Sundance Resort Named to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2009 Gold List On the heels of being named in December to the Magazine’s 2008 Ski Poll

SUNDANCE, UTAH (January 6, 2009)—The Sundance Resort, located in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, was listed in Conde Nast Traveler’s Fifteenth Annual Gold List in the January 09 issue, as well as ranking ninth in the magazine’s Top 50 2008 Best Places to Ski and Stay in their December 08 issue. Other Utah Resorts cited in the Gold List were Stein Erikson Lodge and Red Mountain Spa, located in St George. Stein Erikson was also the only other Utah resort named in the Top 50 listing of ski hotels, based on rooms, service, food, location and design.


The Gold List is a comprehensive list of the world’s best places to stay in the United States and throughout the world. More than 32,000 Conde Nast Traveler’s readers offered the magazine comments on what distinguishes the best resorts in the world. The result is the 15th Annual Gold List.


“Sundance is very proud to again be listed in this prestigious list. It means a great deal to us for our hard work and commitment to excellence to be recognized by such an esteemed publication as Conde Nast Traveler,” commented Chad Linebaugh, Co General Manager, Sundance Resort. “The Conde Nast Gold List sets the standard for the top hotels in the world, and Sundance is honored to be a part of it.”


In 2008 Gold List, the Sundance Resort received special culinary recognition for Best by Food with a score of 96.8 and has also ranked highly in past years in Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award, including ranking second for the Top 50 United States Resorts with a score of 94.6 and 34th in the world in 2007.


Sundance, the picturesque destination resort, founded by Robert Redford in 1969, is a year round resort at the base of 12,000-foot Mt. Timpanogos offering an array of mountain activities including snow sports, hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, and horseback riding as well as unique offerings such as art classes, exhibits and periodic film screenings.





Nestled at the base of 12,000-foot Mt. Timpanogos, the Sundance Resort is a 5,000-acre destination resort, committed to maintaining the balance of art, nature and recreation. Sundance offers diverse mountain recreation experiences and encourages the cultivation of art and self-expression, as well as the preservation of the land. Created by Robert Redford, Sundance is a haven for discovery and inspiration, featuring 100 well-appointed cottages and homes consistent with the Sundance brand. The Sundance family of companies includes the Sundance Resort, Sundance Institute, Sundance Channel, Sundance Cinemas and Sundance Catalog. For more information on Sundance, call 801-225-4107 or visit our website,