Escala Lodges, In Conjunction With The Canyons® Resort Announces North America’s First 30 Year Ski Pass.

(PARK CITY, UT) December 31st, 2009- SDI Properties, developers of the luxury ski-in ski-out condominium hotel Escala Lodges, and The Canyons® Resort today announced they have entered into an agreement to offer a limited number of owner's at Escala Lodges the ability to purchase up to two (2), thirty (30) year season ski/snowboarding passes known as the Escala Ski Pass. The optional and limited Escala Ski Pass may only be acquired with the purchase of a condominium at Escala Lodges.  Considered by many industry experts as the first of its kind in North America, the developer will begin immediately offering the limited Escala Ski Pass to current owners and future condominium purchasers during Escala Lodges' Grand Opening celebration. The Escala Ski Pass allows unrestricted access to Utah's largest ski and snowboard resort and is transferrable to family, friends or guests.

In addition, the Escala Ski Pass may be upgraded to allow access to the newly announced Canyons Club™. Canyons Club™ is the first and only true premier alpine club in Utah.

"As part of our Grand Opening celebration we are pleased to offer our owners a rare opportunity to purchase a thirty year ski pass that is unique to the ski industry" said Wayne Turner, Development Officer with SDI Properties.  "The Canyons and SDI Properties combined efforts to produce a ski pass that will help promote the resort and accelerate real estate sales at Escala Lodges" said Mike Goar, General Manager of The Canyons® Resort.

About SDI Properties

SDI Properties is a well known Park City development group with over 100 years of combined Real Estate experience. Its team prides itself for developing and delivering top tier resort properties to be enjoyed by our owners for generations. Recent resort condominium hotel projects include Silverado Lodges, Escala Lodges and Sunrise at Escala; all developed and built at The Canyons® Resort in Park City, Utah. SDI is committed to building a track record of excellence in the field of Real Estate development and is interested to create joint ventures with other groups.

For further information: SDI Properties: Philip Grant, Tel: (435) 901-7476,

The Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah is the largest single ski and snowboard resort in Utah and one of the largest in the United States. Located just four miles from Park City’s historic Main Street, The Canyons averages 350 inches of light snow annually while offering 3,700 acres of diverse terrain over eight mountains with 167 trails. Lodging properties managed by The Canyons are located in the Resort Village and consist of the AAA rated Four-Diamond Grand Summit Hotel, Sundial Lodge, Silverado Lodge, as well as the newest luxury accommodations: Escala Lodges and Sunrise at Escala.  The Canyons maintains over 35,000 square footage of flexible meeting space available for any event or gathering.  A variety of dining options ranging from fine dining to more casual atmospheres can be found both on the mountain and within the Resort Village. Additional details are available at: