December 9, 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 15 runs (13 groomed) and one park. The resort has a base depth of 18 inches and received zero inches of new snow in the last 72 hours as of Friday 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.
Eight lifts are up and running and they include: The Red Pine Gondola, Orange Bubble Express, High Meadow, Saddleback Express, Short Cut, Sweet Pea and Rip Cord; the Sun Peak Express is currently on schedule. Fifteen trails are open along with two natural halfpipes as of Friday morning. The resort received zero inches of new snow in the last 24 hours and has 49 inches of season snowfall. The Mid-mountain base has 21 total inches. Lift-ticket prices are: $69 for adults, $41 for juniors and seniors; half-day passes are $55 for adults and $34 for juniors and seniors. For more information on Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Fifteen lifts are up and running and they include: Burns, Carpenter Express, Crown Point, Deer Crest, Homestake, Jordanelle Gondola, Silver Lake Express, Snowflake, Sterling Express, Viking, Judge Wasatch Express, Quincy Express, Northside Express and Silver Strike Express. Twenty-one runs are open as of Friday morning. The resort received zero 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 Registration for the Round Valley Roundup, scheduled for Jan. 28, 2012, is now open. The event is limited to 400 participants and there is no day-of registration. For information on the Mountain Trails Foundation or events, go to http://www.mountaintrails.org . For any trail information or maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com.
BASIN REC TRAILS
WHITE PINE TOURING
According to Paul Clark of White Pine Touring, "It’s really good for about 2K and the rest is just pulling up dirt. It’s still much of the same." 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.