MountainStyle Living

MountainStyle Living

Passing the Torch

When Colby St. Clair walks into his shop in Kamas, he’s welcomed by silence. Then, he opens the shop’s south-facing bay doors and the sun and sounds flood in. Mountain air mingles with the smell of sawdust and you can hear music and chatter from the dance studio next door. “It’s my happy place. I
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Coming Home

When Brian Shirken moved to the United States from South Africa in 1983, one of the first things he did was ski Park City. Fast forward 36 years and I’m talking with Shirken from his home in Park City. He’s hosting extended family and they’ve just returned from a big hike up Pinecone Ridge. The
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Deer Valley

With a name that’s known across the country, Deer Valley Resort delivers—year after year—a winter resort experience like no other. Deer Valley’s notorious first-class service entices skiers who are looking for a certain ski experience—the slopes are snowboarder-free and only a limited number of lift tickets are sold each day. That on-mountain tranquillity paired with
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The Art of Giving

ART HAS BEEN A CONSTANT IN ERIN HESSER’S LIFE. SHE HOLDS A MASTER’S DEGREE IN ART EDUCATION AND VISUAL CULTURE, WORKED AS THE DIRECTOR OF AN ART GALLERY, LED A K-12 ART SCHOOL, DID CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT AT PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, AND WORKED IN MUSEUM EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
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Play

THE CANYONS VILLAGE IS A FAVORITE LOCATION FOR FAMILY FUN WITH A WIDE SELECTION OF LODGING AND RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES. And as previous guests will tell you, a ride in the Red Pine Gondola is thrilling any time of the year. Jessica Miller, the senior communica-tions specialist for Park City Mountain says, “The views from the
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The Art of the Perfect Vacation

THE POWER OF A PERFECT VACATION IS SOMETHING ELISE ST JOHN AND HER FAMILY KNOW ALL TOO WELL. IN 2011, THEY BOOKED A VACATION RENTAL AND SPENT NEW YEAR’S IN PARK CITY. SIX MONTHS LATER, ST JOHN AND HER HUSBAND, SHANE, AND SON, CAYDEN, UPROOTED THEIR LIVES, LEFT DALLAS, AND MOVED TO PARK CITY. “People don’t
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Finesse

DEER VALLEY IS A DISTINGUISHED, TOP-RANKED SKI RESORT AND THEIR TEAM APPROACHES THE SUMMER SEASON WITH THE SAME COMMITMENT TO PERFECTION. Scenic lift rides offer an aerial view of the abundant hik-ing and biking paths as bikers test their skills on the adren-aline pumping, lift-accessed downhill mountain biking at Deer Valley. Performance art has been central to
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Passion, Promotion, Participation

I’M NO ARTIST,” DIANE RINEHART ASSURES ME, EXPLAINING THAT HER GRANDMOTHER, “GAMA-G” – A WESTERN ARTIST WITH A PENCHANT FOR DESERT LANDSCAPES–HAD THE ARTISTIC GIFT, BUT THAT RINEHART “DIDN’T INHERIT HER TALENT, BUT I DID RECEIVE HER GIFT OF BEING ABLE TO FEEL NATURE’S BEAUTY AND DEVELOPED A DEEP APPRECIATION FOR THOSE WHO CAN CAPTURE
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Immerse

OLD TOWN, CROWNED ONE OF THE LARGEST ART DISTRICTS IN THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST, IS A COMPLETE IMMERSION IN FINE ART, PERFORMANCE ART, AND CULINARY ART. In early August, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival takes over Main Street, boasting creations from local and visiting vendors. Year round, dozens of galleries line Old Town’s Main Street
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Love Where You Live

WE HELP CLIENTS PRIORITIZE THEIR NEEDS. WORK THEM IN [TO THE DESIGN],” SAYS CODY DERRICK OF CITYHOMECOLLECTIVE’S HOLISTIC DESIGN APPROACH FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS. “IT CREATES SPACES IN WHICH THEY WILL FLOURISH.” Or, in the case of their recent major renovation of Park City Mountain Resort’s Mid-Mountain Lodge, they recreate spaces where visitors can
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