Photo by Cynthia Dial
Park City's history is colorful, having begun as a silver mining town, then a ski resort and now a luxury destination. But it was Deer Valley that transformed the ski industry 32 years ago. By offering such amenities as lodging, ski valets and groomed-to-perfection slopes, it became one of North America's first ski areas catering to first-class customers. Its extravagance is three decades old; so is a summer visit to the noted winter retreat wise? I investigated this premise from the area's most lavish digs - Montage Deer Valley.
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