December 20, 2011
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Nine lifts are up and running and they include: PayDay, 3 Kings, First Time, Bonanza, Crescent, Silver Star, Silverlode, Eagle, King Con, along with 38 runs (27 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 Tuesday morning. Lift-ticket prices are: $96 for adults, $60 for youth (7-12), $64 for seniors; half-day passes are $65 for adults and $45 for juniors. Go to http://www.pcski.com or call (435) 658-5560 for more information on Park City Mountain Resort.
Nine lifts are up and running and they include: The Red Pine Gondola, Orange Bubble Express, High Meadow, Saddleback Express, Short Cut, Sweet Pea, Rip Cord, Sun Peak Express and Tombstone Express. Twenty-two trails are open along with two natural halfpipes as of Tuesday morning. The resort received zero inches of new snow in the last four days hours and has 53 inches of season snowfall. The mid-mountain base has 21 total inches. Lift-ticket prices are: $79 for adults, $47 for juniors and seniors; half-day passes are $62 for adults and $39 for juniors and seniors. For more information on Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Eighteen 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, Silver Strike Express, Ruby Express, Red Cloud and Lady Morgan Express. Fifty-four runs are open as of Tuesday morning. The resort received zero inches of new snow in the last three days and has a base depth of 26 inches. Full day lift-ticket prices are: $96 for adults, $60 for children and $69 for seniors; half-day passes are $80 for adults and $50 for children and $57 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
Cross-country skiing at Soldier Hollow is open and has 2.5K groomed as of Tuesday morning. A day pass is currently $10. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
MOUNTAIN TRAILS According to the Mountain Trails Facebook page, "The mountain-biking in Round Valley is actually pretty darn good right now. Just lower the pressure in your tires and follow the white ribbon from Silver Summit: Rambler, High Side, Somewhere Elks, Nowhere Elks, Backslide, La Dea Duh and Rademan make a great loop." 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, 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, "The 3K loop is groomed and skiing really well and the teaching area has lanes set and is groomed." The 5K is closed. 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 is closed. Road 35 (Wolf Creek Pass) closed Thursday. Ski conditions in the Beaver Creek on Mirror Lake Highway are decent. 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.