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Vail Resorts announced today that the Epic Pass will add two new destinations starting in the 2019-2020 ski season.  Epic Passholders will have access to Snowbasin, a regional favorite ski destination, and Sun Valley in Idaho. Epic Passholders will receive seven days of access at both resorts.  Epic Local Passholders will receive two days at each resort. 

 

 

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Today, January 17th, is the day for locals to get their Sundance tickets.  Log in to your Sundance.org account between Noon and 8:00 pm (mountain time).

NEW THIS YEAR, no standing in line on a cold Saturday morning for Townie Tuesday and Best of Fest Tickets.

Use the new eWaitlist process two hours prior to screening.  This years Best of Fest will be Monday, February 4th (proof of Utah residency required at admission).  Townie Tuesday will be January 29th at the Redstone Cinema at 7:00 pm and at the Library Center Theater at 9:00 pm.  Proof of Summit County residency will be required at admission.

We're going to miss seeing all our neighbors and friends in the ticket lines!!!

Go to https://www.sundance.org for more information.

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January 16 - 18!  Don't miss the 30th Annual Huntsman Cup World Para Alpine Ski Races, hosted by the National Ability Center and held at Park City Mountain.  

The event will feature hopefuls for the future Paralympic games from around the globe.  This alpine ski race is sanctioned by the Paralympic Committee.  The three days of racing include two days of Slalom and one day of Super G races.

 

 

 

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Experts from Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain weigh in on what parents can do to ensure their kids have a successful and fun day at ski school.

Navigating ski and snowboard school can be tricky, particularly for first-timers. You might be unsure of how your children will react to being left in the hands of complete strangers for the entire day as well as the newness of the sport. If this is you, fear not! Here is the inside scoop on preparing your children for a successful ski school experience, thanks to two local experts, Mya Frantti, Manager of Children’s Programs at Deer Valley Resort, and Mary Flinn Ware, General Manager of Park City Mountain’s Children Ski and Snowboard School.

 

Why ski and snowboard lessons are crucial

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Kick the new year off with fireworks and family fun, a hunt for big cats around the world, and the Hollywood takeover of town.

First Friday Fireworks

January 4 @ 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Why celebrate the new year just once? Join Park City Mountain for a day of family activities, food specials, live music, and a fireworks display at Canyons Village. Get your groove on with DJ Velvet starting at 2:30 p.m. and don’t forget to grab a complimentary donut (or three) from the deck. The fireworks begin at 5:30 p.m. parkcitymountain.com

 

Jaron Lanier

January 5 @ 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

There are few parts of our lives that aren’t intertwined with the internet. Now is your chance to get the perspective of one of the pioneers who helped create it.

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Deer Valley Resort's annual Torchlight Parade will be held TONIGHT, December 30th, at dusk (approx 6:00 pm) at Snow Park.  The Parade will be on the Big Stick ski run on Bald Eagle Mountain behind the Snow Park Lodge.  There will be free hot chocolate and cookies to enjoy while you watch the parade.  Don't miss this fun local event!

 

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Should the 2030 Winter Olympics be the Salt Lake City Games, Summit and Wasatch Counties would host numerous competition venues.

The proposed winter Olympic map from the OEC's exploratory report, proposes possible venues at Park City Resort, Deer Valley, Utah Olympic Park, Park City Main Street and Soldier Hollow.  

The map released by the Utah Olympic Exploratory Committee is considered a draft plan.  While the venues could be revised over time, Park City played a key role in the 2002 Winter Olympics and it is proposed that this role be repeated in the 2030 bid effort.

 

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To be located in the heart of Canyons Village, Pendry Park City is scheduled to begin construction early summer 2019 and be completed for the 2020/2021 ski season.  The resort is being developed by Pendry Hoels and Columbus Pacific Development.  Pendry Park City will have 150 guest rooms and suites as well as luxury residences.  The design will be mountain contemporary with a palette ow warm woods, stone and metals.

A wide array of amenities will be offered to guests such as a rooftop pool/bar area, four lounges, restaurants, a full-service spa, fitness center and childrens recreation facility.  There will be more than 7,000 square feet of indoor meeting space including a 4,000-square-foot ballroom.

Reservations will be accepted Q1 2019.

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Don't miss a long-standing Park City tradition, the Park City Mountain Torchlight Parade.  Holiday music, holiday cheer in the Park City Mountain Village followed by the Torchlight Parade and, of course, a visit from Santa.

December 24th
5:30 - Dusk
Park City Base Area
Free

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