July 20, 2010
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort’s summer season includes Utah’s only Alpine Coaster, Alpine Slide, ZipRider, mountain biking and hiking via both the PayDay and Town lifts, scenic lift rides, Legacy Launcher, a climbing wall, horseback riding, miniature golf and Little Miners Park. Go to pcski.com or call 435-658-5560 for more information.
THE CANYONS RESORT
The Canyons Resort summer season includes scenic gondola rides, single-track hiking, mountain-biking trails and free Saturday night concerts. The Park City Farmer’s Market also takes place Wednesdays from noon to 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley Resort summer season includes 55 miles of lift-served mountain biking, hiking, scenic chairlift rides, outdoor concerts and mountain bike races. For more information, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
PARK CITY GOLF CLUB
The Park City Golf Club’s peak season rates are now in effect. Cost is $32 for residents to walk 18, $16 to walk nine. The cost for non-residents is $43 and $21.50, respectively. Cart fees are $14 for 18 holes and $7 for nine. Call 435-615-5800 for more information.
SOLDIER HOLLOW GOLF COURSE
The Soldier Hollow Silver Course (18 holes) and Gold Course (18 holes) feature green fees of $40 and include a cart. Tee time policy is at least seven days in advance. Call 435-654-7442 for more information or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com/golf_course.php.
WASATCH MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE
The Wasatch Mountain Lake Course (18 holes) green fees are $40 and include a cart. Call 435-654-0532 for more information.
MOUNTAIN DELL GOLF COURSE
The Mountain Dell Golf Course costs $30 for 18 holes, with an additional $10 fee for a cart. Call 801-582-3812 for more information.
UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
The Utah Avalanche Center is issuing intermittent advisories at http://www.utahavalanchecenter.org and on its toll-free hotline, 1-888-999-4019.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Most hiking trails are now clear at all elevations. Caution is advised at all river crossings as water levels remain somewhat high. Smith and Morehouse is open, but the Ledge Fork Campground is closed due to flooding as is The Lower Provo River Campground off Mirror Lake Highway. For more information call 435-783-4338.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park rides are open seven days a week, weather permitting. The Xtreme Zipline, Ultra Zipline, Quicksilver alpine slide are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Comet bobsled rides are open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (2 p.m.-6 p.m. on Saturdays). The Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Pool Shows run every Saturday at 1 p.m. through Labor Day. Guided tours run on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and museums are free to explore. Summer hours: 9am-6pm. For more information please call 435.658.4200 or visit http://www.olyparks.com.
CITY AND BASIN TRAILS
Most trails were open as of June 28, with the occasional lingering snow patches on upper Shadow Lake and Apex. Use caution on Apex as there has been excavation work on the ski runs that has buried sections of the trail. There will be more opportunities for local citizens to take part in trail work on Work and Ride Trail Care Days scheduled for July 14 and Aug. 11. Stay tuned for further details. Visit http://www.mountaintrails.org or http://www.basinrecreation.org. For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob at email@example.com.