December 6, 2011
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Seven lifts are up and running and they include: PayDay, 3 Kings, First Time, Bonanza, Crescent, Town Lift and Silverlode, along with 13 runs (10 groomed) and one park. The resort has a base depth of 21 inches and received four new inches of snow in the last 72 hours as of Tuesday morning. Lift-ticket prices are: $75 for adults, $45 for youth (7-12), $50 for seniors; half-day passes are $60 for adults and $35 for juniors. Go to http://www.pcski.com or call (435) 658-5560 for more information on Park City Mountain Resort.
Seven lifts are up and running and they include: The Red Pine Gondola, Orange Bubble Express, High Meadow, Saddleback Express, Short Cut and Sweet Pea; the Sun Peak Express is currently on hold. Nine trails are open along with two natural halfpipes as of Tuesday morning. The resort received seven inches of new snow in the last five days and has 49 inches of season snowfall. The Mid-mountain base has 24 total inches. Lift-ticket prices are: $59 for adults, $35 for juniors and seniors; half-day passes are $46 for adults and $29 for juniors and seniors. For more information on Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Eleven lifts are up and running and they include: Burns, Carpenter Express, Deer Crest, Homestake, Jordanelle Gondola, Silver Lake Express, Snowflake, Sterling Express, Viking, Wasatch Express and Quincy Express. Seventeen runs are open as of Tuesday morning. The resort received three inches of new snow in the last 72 hours and has a base depth of 25 inches. Full day lift-ticket prices are: $75 for adults, $54 for children and $45 for seniors; half-day passes are $63 for adults and $47 for children and $39 for seniors. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events, call (435) 649-1000 or visit http://www.deervalley.com .
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with free admission to the venue and two museums. Guided venue tours run daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., departing at the top of each hour, and cost $7 for adults and $5 for youth/senior. Public bobsled and skeleton rides began Nov. 26. Take the ride of a lifetime down the Olympic track in a bobsled or skeleton sled. For more information visit olyparks.com or call (435) 658-4200.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
The projected opening date for cross-country skiing at Soldier Hollow is Dec. 12. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
MOUNTAIN TRAILS Snyderville Basin Recreation is hosting a Winter Trails Open House tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Basin Recreation offices at Trailside. Come learn about what’s new on our winter trails, grooming schedules, dog regulations, trail etiquette and more. For information on the Mountain Trails Foundation or their events, go to http://www.mountaintrails.org . For any trail information or maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASIN REC TRAILS
WHITE PINE TOURING
According to Paul Clark of White Pine Touring, snowmobiles were out grooming the 5K track Monday. He said, "It’s really good for about 2K and the rest is just pulling up dirt. It’s just really limited track conditions." Day passes are on sale for $18 passes, afternoon passes cost $10. White Pine Touring’s Local Day is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 18. The center offers free lessons, free demos and day passes are $15 for non-pass holders. To contact the Nordic center, call (435) 649-6249 or e-mail email@example.com .
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Mirror Lake Highway 150 was closed Monday, Nov. 14. Road 35 (Wolf Creek Pass) is still open. For more information, call 435-783-4338.
Gorgoza Park, which is owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is open. Weekday hours are 1 to 8 p.m., while weekend hours are noon to 8 p.m. Regular season ticket costs are: $8 for one ride, $22 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information on Gorgoza Park, call (435) 658-2648. No reservations accepted.