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A gondola reveals a combination of the two logo's from Park City and the Canyons that will soon be the norm during a press announcement on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Park City. Last season, Vail Resorts announced a $50 million capital improvement project to connect Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more than 7,300 acres of skiable terrain. Two Utah resorts become one: Park City
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