Category: Living Powder Mountain
Salt Lake Tribune: National ranking puts 3 Utah ski resorts in the top 6 – Snowbird, Park City and Powder Mountain
How is Summit Powder Mountain limiting resource consumption on the mountain?
Our Design Guidelines promote the responsible development of residences on Powder Mountain. Specifically, we incorporate the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard (similar to LEED certification), which speaks to energy efficiency, water conservation, and other green practices. Development plans limit residential building sizes, incorporating small homes and micro-units into the core of our future Village to... Read More
What is the relationship between Powder Mountain and Summit Series?
Summit Series and Powder Mountain are two distinctly different organizations. Powder Mountain is a mountain resort and community-owned by a joint venture between the founders of Summit Series and two venture capitalists who live seasonally in Eden, Utah. Our deep commitment to preserving Powder Mountain’s delicate ecosystem impacts every aspect of the Powder Mountain development... Read More
Has Powder Mountain ever had plans to be a private resort?
From the beginning, we have stated that the mountain will never be privatized. The strongest indication is that the main access roads to all areas of the resort are public state and county roads. We’ve always listened to, and honored, the locals’ expressed desire to preserve the unique character of the mountain by not overcrowding it, continuing to... Read More
A Brief History of Powder Mountain
Epically picturesque and pristine, Powder Mountain has welcomed outdoor revelers for generations. In the early 20th century, Frederick Cobabe accumulated 8,000 acres of Wasatch Mountain land as range for his sheep herd. His son Alvin eventually purchased the livestock company and land from him, turning it into a ski resort in 1972, after acquiring another... Read More
Architectural Digest: Powder Mountain is the hottest design Destination you probably haven’t heard of
Road Rules and Safe Driving Tips for Driving to Powder Mountain (HWY 158)
Did you know Powder Mountain Road (HWY 158) is one of the steepest roads in America? With a consistent grade of 14%, HWY 158 can be tricky to drive, especially during snowy winter conditions. In order to ensure your safety please abide by the new Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Snow Traction Policy below. All-wheel drive and... Read More