Park City Residents Explain How They Successfully Appealed New Lifts

Park City Residents Explain How They Successfully Appealed New Lifts

“The parking lots fill up before 8 am…Overflow parking was triggered 68 days last winter that we know of for certain, and there’s likely more, except that the city stopped sending out text message alerts midseason.”– Angela Moschetta, Park City Resident who appealed Vail Resorts Epic Lift Upgrades. The tensions between locals and Park City … Read more

Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City Set To Debut October 2022

Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City Set To Debut October 2022

WHY IT RATES: Located in the heart of Salt Lake City’s downtown – home to many corporate headquarters and gateway to (Utah’s rapidly expanding startup and tech scene, dubbed the “Silicon Slopes” – the new Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City will be the city’s largest convention hotel to debut in nearly two decades — Laurie … Read more

If we’re paying half a billion to get people up the canyon, there’s one thing we need, Editorial Board writes

If we're paying half a billion to get people up the canyon, there's one thing we need, Editorial Board writes

The goal in Little Cottonwood and Park City should be more than just moving more people up a mountain. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Environmental activists fly large balloons over the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, to demonstrate the height of gondola towers the Utah Department of Transportation … Read more

Up in the Air | Hits & Misses | Salt Lake City

Up in the Air |  Hits & Misses |  Salt Lake City

click to enlarge Up in the AirThe proposed Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola has its own website. How cool is that? Except, taxpayers may have to fork out $500 million for its traffic solutions that benefit a couple of resorts and some entitled skiers. The 8-mile gondola could cost a lot—maybe $1 billion. Whether … Read more

The secret formula that ski resorts rely on, and why four Park City residents want to expose it

The secret formula that ski resorts rely on, and why four Park City residents want to expose it

The fight wasn’t about Park City NIMBYs looking to freeze all development at Park City Mountain Resort. Nor was it, they say, about sticking it to Vail Resorts, the mega-corporation that owns PCMR and 36 other North American ski areas and has a relationship with the community that can best be described as rocky. It … Read more