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2018 Shot Ski event returns for the third year

Park City Shot Ski(Park City Sunrise Rotary)

Raise your glasses for Park City’s 3rd annual Shot Ski Event, hosted by Park City Sunrise Rotary Club and High West Distillery. Participants will line Park City’s Historic Main Street to throw one back on Saturday, October 13 at 2 p.m.

In 2017, the communal shot ski used 476 skis end to end totaling 2,225 feet in length in order to serve 1,250 people. This year, the event invites 1,275 shot-takers to break Breckenridge’s record set in January 2018 of 1,266 participants and 422 skis.

“We love the competitive nature of Park City locals, and we are determined to be back on top with a new shot ski record this year,” said Park City Sunrise Rotary Club member Connie Nelson. “And what better way to go bottoms up than with High West whiskey in our glasses?”

High West Distillery, the events presenting sponsor for the first time this year, will be topping off glasses with their own Double Rye. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available, including a $500 bronze-level sponsorship, which includes two custom-wrapped skis, three shot glass spots each, six souvenir shot glasses, six High West drink tokens, a reserved space on the street for the event, and the opportunity to take the custom skis home. A $200 VIP commitment secures three spots on the shot ski, three souvenir shot glasses, three High West drink tokens and a High West-wrapped and branded ski to keep. To secure a sponsorship, contact Connie Nelson at 435-602-2612 or Mike Luers at 435-901-8891 by Wednesday, September 26.

A $25 ticket includes a spot on the shot; one souvenir shot glass and a token to enjoy a High West specialty drink at one of several after-party locations. High West is the official after-party site along with Wasatch Brew Pub, OP Rockwell, No Name Saloon and O’Shucks . To purchase tickets, visit Please note tickets are non-refundable the event will take place rain or shine, guests must be 21+ to attend and have a valid I.D.

All proceeds will go to Park City Sunrise Rotary Club’s Grant Program for 20 community organizations. Last year’s event raised $23,253.19. This year’s event is expected to sell out and exceed last year’s earnings. Updates and ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks.

Guests who would like to stay in Park City for the weekend can take advantage of the High West Stay Package with

About the Sunrise Rotary of Park City
The Sunrise Rotary of Park City ( is dedicated to many community and humanitarian efforts, with an emphasis on local charities, causes and interests. All are welcome to attend their weekly Thursday morning breakfast meetings, which are held at 7:15 a.m. at the Jeremy Golf and Country Club.

About Rotary International
Rotary International is the world’s first serve club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members volunteer their time and talent to further the rotary motto, Service Above Self. The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

About High West
Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, High West’s passion is crafting delicious and distinctive whiskeys and helping people appreciate whiskey all in the context of our home, the American West. High West offers an outstanding collection of highly rated whiskeys in finer liquor stores, bars, and restaurants in 49 states throughout the U.S. and internationally.

High West has three must-visit locations. Our High West Saloon in historic Old Town Park City is the world’s only ski-in gastro distillery that was voted “Best Park City Restaurant” by readers of City Weekly. It has received multiple accolades including a nomination for Best Bar by the James Beard Foundation, and a top-10 ranking on The Daily Meal’s list of 150 Best Bars in America. Our High West Saloon in Terminal E at Salt Lake International Airport offers the best food and drinks in any airport west of the Mississippi. Finally, High West Distillery on Blue Sky Ranch in Wanship, Utah is a 30,000 square foot world-class distillery and visitor center featuring educational tours and High West’s unique country-western cuisine. Blue Sky is an historic working cattle ranch. Both Blue Sky and High West aim to build a landmark Western destination and resort offering an authentic and premium western experience. For more information and where to buy High West products near you, visit