January 25, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On Friday morning, PCMR was reporting a 52-inch base. The resort has received 141 inches of snow to date, with three inches in the past 24 hours. At PCMR, 115 of 116 runs were open Friday (50 groomed), along with all four parks, two pipes, eight of nine bowls and all 16 lifts. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
At Canyons, 156 of 179 trails were open Friday (52 groomed), along with all five bowls. All 19 lifts were running. The resort is reporting 144 inches of snow year to date, with a 38-inch base at mid-mountain and a 56-inch base at the summit, and three inches of snow in the past 24 hours. For more information on the Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley is reporting a 54-inch base, with four inches of new snow in the past 24 hours. All of the resort’s 21 lifts are running, serving 98 of 100 runs and all seven bowls. For more information on lifts and trails, and a schedule of upcoming events, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are guided tours on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The winter Comet Bobsled Rides and Rocket Skeleton Rides are now open for the winter season. Reservations are highly recommended. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit http://www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
Soldier Hollow, near Midway, offers cross-country skiing for beginners to experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails are open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Soldier Hollow has 13 trails totaling 25K, with five groomed trails totaling 10K. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200-foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
Mountain Trails is reporting good skiing, with the Rail Trail from Bonanza Drive to Richardson Flat and most of Round Valley groomed this week. The best skiing at Round Valley is on the Quinn’s loops, OZ and Silver Queen trails. Coverage on the Rail Trail is thin between Richardson Flat and Pace Ranch. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com.
Basin Rec is reporting good to excellent conditions, with all trails groomed Wednesday, Jan. 23. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine Touring operates a 20K+ cross-country ski center in the heart of Park City, with 3K, 5K and 10K+ loops perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced classic or skate skier. For information, go to http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call (435) 649-6249.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is scheduled to run through April 7. The scheduled hours of operation are: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.; Monday through Friday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Extended holiday hours are as follows: Feb. 16-18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 19-22, noon to 8 p.m.; April 5-7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ticket are $8 for one ride, $22 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call (435) 658-2648.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Kamas Ranger District maintains several cross-country ski and snowmobile trails in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas. The 5-mile groomed Beaver Creek Trail parallels S.R. 150 and is accessible from a number of parking areas along the highway. Dogs are allowed on this trail only on odd-numbered days. For more information, go to http://www.fs.fed.us/wcnf/unit/kamas/index.shtml and select the "winter trails" link or call (435) 783-4338.