April 9, 2010
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On April 9, PCMR isn’t reporting any new snow and has a base depth of 102 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 has been extended to end on Sunday, April 18.
THE CANYONS RESORT
On April 9, The Canyons Resort isn’t reporting any new snow and has a summit base depth of 105 inches. Seventeen lifts are open, serving 154 runs. 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 Sunday, April 11.
On April 9, Deer Valley isn’t reporting any new snow in the previous 24 hours and has a snow depth of 112 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 Sunday, April 11.
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WHITE PINE TOURING
Parts of the course are getting thin, and caution is advised. It was groomed, however, after recent snowfall. 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. Avalanche danger is rated considerable in both the Wasatch and Western Uinta mountain ranges, with heavy snow combined with strong winds rapidly overloading a weak pre-existing snowpack. Danger will increase as temperatures heat steeper slopes. Avoid travel on such slopes when the snow gets damp.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Mirror Lake Highway 150 and Highway 35 are closed to traffic. Snowmobiling and cross-country skiing trails are no longer being groomed, and only received about a foot of new snow over the last week at lower elevations. Hiking trails remain inaccessible as the forest sits between seasons. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob at email@example.com.
Gorgoza Park is closed for the winter season. For more information, visit http://www.gorgozapark.com or call 435-658-2648.