Video: The Sundance Kid himself shares the story of Sundance Mountain Resort, which boasts rustic elegance steeped in dramatic scenery. Its classic cabins boast rough sawn wood and stone fireplaces. Everything breathes high quality.
In this Citizens of Mountain Time story, follow "Mouse" and his crew of diggers — called as much because they dig in terrain park features, but whom also are called park rangers or crew — are hurriedly preparing the parks for the busy weekend crowds. The masses will come hungry to shred Brighton Ski Resort's six parks and an ever-changing assortment and arrangement of features.
It’s not an uncommon story at Alta: many people experience the Utah resort and just can’t seem to leave. Great lodging and an average annual snowfall of 545 inches have something to do with it. For Alta Lodge general manager Marcus Dippo, it's also a decades-long relationship with a place and its people that turned this "magical" place into his home. This Citizens of Mountain Time profile tells the story.
Utilizing 100-year-old craft chocolate methods to make the perfect bar, Ritual Chocolate is right at home in Park City. In this Citizens of Mountain Time story, get to know Ritual's Robbie Stout and Anna Davies as they strive to create the best of chocolate in the country, while also living that mountain town dream in Utah: “the craft chocolate capital of America.”
While a ski patroller’s standard kit and years of experience proves effective, a rescue dog offers a nose and agility that simply can’t be matched. And truth be told, Solitude Mountain Resort's highly trained pups are the stars of the ski patrol show. In this Citizens of Mountain Time story, get to know the powder pups of Solitude and the broader Wasatch Backcountry Rescue.
In the video titled, The Sound of Salt, former public radio DJ “Bad” Brad Wheeler tours live music venues and the urban fabric of Salt Lake City. Get to know Brad Wheeler, from his early years as a blues musician in Ogden through the friendship he forged with jazz saxophone legend Joe McQueen.
Video: Once you get "Bad" Brad Wheeler talking about music-related experiences, traditions and lore in Utah, it’s difficult to get him to stop — but you wouldn’t want him to. Watch the former public radio DJ and blues musician as he tours some of his favorite music venues in downtown Salt Lake City, and plays some blues along the way.
It’s hard enough to pack for yourself when you’re going on a ski vacation, but when you have to organize your entire family, it can be daunting. It doesn’t have to be that hard. Here’s how to pack for a Utah winter vacation without giving up before you get there.
With the variety of terrain, ski-school style, and après activities, Utah’s ski resorts are ideal destinations for family trips. From old-school to modern and glam, there’s a resort for everyone, and plenty of time for adults and kids to have their own adventures before joining up for some fun together.
Classes and instruction aren’t only for little kids and beginners. Investing in a little personal time with a ski instructor early on in your trip can not only help you improve your skills, but also give you valuable insight into the mountain, especially if it’s one that’s new to you.