luxury resort in Utah


In Utah, the word Promontory has a special meaning, as it often relates to Promontory Summit, where the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States was officially completed on May 10, 1869. It was there the railheads of the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroads finally came together, combining east and west at Promontory Summit in Northern Utah. But to the developer Francis Najafi, the meaning of the word had a more symbolic context. Though it also defined a joining of east and west, it also defined a joining of nature and nurture, of family gathering and family solace. These were the roots of Mr. Najafi’s vision that became the foundation of the luxury multi-generational resort development, Promontory Club. Recently, we visited Promontory Club and observed how this vision was operationalized, as we experienced the winter identity of this exceptional place. We arrived late in the day, and our…