to snuggle with, a good movie and some popcorn. Sounds perfect, huh?! Well, perfect is rare and quite frankly a bit boring.
10 Tips for a Successful Family Ski Trip
After seven years as a ski parent, here are my top 10 tips for a successful family ski trip where you not only survive but also thrive on the hill. Ski trips are so much fun, but they can be terrifying to a parent. How old is old enough? What do I really need to
Our Night with Dierks Bentley and the rest of Park City
I asked my friend if she wanted to be my date for the Dierks Bentley concert at the Deer Valley Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. She immediately text me back, “Would love to! I’m getting drunk on a plane…it’s Mardi Gras up in the clouds. Buying drinks for everybody but the pilot, it’s a party.”
Family Fun on the NASTAR Course at Deer Valley Resort
I know a thing or two about competitive fire. Living with an Olympic ski racer in Park City, Utah my kids are growing up on the slopes. I definitely feel like a fish out of water at the start of the NASTAR course, but I love it anyway! Just picture it: I’m standing at the top of
It’s Official: My Kids are Better Skiers Than I am.
Meet the newest contributor to the Deer Valley blog, Summer Sanders. In 1992 at the Olympic Games, a 19-year-old Summer Sanders won four Olympic medals, bringing home 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. The moment she hung up her Speedo, she embarked on a television career, hosting shows for MTV (Sandblast), the NBA (Inside Stuff),