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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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Play Every Day

A“LIFETIME OF BEING OUTDOORS” BROUGHT JULIA GEISLER TO PARK CITY IN 2007. SHE CHOSE PARK CITY BASED ON ITS SKIING OPPORTUNITIES AND THE PERK OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. WITHIN FOUR YEARS, GEISLER FOUNDED PARK CITY YOGA ADVENTURES (PCYA), WHICH WAS INSPIRED BY HER EXPERIENCE WORKING IN THE OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE OAKLEY SCHOOL. THE TEENAGERS
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Survive. Thrive. Repeat.

GROWING UP ON A WISCONSIN FARM, CHRISTIAN SCHAUF RECALLS RELYING ON A PRACTICAL SKILL SET AND CONFIDENCE TO WORK THROUGH CHALLENGING SITUATIONS. “YOU HAD TO BE PREPARED TO DO ANYTHING BY YOURSELF AT A VERY YOUNG AGE,” HE SAYS OF THIS FOUNDATION. “THINGS I TOOK FOR GRANTED KNOWING HOW TO DO: CHANGE A TIRE, JUMP-START
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Art On The Fly

IT DOESN’T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS.  The rhythmic cast and strip of the line. Lining up the perfect drop of the fly to subtly drift the river surface. The rush of water past heavy boots as you slowly push against the swift current, constantly evaluating in the flashing light and dark of the uneven
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