Stories

MountainStyle Living

The fabric of Park City

Visitors are drawn to Park City for skiing in the winter, biking in the summer, and good food and live music year-round. But ask anyone who’s lived in the area for any period of time and they’ll tell you that while they might’ve been first lured by the city’s access to the outdoors and rich
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MountainStyle Living

Summit Land Conservancy protects Park City land from development

Cheryl Fox’s migration tale is likely familiar to many Park City residents. In 1987, she moved into her parents’ Deer Valley condo to teach ski lessons for a season before starting graduate school. Instead, that season kicked off a 34-year career as a ski instructor. The first few years, she would return during her winter
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Highstyle Profile

A legacy to hang your hat on

Mention the name Myles Rademan around town and you’ll hear a handful of different memories, achievements, and stories. A resident of Park City for over three decades, Myles founded Leadership Park City, a program that has fostered many movers and shakers in the community that is now in its 28th year. From 1989 to 2002,
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Highstyle Profile

A gateway to opportunity

It all started in the winter of 2003, when Marcela Cubas, a 20-year-old student at the University of Lima in Peru, was approached by her friends to spend a summer (Utah’s winter) in Park City working at the ski resort. At first, Marcela wasn’t so sure. The new adventure was appealing, but so was enjoying
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Highstyle Profile

A Park City smokejumper’s story

David Telian loved his job as a wildland firefighter. It had been his reality every summer since he graduated from high school in 2005. A confessed thrill-seeker who “can’t stand two days exactly the same,” he was tailor-made for the job. Growing up in a small, California mountain town near Yosemite National Park, he’d always
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Inspire

Park City resident works to be a positive role model

“My grandfather rode his horse into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains every morning to hunt or fish,” says Leo Garcia. “Whatever he caught was dinner. My grandmother skinned it and cooked it over a fire. We ate off the land.” Leo was raised in Monte Vista, Colorado by his Apache grandfather and Navajo grandmother —
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Features

Historic Park City hotel offers new drinking and dining options

The old Star Hotel, located on Main Street, has a history that dates back to 1889. Once a simple, cottage-style home, the hotel was added on in the 1920s. Over the years, the historic piece of property has changed hands many times, finally ending up under the wing of Aaron Hofmann, who purchased the building
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MountainStyle Living

Williams Metcalf Interiors brings experience and a fresh perspective to each project

Almost two years ago, Alice Williams and Morgan Metcalf traded life on the East Coast for life in the mountains of Utah. And as they settle into their respective homes, they’re helping others do the same — tapping into their deep well of interior design experience. At Williams Metcalf Interiors, you get a two-for-one deal.
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Features

Park City searches for balance in a busy mountain town

People have been migrating to Park City for thousands of years. And today, our bustling town exists because of the travelers and community members who are drawn by the area’s natural beauty. But to understand the present and look to the future, you must remember the past. Many forget that long before the Mormons migrated
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Features

Park City programs provide healing with horses

Alejandra Lara grew up in the saddle, riding through the forests of southern Chile on her parents’ ranch near Temuco. “We lived amongst the Mapuche people, who teach that stones, animals, trees, forests, rivers — everything has a spirit,” says Alejandra. “I grew up asking permission to enter a forest, saying thank you to plants
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