Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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BALLANTYNE | escape Sleigh rides, snowmobiling and fat tire biking are off-slope options in Park City. Photo courtesy of Deer Valley Resort Photo courtesy of Salsa Cycles Photo courtesy of Visit Park City 88 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2016-2017 Greatest Snow on Earth," and experienced skiers agree. "We call it Utah Champagne for its feathery composition," says Basil Marcus, store manager of Alpine Ski Center in Dilworth, who lived in Park City for five years. "The snow there is epic." Talley concurs. "The quality of snow is the lightest I've ever experienced." Activities also abound for the anything-but-ski set, starting with a guided tour of the 2002 Olympic Games venues and virtual ski-jump experience at Alf Engen Ski Museum. For an extra rush, take a chiller- diller ride on the Comet Bobsled accompanied by a professional pilot at the Olympic park. Other off-the-slopes fun includes dogsledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing

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