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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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Longtime Park City outdoor enthusiast sets sights on a sustainable future

The name Charlie Sturgis is synonymous with outdoor recreation. Part of the reason Park City is the globally recognized mountain playground it is today is because of Charlie’s dedication and leadership. His community contributions over the last four decades include owning and operating White Pine Touring with his wife, Kathy; cofounding and later running Mountain
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A new take on tradition with JW Bennett

“There are not many women who make hats this way in the world,” says Sarah Kjorstad, as she explains how she makes the handmade hats sold at JW Bennett, a custom hat company she founded in Jackson Hole. The stylish felt hats, which are sold out of the Jackson flagship location and the new shop
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Caroline Gleich is saving the planet one summit at a time

Snow crunches underfoot as she takes one step, then another, climbing higher and higher. The goal: the summit in front of her and the preservation of that snowcapped peak for generations to come. “As a child, I dreamed of being a skier and mountaineer,” says Caroline Gleich, who grew up in Minnesota and moved to
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About the Cover: Winter Edition 21-22

What else can you do but smile, smile, smile after a day of skiing the best snow of the season with pro skier and activist Caroline Gleich? On this perfect pow day, we made our way into the backcountry, enjoying turns in over two feet of untracked January snow. Caroline and I have worked together
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Ioulia Greek Olive Oil Co. brings its Grecian wisdom to Park City

The Antonopoulos family — Stelios, his wife Christina Bhanos, and their 9-year-old twins Electa and Paris — has a heritage that revolves around olive oil. Their company, Ioulia Greek Olive Oil Co., is more than a business; it embodies their family’s culture and adheres to the ancient olive oil practices of Kalamata, Greece. Each drop
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Four-in-one business model in Park City finds the secret to success

It’s hard to be a small business in a seasonal community. It requires a certain amount of ingenuity, creativity, and willingness to think outside the box and come up with a way to be sustainable. Luckily, business owner Casey Crawford has those qualities in spades. What was once the retail space for Casey’s hip boutique
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Deep Roots

Daniel Lewis III is a fifth-generation Summit County resident. In 1855, his great-great-grandfather, Daniel Lewis Sr., moved from Wales to Kamas, Utah and as a result, Daniel spent much of his childhood on the ranch that his great-great-grandfather homesteaded in 1862. As he explains what it was like to grow up in Kamas, Daniel is
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Live Like Sam

Sam Jackenthal’s international inline skating victories and U.S. Junior Freestyle Champion title are great achievements, but more impressive than his exceptional athletic accomplishments are his character and his exuberant love of life. Ron Jackenthal, Sam’s father, says, “Sam lived more in 16 years than most people have or ever will in their lifetime.” Sam physically
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For the Love of Baking

Ever since Emily Burney was a kid, two desires have shaped her life. The first was a deep yearning to move west. Family vacations to Colorado and glimpses of the mountain lifestyle confirmed that mountain life was for her. She held tight to her dream of leaving Chicago suburbia. The second desire was to bake.
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