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Disc Golf: Flingin’ The Fris’ Around Utah’s Resorts

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In the mountains of Utah, disc golf is growing as an inexpensive, easy-to-learn pastime that can be played by young and old. A round of nine or 18 holes gets you up and into the meadows and trees around the state’s ski and snowboard resorts.

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PCSkiGal: Five Things To Do On A Park City Summer's Day

Park City Alpine SlideAs the summer wanes here in Park City, Utah, here are five things to do before the snow flies. 

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PCSkiGal: Soon It Will Become 'Park City Mountain'

PCMR old logoTreasure Mountain, Park City Ski Area, Park City Mountain Resort, PCMR. Now there’s a new name on the 50+ year-old ski area’s business card -- Park City Mountain. The rebranding (the first since the mid-1990s) will go full-bore public later this month. 

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Park City Mountain Resort, Canyons Connection Gets Unanimous Approval; Ready For Next Season

Powder day at CanyonsUnanimous approval from the Park City Planning Commission has been given to Vail Resorts to implement an ambitious capital plan for the 2015-2016 to establish the connection between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort.

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PCSkiGal: Park City Will See Plenty Of Summer Construction With Lifts, Interconnecting Gondola

Deer Valley to Park City gondolaPark City, Utah is going to look like a gigantic construction zone if everybody gets their way this summer. 

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Deer Valley-Town Gondola Concept Moves Into Final Planning Stages

Deer Valley gondolaJust when we thought things would finally quiet down in Park City, Utah, Deer Valley reasserts its plan to run a gondola right into town. Never a dull moment.

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Vail Resorts Unveils $50 Million Plan To Link Canyons, Park City Mountain Terrain Next Summer

Link of PCMR and Canyons

An eight-passenger gondola will be the centerpiece of Vail Resorts’ strategy for connecting Canyons Resort with Park City Mountain ResortThe Colorado-based resort group revealed its plans for bringing the two neighboring mountains together – and solidifies Vail’s intention to create the largest ski and snowboarding area in the United States since acquiring Park City Mountain this offseason.

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Bill Rock Named Chief Operating Officer For Canyons, Park City Mountain Resort

Bill Rock

Vail Resorts, Inc. has appointed Bill Rock, the current chief operating officer of Northstar California Resort, as the new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, effective November 1, 2014.

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Hopes For Next Season Rise As Opponents In Park City Lawsuit Wrangle Over Bond Amount

Scenic land in Park City

Attorneys in the heated lease dispute between two of Park City’s ski and snowboard resorts have turned their attention to how much money Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) should post in a bond that would keep the resort open for at least next season.

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Park City Mountain Offers 2014-15 Season Tickets In Face Of Lawsuit Over Lease

Park City Mountain Resort

Season tickets for 2014-2014 at Park City Mountain Resort will come with a promise to refund all or some of that cost if its landlord-neighbor wins a pending lawsuit – and the resort would close.

 

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Oral Arguments Heard In Talisker/Park City Resort Lawsuit Over Previous Lease Ruling

Canyons Resort

A Utah district judge heard oral arguments Thursday (April 3) in the litigation between the owners of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort.

 

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Powdr Corp. Rejects Vail’s Offer To Buy Park City Mountain Base Area, Parking Lots

Park CityThe ongoing legal dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Land Holdings took another twist this week with a proposal from Vail Resorts to buy the only land that the resort owns outright -- an offer that was flatly rejected by Powdr Corp., the resort's parent company.

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Vail Resorts, Canyons Grant $500,000 To Park City Nonprofits

Kimball Art Center

Vail Resorts is the newcomer on the block in Park City, Utah with the Canyons, but the Colorado-based company is looking to make a good impression on the local citizenry.

 

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Talisker, Vail Resorts Issue Eviction Order To Park City Mountain Resort

Park City Mountain Resort

UPDATE 8/30/13: Vail Resorts has told Park City Mountain Resort it will not interfere with PCMR's resort operations for the 2013-14 season. This is in light of the eviction notice Talisker Land Holdings/Vail Resorts slapped on PCMR Wednesday.

 

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Legal Battle Of Park City Heavyweights Heading Into Late Rounds

Park City Mountain Resort (Dan Campbell)

Ding, ding, ding. Ladies and Gentlemen! In this corner, Talisker Land Holdings Corp. (TLH) from Toronto, Canada, weighing in at six Park City real estate developments, and the former operator of Canyons Ski Resort. And in this corner, Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR), about to celebrate its 50th year in Summit County, Utah, weighing in at 3,700 acres.

 

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Talisker Slides Aside; Corp. Pulls Out Of Canyons

Canyons Family Bubble

If the lease of Canyons Resort to Vail Resorts (VR) in early June got folk’s attention in Park City, Utah, then the news last week that Talisker Corporation (VR’s “landlord” in that deal) is pulling out of Canyons altogether is certainly keeping the buzz going in the beehive state. 

 

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‘TalisVail’: Locals, Employees Reaction Sets In To Vail Resorts In Utah

CanyonsIn a little historic mining town, away from high-speed interstate traffic, the phrase, “At least we’re not Vail” was regularly uttered by locals with pride. Today, Park City is singing a different tune as they begin embracing the idea of one of the industry’s leaders taking the helm at the largest ski resort in Utah.  

 

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Vail Resorts Finally Lands Canyons Resort In 50-Year Lease Deal

Canyons Resort

Vail Resorts has announced it has signed a long-term, 50-year lease, to operate Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. It’s Vail’s second attempt to gain a big Utah foothold and this one worked out.

 

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Easter Events That Keep You Hoppin’

Northstar at Tahoe

Easter is early this year, but that doesn’t stop kids and adults spending the holiday at ski resorts across the country from looking forward to a visit with the Easter Bunny. Here’s a sampling of some of those activities offered.

 

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Schedule Change Brings Snowboard, Freestyle World Cup Events Together in Park City Midwinter

Park City Mountain Resort

Things just got a bit more interesting for World Cup freestylers and their fans, as now, athletes in halfpipe, moguls and aerials will be vying for victory on the same mid-winter weekend in the Park City area.

 

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