January 4, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On Friday morning, PCMR was reporting a 50-inch base. The resort has received 125 inches of snow to date, but no new snow in the past 24 hours. At PCMR, 107 of 116 runs were open Friday (47 groomed), along with three of four parks, nine of nine bowls and all 16 lifts. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call (435) 649-8111 for more information.
At Canyons, 157 of 179 trails were open Friday (36 groomed), along with all five bowls. All 19 lifts were running. The resort is reporting 126 inches of snow year to date, with a 39-inch base at mid-mountain and a 55-inch base at the summit. For more information on the Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call (435) 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley is reporting a 55-inch base, with no new snow in the past 24 hours. All of the resort’s 21 lifts are running, serving 96 of 100 runs and seven of seven bowls. For more information on lifts and trails, and a schedule of upcoming events, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call (435) 649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are 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. Soldier Hollow is reporting 13 groomed trails totaling 25K. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200-foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. For more information, call (435) 654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
On Thursday, Jan. 3, Mountain Trails reported that coverage was good, with about 15K recently groomed. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basin Rec is reporting good to excellent conditions on all trails, with many trails groomed Wednesday, Jan. 2. 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
White Pine Touring operates a 20K+ cross-country ski center in the heart of Park City, with 3K, 5K and 10K+ loops perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced classic or skate skier. For information, go to http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call (435) 649-6249.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, is scheduled to run 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. 19-21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 16-18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 19-22, noon to 8 p.m.; April 5-7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ticket are $8 for one ride, $22 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call (435) 658-2648.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Kamas Ranger District maintains several cross-country ski and snowmobile trails in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas. The 5-mile groomed Beaver Creek Trail parallels S.R. 150 and is accessible from a number of parking areas along the highway. Dogs are allowed on this trail only on odd-numbered days. For updates or details on other trails, go to http://www.fs.fed.us/wcnf/unit/kamas/index.shtml and select the "winter trails" link or call (435) 783-4338.