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Olympic Aspirations | Park City, Utah

Olympic Aspirations | Park City, Utah

Viewing a 28 degree ski slope from the side is daunting. It looks like the kind of slope you’d like to take smooth, wide turns in, your skis gripping into a nice layer of groomed powder. Seeing the skiers coming down and negotiating the narrow 28 degrees of pitch on the freestyle mogul course at the Visa Freestyle International Ski World Cup was quite the contrast – it bordered on terrifying.

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Snow Tubing at Gorgoza Park | Park City, Utah

Snow Tubing at Gorgoza Park | Park City, Utah

You’ll spin, you’ll laugh and you’ll feel the wind in your hair as you cruise down one of seven tubing lanes serviced by a magic carpet and T-bar lift system that takes you to the top. This is not your neighborhood sled hill. This is Gorgoza Park snow tubing.

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Park City’s High West Distillery: The House Old-Fashioned

Park City’s High West Distillery: The House Old-Fashioned

High West Distillery and Saloon is in a historic livery stable and garage, right smack in the middle of downtown, and accessible via skis if you want to do something truly unique.

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Park City, Utah

By on July 2, 2018
Park City, Utah

Park City is only 30 minutes up the looming Wasatch Mountain range from Salt Lake City International Airport, and the compact downtown reflects its silver mining past, maintaining the authentic 1870s layout full of local boutiques, bars, night spots and contemporary restaurants.

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Powder Paradise | Park City, Utah

Powder Paradise | Park City, Utah

The smell of white pine was striking, mixing in with the alpine air so perfectly that I felt I could bottle it and bring it home. It was just below freezing, the sun was out, the clouds puffy and white. A fresh snow had fallen and I was riding the ski lift, the jagged terrain falling away beneath me while being whisked thousands of feet up the mountain so efficiently, before letting gravity do the work on the way down. This was Park City Mountain Resort in January and all was right in the world.

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