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Snowbird’s The Summit Opens Saturday

After controversy, delays, zoning battles, the doors finally open to Hidden Peak’s crown jewel Dec. 26, 2015. The Summit was part of Dick Bass’ and Ted Johnson’s vision when they first founded Snowbird in 1971, but it’s not so easy building things on federal land. Forty-four years later, the 23,000 square foot “The Summit” opens for year-round dining and epic […]

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Legendary Ski Pioneer Dick Bass Dies at 85

Photo courtesy Snowbird Resort   Richard Daniel “Dick” Bass, Everest mountaineer and Snowbird Resort co-founder has reached the “eighth summit.” The Oklahoma native passed away in his Dallas, Texas, home Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 85, and the sentiments and Facebook comments continue to pour in. “I remember Mr. Bass standing in the lift line on Peruvian just a few […]

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