Virtuoso Life - November/December 2017 - 142
Out & About
The nightly feature
Sundance ski resort casts the Wasatch
wilderness in a starring role.
BY DAVID HOCHMAN
V I RT U O S O L I F E
While most alpine areas pack together as many slopes, shops,
après-ski bars, and A-frame condos as a snowy peak can hold,
the Utah wilderness spot resists growth like a yellow buttercup in January.
Filmmaker and environmentalist Robert Redford began snapping up
land in the Wasatch Range of the western Rockies in the 1960s, for privacy and preservation's sake. As his fame grew, so did the idyllic parcel
the actor named for the iconic role he played in Butch Cassidy and the
HINK OF SUNDANCE AS THE "ANTI-RESORT" SKI RESORT.