DEER VALLEY RESORT, PARK CITY, UTAH (May 1, 2015) –
It's official, by today, May 1, 2015 Deer Valley gets control procedures of Solitude Mountain Resort. And thus a exciting and new chapter originates. Earlier this The month of january, Deer Valley Resort hired Kim Mayhew as Solitude Mountain Resort's new gm, that also grew to become effective today.
“Solitude is definitely an incredible resort and provided an enormous chance for all of us to grow our choices the following in Utah, ” stated Bob Wheaton, leader and gm of Deer Valley Resort. “Solitude is within a distinctive position using their broadly varied terrain that draws in both local and destination snowboarders. We're ecstatic to have the ability to add some lean towards the Deer Valley® family.”
“The DeSeelhorst family members have loved being part of Solitude’s history for nearly 4 decades. We be proud of what we've been in a position to accomplish in the resort as well as in our mountain community, ” stated Dork DeSeelhorst, former owner and gm of Solitude Mountain Resort. “We feel totally fortunate for that chance to possess labored with the amount of amazing individuals our industry and more importantly having the ability to use our incredible staff at Solitude through the years. It's exciting to pass through about this unique and delightful turn to among the best resort operators in the united states, Deer Valley.”
Together with the brand new possession is definitely an up-to-date logo design for Solitude Mountain Resort.
Frequently asked questions:
Why did Deer Valley Resort enter a contract to buy Solitude Mountain Resort?
Deer Valley recognized an excellent chance to grow inside the Utah market with the addition of Solitude Mountain Lean towards the Deer Valley family. Solitude is definitely an incredible resort, with warm and friendly and expert terrain, and we're sincerely excited to start dealing with employees.
Amount Compensated? Assets acquired?
This can be a private acquisition.
Will Deer Valley bring more capital and marketing opportunities to Solitude?
Deer Valley's first capital improvement announcement to Solitude for that 2015-2016 ski season is to take away the current Summit double chairlift and use a new removable high-speed quad. Also, a brand new ski run is going to be cut from the top existing Apex Express chairlift towards the bottom terminal from the realigned Summit Express chairlift, considerably reducing the present travel time for you to Honeycomb Canyon. Other priority enhancements include remodeling the Moonbeam Lodge restaurant, an elevated guest service presence through the resort and new uniforms for Solitude staff.
Will snowboarding be permitted at Solitude? What about the Brighton connection?
Deer Valley intends to continue permitting snowboarding at Solitude and the Brighton connection in position. Here is a recent Snowboard edit created by Andrew Muse at Solitude.