This was one of four easements granted by the developer of Empire Pass in exchange for a massive increase in density in the Empire Pass area. This easement prohibits ski runs and lift towers on the top of Iron Mountain, but in exchange, lifts and runs were developed in Empire Canyon.
LOCATION: Park City
PROPERTY OWNERS: Talisker Corporation
RECREATION: Passive recreation including hiking and mountain biking
TRAILS: Mid Mountain, Iron Man Loop
VEGETATION: Montane sub alpine fir and quaking aspen plant communities
WILDLIFE: Mule deer, elk, moose, mountain lion, lynx, coyote, snowshoe hare, red squirrel, montane shrew, cooper’s hawk, sharp-shinned hawk, red-tailed hawk, golden eagle, great grey owl, etc.
CONSERVATION VALUES: Open space, natural, scenic, wildlife and wetland