Events

Slide the City 2014

Big thanks to Slide The City for having T Squared Action Sports down for the event. It was one of the craziest and best ideas ever. We can't wait till next year for the return of the event.  

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Slide the City splashes down in SLC tomorrow

Are you a kid at heart who wishes you could have the same fun you used to have on a slip-n-slide but on an adult level? Utah based company Slide the City is making those dreams come true tomorrow downtown Salt Lake City. A custom built, 1000 foot vinyl slide with padding will be placed from 300 North down main street to North Temple tomorrow from 11-7 featuring 150 feet in elevation drop in a 20-25 second wet and soapy slide of your life. “We are a Utah based company and we are kicking of the first full season of our Slide the City tour here in our own state,” said T.R. Gourley, President of the Water; Slide the City. “All of our family and friends are here and we invite the entire community family out for the amazing event.
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First Look: Utah's newest ski resort getting lifts installed

Cherry Peak is Utah's newest ski resort. Located 15 miles from Logan, Utah, our 15th ski resort will be opening for the 2014/15 ski season, featuring:
-Snow making system -2 triple chair lifts - 500 Foot magic carpet for learning - 5 lane tubing hill - Ice skating - Large night skiing area - Mountain biking - 3.7 miles from downtown Richmond - 15 miles from Logan Watch the new lifts being brought in by helicopters here.
Video courtesy Cherry Peak Resort .
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Judge Issues Eviction Order for PCMR

A judge has signed an order that clears the way for Park City Mountain Resort to be evicted from the mountain.

At the end of a hearing over the eviction issue in Silver Summit’s 3rd District Court today, Judge Ryan Harris granted a requested by Talisker Holdings to evict PCMR. The judge however halted enforcement of that order until August 27 and ordered both sides to go into mediation.

In a ruling last month, Judge Harris declared PCMR missed a key deadline to renew its lease on the mountain. At today's hearing, Talisker, which is the landlord over the mountain, urged the judge to sign the eviction order.

Evicting Park City Mountain Resort will be difficult and costly if PCMR carry out their plans to dismantle equipment on the mountain.

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Ski and Snowboard days on the rise in Utah

Utah Ski and Snowboard Industry Announces 3.6 Percent Increase in Skier Days SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - The Utah ski and snowboard industry closed the 2013-14 winter season with a total of 4,161,585 million skier day visits, up 3.6 percent from the previous season’s 4,018,812. The 3.6 percent increase marks a great success for the industry, ending above four million for the seventh time in the last nine years, and finishing as the third best season on record. Utah’s resorts have seen two years of consecutive skier day increases, up 8.8 percent since the 2011/12 season. Although the season snowfall was slightly below average for the state, the 432-inches of snowfall in-conjunction with resort snowmaking, provided excellent conditions throughout the season.
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