PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On Friday morning, the resort reported a 50-inch base. The resort has received 105 inches of snow to date, including 4 inches in the past 72 hours. Eighty of 116 runs are open (30 groomed), along with one of four parks, seven of nine bowls and 11 of 16 lifts. (Only the Eagle, Eaglet, King Con and Silver Star lifts have yet to open.) Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
At Canyons, 11 of 19 lifts are open, along with 78 of 179 trails (22 groomed). The resort is reporting 94 inches of snow year to date, including 35 inches in the past eight days, with a 36-inch base at mid-mountain and a 48-inch base at the summit. For more information on lift-ticket prices or any information on the Canyons, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley is reporting a 48-inch base, with four inches of snow in the past 72 hours. Eighteen of 21 lifts are open (only Mayflower, Sultan Express and Lady Morgan Express are still closed), serving 56 of 100 runs, of which 30 are groomed. For more information on lifts and trails, and a schedule of upcoming events, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided tours on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The winter Comet Bobsled Rides and Rocket Skeleton Rides are now open for the winter season. Bobsled rides are Tuesday through Saturday and Skeleton rides are Fridays and Saturdays. 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 are open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 22, Soldier Hollow expects to open 1.5 to 2 kilometers of trail. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200-foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. The scheduled Dec. 15 opening of the tubing hill was postponed because of lack of snow. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
For Mountain Trails Foundation trail updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
To contact the nordic center for information on cross-country skiing with White Pine Touring, call (435) 649-6249.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is scheduled to run from Dec. 1 through April 7. 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. 22 through Jan. 6, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Jan. 19 through 21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 16 through 18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 19 through 22, noon to 8 p.m.; April 5 through 7, 10 a.m. 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.
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