Monday, January 30, 2023

Park City Breaks Longest Shot Ski Record

Let the records show, Park City is back on top. On Saturday, October 13, Park City’s 3rd annual Shot Ski Event, hosted by Park City Sunrise Rotary Club and High West Distillery, welcomed 1275 participants and 2570 feet long to Historic Main Street to claim a spot on the world’s longest shot ski constructed of 508 skis. The previous record was set in January 2018 in Breckenridge of 1,266 participants and 422 skis end to end.

“We are so grateful for the enthusiasm of the Park City community and our partnership with High West Distillery who made this a record-setting day for us,” said Park City Sunrise Rotary Club member Connie Nelson. “Not only did we surpass Breckenridge’s shot ski record, we exceeded our fundraising goal and raised $29,475, the most in event history.”

Topping last year’s total of $23,253.19, all proceeds will benefit Park City Sunrise Rotary Club’s Grant Program for 20 community organizations.

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

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