Park City’s New Billion-Dollar Ski Resort
By Everett Potter
There’s a new ski resort coming to the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. Or maybe, just maybe, Deer Valley is about to get a lot bigger.
It’s too soon to tell but what is known is that The Mayflower Mountain Resort has been announced, a 5,600-acre resort with somewhere between 400 and 900 skiable acres. The new slopes would be located on the backside of Deer Valley Resort, next to the gated Deer Crest subdivision. They would face the expansive Jordanelle Reservoir that lies outside of Deer Valley, with a hefty luxury commercial base area along U.S. 40.
Yes, it’s being touted as a new ski resort, but of scale and size that has not been seen in the United States since Beaver Creek opened in Colorado in 1980 … continue reading