REC REPORT – Nov. 28, 2009
November 27, 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
As of Nov. 27, PCMR is reporting two lifts open, servicing four runs which are groomed. Lift tickets will not be at full price. The base depth is 24 inches. No bowls or pipes are open. Lifts run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and the Alpine Coaster is open from noon to 4 p.m. Full day lift tickets are $60 for adults, $35 for youth and $40 for seniors. Half day lift tickets are $40 for adults, $25 for youth and $40 for seniors. Children 6 and under are free. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 800-222-PARK.
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THE CANYONS RESORT As of Nov. 27, The Canyons Resort is reporting two lifts open, servicing three runs which are groomed. The mid mountain base depth is 20 inches. Full day lift tickets are $49 for adults and $29 dollars for juniors and seniors. Half day lift tickets are $39 for adults and $20 for juniors and seniors. 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.
GORGOZA PARK RECORD
The Gorgoza Park Tubing will be open Nov. 27-39 from noon to 8 p.m. for Thanksgiving weekend. Only the seven tubing lanes will be open. The regular season will begin on Dec. 5. For more information, visit http://www.gorgozapark.com or call 435-658-2648.
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 .