REC REPORT – Nov. 21, 2009
November 20, 2009
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. Hikers, snowshoers, early skiers and riders, and hunters still heading into the high country should avoid steep blanketed and drifted slopes in the higher elevations. This includes the Wasatch and Bear River ranges, the Wasatch Plateau, and particularly the Uinta Mountains, which seem primed for the greatest accumulations and wind.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Rangers are still plowing Mirror Lake Highway 150 and Highway 35. For more information call 435-783-4338.
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
PCMR is scheduled to open on Nov. 21 with at least two of its 15 lifts. The resort has not determined how many of the 108 runs will be open but lift tickets will not be at full price. As of Nov. 16, the settled base depth at the top of PayDay lift is 24 inches. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 800-222-PARK.
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THE CANYONS RESORT The Canyons Resort is scheduled to open Nov. 27. Four new runs and one new lift are being added this year, giving the mountain 165 runs and 18 lifts. The High Meadow and Saddleback lifts should be the first to open. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
Deer Valley is scheduled to open on Dec. 5 with discounted tickets still available until Nov. 30. The resort has 21 lifts and 100 runs, though all of them may not be open immediately. For more information, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is now open daily 10 a.m.-6p.m., with free museums, athlete training and self-guided tours. Expert guided tours are offered 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and require a ticket. All rides are closed until December, when the Winter Comet Bobsled opens for the season. Visit http://www.olyparks.com for more info or call 435.658.4200.
CITY AND BASIN TRAILS REPORT
Mid Mountain Trail will be closed from Iron County to White Pine Road for the rest of the year due to heavy construction. For current trail conditions, visit http://www.mountaintrails.org or http://www.basinrecreation.org . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com or Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org .