A Mountaintop Approach to Building a Ski Town
By: Brandi Hammon
Photography By: Paul Bundy and Brian Nicholson
For years Ogden Valley sat undiscovered or perhaps simply undervalued. With three ski resorts surrounding Pineview Reservoir, real estate values are substantially lower than other ski towns in America, until now. Powder Mountain has quietly been selling out the only ski-in-ski-out properties available between the three ski resorts. Finished ski properties are averaging $800-950 per square foot. For perspective, that is 4 times the price of a new townhome on the valley floor. Numbers like this have never been seen in Ogden Valley but are par for the course in Park City, Vail, and Aspen.
The route to Powder Mountain’s prices has…