April 2, 2010
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On April 2, PCMR is reporting 20 inches of new snow and has a base depth of 87 inches. Sixteen lifts are open, serving 110 runs, 44 groomed. Eight bowls, one halfpipe and four parks are open. Lifts run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and the Alpine Coaster is open from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 800-222-PARK. The ski season at PCMR is scheduled to end April 11.
THE CANYONS RESORT
On April 2, The Canyons Resort is reporting 23 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours and has a summit base depth of 87 inches. Eighteen lifts are open, serving 159 runs, 58 groomed. Two of three parks are open. The Canyons will extend weekend hours on lifts for the remainder of the season, with an extra hour of skiing on the High Meadow and Saddleback Express lifts and the Flight of the Canyons gondola. Those lifts will remain open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS. The ski season at the Canyons Resort is scheduled to end April 11.
On April 2, Deer Valley is reporting 18 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours and has a snow depth of 85 inches. Twenty-one lifts are open, serving 100 runs and seven bowls. Lifts run 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000. Deer Valley’s ski season is scheduled to end on April 11.
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WHITE PINE TOURING
All 5 kilometers of the Back Nine on the golf course, 3K on the Front Nine and 10K on The Farm are open and groomed until April 15. Parts of the course are getting thin, and caution is advised. The 2K loop at the farm near Aspen Springs is now closed. For more information, visit http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call 435-649-6249.
Soldier Hollow is closed for the winter season. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
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. An avalanche warning is in effect for the Western Uinta Mountains, with heavy snow combined with strong winds rapidly overloading a weak, pre-existing snowpack. Human-triggered avalanches are likely on steep slopes, and people are advised to avoid traveling in avalanche terrain.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Mirror Lake Highway 150 and Highway 35 are closed to traffic. Snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are still possible, but snow is melting fast. Hiking trails remain inaccessible. For more information call 435-783-4338.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with two free museums, self-guided tours and athlete training. Expert guided tours of the Olympic venue run daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The winter Comet Bobsled ride is now closed. Visit http://www.olyparks.com for more info or call 435-658-4200.
CITY AND BASIN TRAILS
All winter trails are now closed for the season. For more information on Mountain Trails, 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.
The park offers seven tubing lanes, mini-snowmobile rides and tubing carousel for children ages six and younger. It is open from 1 to 8 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays and noon-8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The season will end Monday. For more information, visit http://www.gorgozapark.com or call 435-658-2648.