December 29, 2011
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Thirteen lifts are up and running: PayDay, 3 Kings, First Time, Bonanza, Crescent, Silver Star, Silverlode, Eagle, King Con, McConkey’s, Eaglet, Town Lift, and Motherlode, along with 54 runs (32 groomed), two parks and one halfpipe. The resort has a base depth of 19 inches but has received no inches of new snow in the last 72 hours as of Thursday morning. Lift-ticket prices are: $100 for adults, $64 for youth (7-12), $66 for seniors; half-day passes are $67 for adults and $47 for juniors. Go to http://www.pcski.com or call (435) 658-5560 for more information on Park City Mountain Resort.
Ten lifts are up and running: The Red Pine Gondola, Orange Bubble Express, High Meadow, Saddleback Express, Short Cut, Sweet Pea, Rip Cord, Sun Peak Express, Tombstone Express and Super Condor Express. As of Thursday morning, 41 trails are open along with two natural halfpipes. The resort has received zero inches of new snow in the last 24 hours and has received 58 inches of season snowfall. The mid-mountain base is 21 inches. Lift-ticket prices are: $89 for adults, $56 for juniors and seniors; half-day passes are $69 for adults and $43 for juniors and seniors. For more information on Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Nineteen lifts are up and running: Burns, Carpenter Express, Crown Point, Deer Crest, Homestake, Jordanelle Gondola, Silver Lake Express, Snowflake, Sterling Express, Viking, Judge Wasatch Express, Quincy Express, Northside Express, Silver Strike Express, Ruby Express, Red Cloud, Lady Morgan Express and Sultan Express. Sixty-two of 100 runs are open as of Tuesday morning. The resort has received no new snow in the last 72 hours and has a base depth of 27 inches. Full day lift-ticket prices are: $96 for adults, $60 for children and $69 for seniors; half-day passes are $80 for adults and $50 for children and $57 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/seniors. Public bobsled and skeleton rides are open to the public. 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
Cross-country skiing at Soldier Hollow is open and has 3.5K groomed as of Thursday morning. The second Smartwool Wasatch Citizens Series race is scheduled for today. A day pass is currently $10. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
Registration for the Round Valley Roundup, scheduled for Jan. 28, 2012, is now open. The event is limited to 400 participants and there is no day-of registration. For information on the Mountain Trails Foundation, go to http://www.mountaintrails.org . For any trail information or maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASIN REC TRAILS
WHITE PINE TOURING
The folks at White Pine do not recommend using the 3K loop as of Thursday morning. The best shot to ski a couple hundred meters is just in the teaching area. The center offers free lessons and free demos; day passes are $15 for non-pass holders. To contact the Nordic center, call (435) 649-6249 or e-mail email@example.com .
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Mirror Lake Highway 150 is closed. Road 35 (Wolf Creek Pass) is also closed. Ski conditions in the Beaver Creek area on Mirror Lake Highway are decent. For more information, call 435-783-4338.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, which is owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is open for tubing. 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.