December 2, 2011
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Four lifts are up and running and they include: PayDay, 3 Kings, First Time and Bonanza, along with 10 runs (eight groomed) and one park. The resort has a base depth of 24 inches and received no new snow in the last 72 hours as of Friday morning. Lift-ticket prices are: $65 for adults, $40 for youth (7-12), $45 for seniors and $45 for a half-day pass. Go to http://www.pcski.com or call (435) 658-5560 for more information on Park City Mountain Resort.
Six lifts are up and running and they include: The Red Pine Gondola, Orange Bubble Express, High Meadow, Saddleback Express, Short Cut and Sweet Pea. Nine trails are open along with two natural halfpipes as of Friday morning. The resort received one new inch of snow in the last two days and has 42 inches of season snowfall. The Mid-mountain base has 19 total inches. Lift-ticket prices are: $59 for adults, $35 for juniors and seniors; half-day passes are $46 for adults and $29 for juniors and seniors. For more information on Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley Resort is scheduled to open today. Lifts scheduled to be open are: Burns, Carpenter Express, Deer Crest, Homestake, Jordanelle Gondola, Silver Lake Express, Snowflake, Sterling Express, Viking and Wasatch Express. Sixteen runs are expected to be open as well. Full day lift-ticket prices are: $75 for adults, $54 for children and $45 for seniors; half-day passes are $63 for adults and $47 for children and $39 for seniors. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events, call (435) 649-1000 or visit http://www.deervalley.com .
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with free admission to the venue and two museums. Guided venue tours run daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., departing at the top of each hour, and cost $7 for adults and $5 for youth/senior. Public bobsled and skeleton rides began Nov. 26. Take the ride of a lifetime down the Olympic track in a bobsled or skeleton sled. For more information visit olyparks.com or call (435) 658-4200.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
The projected opening date for cross-country skiing at Soldier Hollow is Dec. 12. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
MOUNTAIN TRAILS For information on the Mountain Trails Foundation or their events, go to http://www.mountaintrails.org . For any trail information or maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASIN REC TRAILS
According to Bob Radke of Basin Rec, as of Tuesday, Nov. 22, Basin Rec had groomed McLeod Creek Trail: 4K groomed; Willow Creek Park Area: 3K groomed; East 224 Trail: 2K groomed. For any trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/winter_trails.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
As of Friday morning, there were no groomed trails until more snow falls. Day passes are on sale for $18 passes, afternoon passes cost $10. White Pine Touring’s Local Day is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 18. The center offers free lessons, free demos and day passes are $15 for non-pass holders. To contact the Nordic center, call (435) 649-6249 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Mirror Lake Highway 150 was closed Monday, Nov. 14. Road 35 (Wolf Creek Pass) is still open. For more information, call 435-783-4338.
Gorgoza Park, which is owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is open. Weekday hours are 1 to 8 p.m., while weekend hours are noon to 8 p.m. Regular season ticket costs are: $8 for one ride, $22 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information on Gorgoza Park, call (435) 658-2648. No reservations accepted.