Georg Hartlmaier arrived at Brian Head in 1964 to help establish a ski resort in southern Utah. He was a very influential person in the development and growth of Brian Head and was the first Mountain Manager and Ski School Director of the resort.
Georg and his wife, Stefanie, started Georg's Ski Shop in 1964, serving skiers from Salt Lake City, Utah to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Georg was Austrian certified in 1962, and became certified with the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) in 1967. He served on PSIA's Board of Directors and was an examiner for two terms. Georg was a member of the PSIA-Intermountain Division Demolition Team.
Georg was a world-class ski racer and mountain climber. The highlight of his climbing experiences was to scale Mt. Everest.
Georg received a National Lifetime Membership through PSIA and one of a small group to be named an honorary member of Alta's Alf Engen Ski School.