August 2013

Found 6 blog entries for August 2013.

Construction has begun on a brand new real estate development in the Silver Lake area of Upper Deer Valley. The project has long been referred to as North Silver Lake, but will now be named the Stein Eriksen Residences. The developer, Regent Properties, has recently restarted construction of the infrastructure and a model home. The new development will include a mix of homes and condos for sale, situated at the intersection of Deer Valley Resort's "Last Chance" and "Silver Dollar" ski runs. Most residences will have spectacular views and all will have ski-in / ski-out access. The site has been entitled for 38 luxury condominiums in five buildings and 16 townhomes and single family residences, for a total of 54 units. All residences will have access to

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Simple, there is just so much to do, in great weather!

If you are new to Park City, here are a few ideas of events, festivals and fun things to do while in town. As locals, we get to enjoy outdoor recreation all year long, summer and winter. It's one of the main reasons why Outside Magazine readers voted Park City Utah as the "Best Place to Live in America". This page has a few ideas for you to try while in town. As always, feel free to call or email us and we'll be happy to share more info with you.


All three resorts now offer great options for lift-serviced mountain biking and hiking. You ride up the chairlift with your bike hanging on the next chair, and cruise on down through an assortment of

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"Best Town Ever" According to Outside Magazine readers who voted for the Best Town in America to Live for 2013. Park City appears on the cover of the magazine, showcasing a mountain biker on the Lost Prospector trail overlooking Old Town Park City. The cover says: "America's Best Towns. 18 Perfect Places to Live".

To find the winner they started with the American College of Sports Medicine's annual list of the country's 50 healthiest cities, then added a few small and mid-sized towns that the metro-centric pool had overlooked. Next they went to the experts, the true experts. They called on runners, bikers, surfers and climbers to help narrow the finalists to the top ten list where it's easy to eat healthy, find work, quickly access great trails,

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We often are asked "Where is a great place to hike in Park City?" So, we finally have gotten out ourselves and have been exploring some great hikes that have been recommended to us over the years. As an avid mountain biker and skateboarder, I simply have not dedicated much time to hiking. Wow! Was I amazed to find a few of these great hikes that we have right in our backyard. A few weeks ago we posted about a great hike off of Guardsman Pass going up the ridge to Peak 10,420'. It was a beautiful high elevation hike with distant views. And that was only the tip of the iceberg!

Lake Mary at Brighton Ski Resort

We recently went over to Brighton ski resort to hike up the Lake Mary Trail. It was so amazing, that we went back the next day and did the

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 - August 2, 2013

Park City Enjoys Largest Quarter of Real Estate Sales in Five Years.

Both the number of sales and the median sales price are up over last year's numbers in the Greater Park City Area according to the 2013 second quarter statistics released by the Park City Board of REALTORS®. With a total of 991 sales to date — a 19% increase over the same time period in 2012 - the first half of 2013 had the highest number of sales since the first half of 2007. In fact, the number of sales is 21% higher, by quarter, than any quarter in the last five years. The total sales dollar volume is also up 19% over the same time-period last year, reaching over $698 million to date, which is also the highest total dollar volume since 2007. The

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Great news for season pass holders at Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort. The two Park City resorts, along with Alta and Snowbird in Little Cottonwood Canyon have agreed to offer ski passes to visit each resort. This will be a "thank you" benefit to season pass holders this winter.

The four resorts have set their own requirements for the eligibility of their pass holders. For Park City Mountain Resort, all 2013-14 season passholders who add at least one "My Pass. My Way" features will receive 3 free 1-day lift tickets each at Alta, Deer Valley and Snowbird resorts during the 2013-14 winter season. PCMR is located in the heart of Park City and includes 116 trails on 3,300 acres, spread over eight peaks and nine bowls. Season passes

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