Mountain Trails Foundation

The Park City Rotary Club has presented this year’s Linda Singer Berrett Professional Citizen of the Year Award to Charlie Sturgis. As head of the Mountain Trails Foundation, Sturgis has played a key role in overseeing Park City’s renowned trail system.

In the Rotary presentation on Tuesday, almost everyone honoring Sturgis talked about the mottoes, or life lessons he’s fostered about trails, or living in Park City. Tom Peak offered a couple of examples.

Mountain Trails Foundation

Summer Trails take a lot of maintenance and the Mountain Trails Foundation is busy with upkeep.  They have a new trail ready to open in Round Valley and big plans for a designated downhill project this summer. Carolyn Murray has this:

   

  On today's Local News Hour guest host Carolyn Murray updates the mountain trail conditions with a call in interview from Laura of the Mountain Trails Foundation.  Republican Congressman John Curtis talks about his time in Washington D.C. representing the 3rd District.  He is running against Chris Herrod who is challenging him in the June 26th Republican Primary Election. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman gives an update on Thursday's City Council Meeting covering the issues of social equity, homelessness in Park City, transit programs and the Historic Preservation Awards.

The recently purchased Bonanza Flat conservation area will see some new trails put in. David Boyle has more:

May is Bike month and there are loads of events going on along with opportunities to participate in a variety of trails and bike related activities.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Young Riders Bike Swap Back Again

May 11, 2018

May is Bike Month and Young Riders holds their popular Bike Swap event this weekend. It starts Saturday at 8 am and runs through Sunday at 3.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Rail Trail State Park Website

The Mountain Trails Foundation has been taking care of the Park City Rail Trail for several years. But now Utah State Parks has awarded the contract to another entity, and Mountain Trails director Charlie Sturgis takes issue with that. Rick Brough has more.

Empire Lodge Parking Lot Closes Next week

Jul 28, 2017
Empire Lodge Web site

Parking at the Empire Lodge parking lot closes down next week.  Kpcw’s Carolyn Murray has more. 

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Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with the MTB Trail Trust from Nelson, New Zealand, about their recent IMBA Gold Ride Center designation.  They join local trails gurus Charlie Sturgis and Bob Radke to exchange information.  

Then, Raising Can-Do Kids, with Robert Rende, PHD.  How to teach traits of innovation, creativity, industriousness, optimism, and entrepreneurship to our children in a rapidly changing world.  

Friday,  August 5, 2016

Charlie Sturgis - Mountain Trails Foundation

Sue Pollard - Summit County Republican Party Vice-Chair

Park City Council Member Becca Gerber

Founder and President of Park City Bike Demos Andre Shoumatoff

Teri Orr - Ex. Director Park City Institute

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