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Summit County Search and Rescue is on a mission to save lives

For nearly 50 years, Summit County Search and Rescue (SCSAR) has served the community by fulfilling its mission to save lives. The team operates under the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for rescues that can last anywhere from a couple hours to multiple days.
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The furry faces of Park County’s ski patrol

For some, saying hello to an avalanche rescue dog can be the most exciting part of the ski day. The friendly faces of these pups offer encouragement to overwhelmed ski school participants and people injured on the mountain. And while avalanche dogs often bring joy and comfort, they’re there to work. As highly trained ski
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A perfect day in Park City, Utah, off the slopes

Park City may be known for its world-class downhill skiing, but there are plenty of other things to do if skiing isn’t really your thing or you need a rest day. In fact, we’ve got a whole day (or maybe two) planned out for you: First things first — enjoy breakfast and coffee at Harvest,
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The Sound of Preservation

You’re walking along a trail at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, feeling tranquil and at one with nature. Suddenly, you hear something that sounds prehistoric, something that makes you feel like you’re on the set of Jurassic Park. It’s the call of a sandhill crane. “They sound like what I imagine pterodactyls might have sounded like,”
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Healing Sounds

For Alex Anderson practicing bodywork brings joy. Graduating from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2013 gave him the tools to become a body language interpreter, and since graduating, he’s continued to learn and grow — mastering life-changing bodywork modalities. His secret is his ability to draw from a variety of practices, merging them
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10 Sounds of Summer

For many, summer is the most anticipated season of the year. Long days and warm evenings are the perfect setting for summer activities. And when it comes to activities, Park City doesn’t disappoint. The city and surrounding area are full of modalities that will have you enjoying the sun with family and friends — or
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Alpha

If you’ve been hiking around Park City and seen a young woman with a pack of Australian shepherds who follow her like she’s the pied piper of Hamelin, you’ve seen Samantha Bednar, founder of Active K9 Training Center. And if you’ve seen all five of her dogs sit and stay at her command, synchronized like
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Exploring the Unknown

Park City’s ski resorts are the trusted go-to for snowy explorations. The comfort of a lift, groomed run, or secret powder stash can make it hard to venture beyond resort boundaries. A lengthy wait in the lift line or a scarcity of parking spaces is evidence that a majority of skiers and riders utilize the
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Summer-Centric Fun

SUMMER IN AND AROUND PARK CITY IS A DELIGHT AND RIVALS THE WINTER SEASON WITH EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY, ADVENTURE, AND BUILD COMMUNITY. HERE ARE A FEW WAYS TO EXPLORE NEARBY MOUNTAINS AND STREAMS, TASTE SUMMER IN PARK CITY, AND PARTICIPATE IN SUMMER-CENTRIC EVENTS. 1. GET YOUR GROOVE ON During the summer, Mountain Town Music
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Adventure Hound

“I WAS BARTENDING AT THE CANYONS AND SKIING EVERY DAY,” SAYS SPONSORED YEAR-ROUND ATHLETE ROB ASELTINE OF A LIFESTYLE MANY PARKITES CAN RELATE TO. WHILE STEWING OVER HIS IMAGINED LIFE PATHS–A DESK JOB OR A LIFE SPENT IN THE OUTDOORS–A FRIEND ASKED, “WHY CAN’T YOU DO BOTH?” A lightbulb moment. “I figured out where my
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