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Fine dining at Park City Mountain’s Lookout Cabin

It may come as a surprise, but one of Park City’s most alluring fine dining destinations isn’t on Main Street or in Deer Valley or even in Kimball Junction. Originally built as a snowcat maintenance facility, Lookout Cabin restaurant is located at approximately 9,000 feet on Park City Mountain in the oldest existing building at
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MountainStyle Living

Powder Watts cuts energy consumption, saves users hundreds of dollars a month

Anyone who has lived in a mountain town can understand the predicament Tom Clardy was in eight years ago. After a heavy load of snow cracked several of the rooftop solar panels on his Park City home, he ventured onto the roof to clear the snow and found himself falling through the top layer of
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Four days of winter fun in Park City that go beyond the norm

It’s easy to find a list of popular winter activities in Park City, but finding lesser-known, insider to-dos is a bit trickier. To help you plan a Park City trip that is one-of-a-kind, we’ve put together an activity-packed four-day itinerary that goes well beyond the usual suspects. We’ve organized each daily itinerary so you can
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Highstyle Profile

Childhood ski trips led to Connie Barnhart calling Park City her forever home

Connie Barnhart is a true, self-made woman. And if you ask her, she’ll tell you that she never thought any of it would amount to anything. She was just enjoying the experience. But it sure did amount to something. Here’s how it happened. Although Connie calls Park City home today, her story begins in Salt
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Burning Man artists light up Park City with vibrant colors, art and ideas

In 2000, Lola was waiting in line to have her fortune told at Burning Man when Zafod Beatlebrox rolled up on his bicycle. A veteran of this “temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance,” Zafod recognized love when he saw it. “The Oracle doesn’t know anything,” he said to her. “Let me show
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Park City’s fulFILLed wants to change the world

Doors of opportunity seem to continuously open for Kimberly Flores, and with each leap of faith, she answers her calling to be an advocate for the environment. “I know there is a bigger plan. I just keep following the path that’s been laid out before me,” Kimberly says. Her bigger plan has always revolved around
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Park City Community Foundation links donors with worthy nonprofits

The Park City Community Foundation connects donors with nonprofit organizations to create a community that is fully supported. If nothing else, the numbers are proof that the foundation is doing everything it can to make Park City a great place to live, work and play. “We’ve contributed over $50 million into our community,” says the
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JANS has been outfitting outdoor enthusiasts since 1980

As a young 20-something, I met Jan Peterson through his daughter, Andrea,” recalls JANS Chief Financial Officer Caron Keim Murray of her long personal and professional relationship with JANS founder Jan Peterson, who passed away in May 2016. “My favorite quote from Jan was, ‘Treat everyone walking through our doors as if they were invited
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MountainStyle Living

Deer Valley and Extell Development Company team up to expand Park City skiing

It’s been in the works for years — a new ski resort nestled in the Wasatch Mountains near Park City. The hype was at an all-time high when Extell Development Company unveiled their vision for the first major ski destination to be created in the last 40 years. Over last summer, news broke that Deer
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The enduring magic of Sundance Film Festival

As one might imagine, there was a certain energy during the early years of the Sundance Film Festival. The event was at the forefront of the modern indie film festival movement, and the excitement was palpable. “The organizers aimed to cultivate a growing audience for independent film, giving them an opportunity to watch films they
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Nightlife

Your guide to stargazing in Jordanelle State Park

There are more International Dark Sky Parks and Communities in Utah than anywhere else in the world. And under the direction of Park Manager Jason Whittaker, Jordanelle State Park east of Park City became a Dark Sky Park in 2021. According to Jason, it took a lot of work to get the international designation, which
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Nightlife

Park City Winter Events Calendar 2023-24

Wander Excursions with Wild Women Tribe Various dates, November 11-March 30 Join the Wild Women Tribe for workshops and excursions scheduled for several Fridays and Saturdays throughout the winter season. Each excursion features outdoor elements and a theme, such as “Accessing Intuition.” Check WildWomenTribe.net for details. Park City Snow Globe Stroll Thanksgiving through January 8
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In Park City, being “different” is a plus — and it’s a culture that started long ago

You can call Park City the black sheep of Utah, eccentric or weird, and chances are no one will bat an eye — least of all Parkites. Park City is used to going against the grain and dancing to the beat of its own drum, and because of it, it’s become a haven for people
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Park City Style Catalogue

Northland Mountain Boutique a homebase for adventurers and eco-friendly warriors

Before moving to Summit County, Carolina De Martino and her husband, Angelo Querciali, started a retail empire across Patagonia. Now, they manage all 15 stores from their homebase in Park City. “Every three months, Angelo flies down to Argentina or Chile to spend a month at a time with our managers and 90-plus employees. He
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As Park City’s growth impacts wildlife habitat, here’s what you can do to help

Have you spotted a bobcat taking a midnight stroll on your doorbell camera? Or biked around a trail bend to find a herd of elk moving steadily up the mountain? Both are great reminders that wildlife is all around us in Park City. REMOVING BARRIERS FOR WILDLIFE MOVEMENT Many wildlife species are on the move
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MountainStyle Living

