our manifesto

We believe that bigger isn’t always better and that there is something inherently good in a day’s hard work. We believe that friends can be found in the most unlikely of places and that nothing matters more than family. We believe that each and every day is a gift full of potential and that miracles are mixed in with the every day scenery.
We believe in seeking the balance between play and hard work: a lazy Saturday making turns on the ski slopes or casting a fly at a rising trout in the middle of a hatch; working long hours with impending deadlines or calling in on a weekend to make sure a project is buttoned up. We believe failure is success as long as we learn from it. We believe in doing our best and taking any who’ll join us along for the ride.
We believe in grit, faith, and in sending it past our comfort zone in order to try something that scares us every day. We believe that joy is found in simplicity. We believe that beauty surrounds us. We believe in celebrating history in the making. We love where we live, we live where we love. We believe in the “joie de vivre!”

our crew

ryan

ryan bunnell

Ryan is an experienced ski instructor and fly fishing guide. He discovered the HV while pursuing these passions and made it his home in 2003. Ryan earned a BFA degree in 2D / Painting while studying at Western State Colorado University. Ryan is also the father of three healthy, spirited and rambunctious children that are balancing all the scales in their grandparents’ eyes.

kristin

kristin bunnell

Kristin grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and migrated south to Utah in 1997 for education and warmer temperatures. She earned a BS degree from the University of Utah. Kristin fell in love with the HV in 2006, where she also met her husband Ryan and made it her home. When she isn’t chasing around three children and two dogs — she satisfies her need for speed on her bicycle, paddleboard and skis.

gus

gustavo zelaya

Gus is a graphic designer, musician and illustrator living in Heber City, where he is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in web design and development. Gus went to Wasatch High where he played soccer and served as an editor for the 2016 yearbook.

craig

craig jensen

Craig grew up on the front side of the Wasatch where he met and married his sweetheart, Lauren. When an automotive malfunction occurred while passing through Heber, they had the chance to enjoy the beauty of the HV and meet some good samaritans. Soon after, they decided to make this community their home. Craig enjoys a good challenge, learning how things work and playing with his five children.

alex

alex kirkwood

Alex is a freelance copywriter, bookworm and Florida native. In 2008, the mountains came calling and she decided to make Park City home. She received a BS in Strategic Communications from the University of Utah. Now a proud Heberite, Alex spends her free time hiking, camping and fishing in and around the valley she has come to love.

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