RESORTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESORTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Linking Utah ski resorts not worth damage to mountain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57722896-82/wasatch-ski-resorts-lift.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57722896-82/wasatch-ski-resorts-lift.html.csp">Letter: Linking Utah ski resorts not worth damage to mountain</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T14:48:27.657-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I recently returned from a ski trip to St. Anton, Austria. While I didn’t know it until I arrived, St. Anton recently built a ski link to a nearby resort in the manner aspired to by “One Wasatch” architects. The lift added nothing to my ski experience. The resorts were too big and varied to explore in one day, as are all our Wasatch resorts. After riding the lift once, in the name of curiosity, I never took it again. The mostly deserted lift did, however, destroy the tranquility of a previously...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722896@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:48:27 MDT Letter: Ski resort GMs are poisoning well of Wasatch planning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57722950-82/wasatch-resorts-central-ski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57722950-82/wasatch-resorts-central-ski.html.csp">Letter: Ski resort GMs are poisoning well of Wasatch planning</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T01:01:03.846-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Mountain Accord was intended as an armistice between the collective stakeholders of the Central Wasatch, an opportunity to objectively analyze the potential, conflicts and capacities of the natural systems of the Wasatch between Salt Lake and Summit counties. Mere moments after the first round of commenting has ended, the resorts have announced a plan without alignments, without underlying studies, with only the vaguest sense of necessity or utility (“Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722950@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Editorial: Grand ski dream needs to fit in larger Wasatch plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57709395-82/ski-resorts-lifts-wasatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57709395-82/ski-resorts-lifts-wasatch.html.csp">Editorial: Grand ski dream needs to fit in larger Wasatch plan</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T17:12:01.954-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With much fanfare this week, the seven ski resorts in the central Wasatch Mountains joined together in a historic moment to announce ... a logo. Actually, they were there to announce an idea to connect the seven resorts by ski lifts, something that has been talked about in various forms for half a century at least. And they’re still just talking. The principals in this endeavor, led by the trade organization Ski Utah, offered no specific plan or timetable for connecting the resorts. This was re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57709395@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:12:01 MDT Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasatch’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57704372-78/ski-wasatch-concept-resorts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57704372-78/ski-wasatch-concept-resorts.html.csp">Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasatch’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T12:30:46.925-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wednesday’s unveiling of One Wasatch, the Utah ski industry’s idea for linking resorts in Salt Lake and Summit counties, was noteworthy in several respects. • It marked the most concerted effort to date by Utah’s ski industry to actually pursue the long-discussed, long-disputed concept of interconnecting the seven resorts clustered tightly in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains. • It brought together for the first time in memory the general managers of the seven independent resorts, symbolic of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57704372@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:30:46 MDT Ski industry to push for interconnected resorts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699224-78/ski-resorts-utah-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57699224-78/ski-resorts-utah-mountain.html.csp">Ski industry to push for interconnected resorts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T10:06:24.521-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s ski industry is ready to interconnect the seven ski resorts in Salt Lake and Summit counties. Ski Utah and the resorts have called a 2 p.m. news conference Wednesday at the Salt Lake City Sheraton Hotel to discuss their concept of a series of chairlifts on private lands that would link resorts from Deer Valley to Snowbird. The plan would not include the controversial SkiLink proposal that would have connected Canyons Resort outside of Park City to Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57699224@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:06:24 MDT Resorts unveil early discounts on season pass sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57665410-79/resorts-vail-pass-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57665410-79/resorts-vail-pass-mountain.html.csp">Resorts unveil early discounts on season pass sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T21:12:10.622-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The competition to hook season passholders for next winter jumped Tuesday with both Vail Resorts and The Mountain Collective, which includes Alta and Snowbird, unveiling early-signup enticements. Vail Resorts, which operates Canyons Resort outside of Park City, said its 2014-15 Epic Local Pass is available for $549 if bought before April 13. The spring purchase price can be locked in for a down payment of just $49, said Canyons spokeswoman Caitlin Martz, and also comes with six “buddy tickets” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665410@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:12:10 MDT Breeze stores raise nearly $6,000 to fight leukemia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57601903-79/breeze-http-leukemia-stores.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57601903-79/breeze-http-leukemia-stores.html.csp">Breeze stores raise nearly $6,000 to fight leukemia</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T11:58:56.934-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 11:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Breeze sporting goods stores in Utah recently raised $5,845 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The retail and rental shops raised the money as part of the 16th annual “Adopt-A-Cause” program of Breeze’s parent company, Specialty Sports Venture, a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. The campaign at 190 Specialty Sports Venture stores in the West and Midwest raised $257,000 for 22 organizations selected by company employees. Vail Resorts matched some of those donations, adding almost $87,000 to the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57601903@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:58:56 MDT Utah ski-resort hotels filled fewer beds in January http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57557685-79/percent-county-hotels-january.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57557685-79/percent-county-hotels-january.html.csp">Utah ski-resort hotels filled fewer beds in January</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T09:43:02.376-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Business was down slightly during January at hotels around Salt Lake County and the state’s ski resorts, but up elsewhere in the state. Occupancy levels at Salt Lake County hotels slipped to 63.9 percent last month compared to 65.4 percent in January 2013. At the state’s mountain resorts, the drop was more pronounced — from 67.5 percent to 64.2 percent, according to the latest monthly figures from the Denver-based Rocky Mountain Lodging Report. Statewide, however, hotels filled 58.8 percent of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57557685@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:43:02 MDT