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Park City Mountain Resort Will Open 2012-13 Season with Top Honors

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October 26, 2012

Park City Mountain Resort Will Open 2012-13 Season with Top Honors

  • SKI Magazine readers name Park City Mountain Resort North America’s #4 overall resort and #1 resort for access
  • TransWorld Snowboarding  Magazine ranks Park City Mountain Resort a Top-5 resort and #2 terrain park in North America
  • Freeskier Magazine ranks Park City Mountain Resort a Top-10 resort and #2 terrain park in North America 

Park City, Utah (October 16, 2012) – Park City Mountain Resort heads into the 2012-13 winter season with a hail of new awards that distinguish it as one of North America’s finest resorts, single out its unparalleled mountain access and praise its uniquely progressive terrain parks.

The Resort is once again ranked one of North America’s five best ski resorts (#4 overall) by the readers of SKI Magazine while also being recognized as “North America’s #1 resort for access.”

Meanwhile, two of action sports’ most prominent publications single out Park City Mountain Resort for their own honors. TransWorld Snowboarding magazine ranks the Resort its #2 overall resort and puts its terrain parks among the top five in North America. Freeskier magazine ranks the Resort among the 10 best overall and its terrain parks #2 in North America.

“We are thrilled to be ranked among North America’s premier resorts by such a broad spectrum of the industry’s leading publications,” said Jenni Smith, president and general manager of Park City Mountain Resort. “This recognition is a tremendous honor, but also a credit to our team of dedicated employees that works so hard to create memorable experiences for all of our guests.”

In highlighting Park City Mountain Resort’s access, SKI Magazine recognizes the resort’s unparalleled convenience as a family destination resort.  The resort is connected to the lodging, restaurants, bars and shopping of Park City’s historic Main Street by the Town Lift, which provides ski-in/ski-out access from Main Street to the mountain. Park City Mountain Resort is also a short 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, where seven airlines and their affiliates run 626 scheduled daily flights serving more than 90 cities with non-stop flights, according to the airport’s website.

The recognition from TransWorld Snowboarding and Freeskier magazines highlights one of the most dynamic action sports atmospheres in North America. Park City Mountain Resort boasts four terrain parks, including two new additions this season: Little Kings park for beginners and Neff Land, a collaboration with the creative minds at the Neff Headwear design team. The resort is also home to two halfpipes, the 22’ Eagle Superpipe and, new this season, the 13’ Merrill Minipipe. The Park City All Star team, the resort’s team of professional freeskiers and snowboarders, is made up of some of the biggest names in winter action sports. Park City Mountain Resort will also host some of the world’s most accomplished halfpipe skiers and snowboarders for competitions at the Eagle Superpipe in December that will help begin the qualifying process for the 2014 Winter Games. These elements all build a reputation for innovation and excellence recognized by action sports’ most prominent publications.

About Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort, named North America’s “#1 Resort for Mountain Access” by the readers of SKI Magazine, is located in the heart of Park City, Utah and is only a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. For more information, visit or call 800.222.PARK.


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Andy Miller
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Park City Mountain Resort
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