November 22, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort hadn’t updated its year-to-date snowfall report. But, PCMR opens Saturday, Nov. 23, and will have three operational lifts PayDay, 3 Kings and First Time. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
Canyons is gearing up for its winter season, which is scheduled to begin on Friday, Nov. 29. The resort is reporting two inches of snowfall in the last 24 hours and 24 total inches of snow so far this season. For more information on the Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley is set to kick off its ski season on Dec. 7. The resort is reporting one inch of snow in the last 24 hours and a 33-inch snow total so far this season. 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 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The winter Comet Bobsled Rides and Rocket Skeleton Rides will open for the winter season on Dec. 17 and will run through March. 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 will open when winter conditions allow. 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.
When the amount of snow allows it, Mountain Trails will maintain and groom several miles of trails. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com.
Most of the Basin Recreation trails are closed, but a few are still open for hiking. In the North Basin area, Short Stack, Road to WOS and Short Ribs are still open. In the Mid Mountain area, Rob’s Trail is ready to go. Basin Rec asks that if you do use the trails, please only do so when the temperatures are below freezing and please turn around if you encounter mud. 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
When winter season hits, White Pine Touring will operate 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 open on Nov. 27 and run through April 6. 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: Dec. 21 through Jan. 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Jan. 18-20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 15-17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 18-21, noon to 8 p.m.; Tickets are $8 for one ride, $23 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call 435-658-2648.
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