Kimball Junction: Park City’s shopping and dining hub

Kimball Junction offers a welcome escape from the bustle of downtown Park City. Here, there’s abundant parking, both big box and locally owned businesses, and a growing number of restaurants. It boasts all the comforts of a much larger city but with a small-town feel and easy access to the outdoors. In addition to myriad
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MountainStyle Living

Canyons Village: A resort playground and kid paradise

Canyons Village is sandwiched between McPolin Barn and Utah Olympic Park just off Highway 224 north of Old Town. The community is notoriously easy to access (without traffic, SLC is around 30 minutes by car) and most people go car-free once they’ve made the journey in. In addition to being walkable, Canyons Village sits at
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MountainStyle Living

Deer Valley: Park City’s upscale resort community

Deer Valley is best known for its snow-covered hills and award-winning ski runs, but in the summer, the resort transforms into a mecca for lift-served downhill mountain biking, outdoor live music and hiking. It is a paradise for people who want to get out in the mountains, while enjoying the comforts of five-star lodging and
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MountainStyle Living

Old Town: The heartbeat and historic center of Park City

The true heart of Park City is found in Old Town, a little strip of land bordered by two massive ski areas — Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain — that evolve into summer adventure hubs when the snow melts. Old Town isn’t the largest neighborhood, but it’s by far the most historic. It
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Highstyle Profile

The next generation of bikers in Park City

One of Julie Minahan’s first experiences in Park City was riding down Main Street on her luggage because there was so much snow. When it came time to return to the University of New Hampshire after her spring break visit, she thought to herself, “Why the heck am I leaving this place?” As a ski
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Expanding Park City recreation one trail at a time

The day Bob Radke accepted a ski instructor position at Park City Mountain in 1988 was a fateful day for Park City bikers and hikers. The ski-instructor- turned-trail-builder is responsible for hundreds of miles of trail around Park City. “Recreation is a big part of a balanced lifestyle,” Bob says, describing his intention “to provide
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Inspired Summit Adventures in Park City offers mindful mountain adventures

Park City is the bedrock of Shaun Deutschlander’s vision for growing a business, raising a family and enriching the community. The New York native landed in Park City shortly after graduating from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She accepted a job at the Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center and started to build her career as
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Photographer Johnny Adolphson brings Utah landscapes into focus

Photos of snowcapped mountains, majestic canyons and breathtaking sunsets have a special kind of magic to them — a magic that photographers like Johnny Adolphson are masters at capturing. With a passion for the Utah wilderness, Johnny explored the state’s parks and mountain peaks as a member of Park City ski patrol in the ’90s
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The best brunch spots in Park City

One of the highlights of summer in the mountains is the bounty of boozy brunches — made even better by a sunny patio with spectacular views. Whether your midday brunch scene is post-hike or pre-nap, there’s a lazy brunch and sassy beverage to suit your needs. Hearth and Hill A warm and gracious gathering spot,
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Renowned chef Lula Martín del Campo opens Don Goyo in Park City

Before opening her restaurant, Don Goyo, renowned chef Lula Martín del Campo thought people who lived in snowy places like Park City were un poquito loco. But after experiencing winter in Park City and the beauty of a snow-covered Main Street, she gets it. “Now I am an addict to the snow,” she laughs. Her
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Meet the godfather of road cycling in Park City

A ribbon of road unwinds before you. You hear the rustle of the quaking aspens that line the Alpine Loop. You’re miles from home, legs pumping, hands on the handlebars, nose to the wind. Life is good. This is just a typical day for Marty Jemison, a professional cyclist — although “professional” is a bit
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MountainStyle Living

Utah Olympic Park offers summer fun for all ages

The Utah Olympic Park has long been a top destination for people in search of a summer adventure. But this year, the park is expanding its offerings to reach an audience that has historically been somewhat excluded from the fun: kids ages 2 to 8. The park’s new action tower was designed for the smallest
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Nightlife

Park City’s perfect patios

As much as we all love playing in the abundant Park City snow during the winter, we also can’t wait for the weather to turn warm so we can take advantage of the abundant patios, decks, terraces and courtyards that lend themselves to an al fresco drink. Luckily, in Park City, there are a gaggle
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MountainStyle Living

The Mountain Beer Festival in Park City returns for another round in 2023

If tasting beer from Utah’s best breweries isn’t enough to entice you to the Mountain Beer Festival on September 16 and 17, perhaps the fact that the event is accessed by chairlift will be. For the second year, Mountain Beer Festival participants will hop on Deer Valley Resort’s Silver Lake Express to be whisked up
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MountainStyle Living

Where luxury meets the outdoors in Park City

The Waldorf Astoria Park City provides a luxurious getaway for travelers looking for the highest level of sophistication. But the grand, five-star hotel also happens to be situated at the base of Park City Mountain, providing guests with an experience that’s at the intersection of luxury and adventure. Kellie Hanselman, the director of sales and
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