June 15, 2010
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort’s summer season is now open, including Utah’s only Alpine Coaster, Alpine Slide, ZipRider, mountain biking and hiking via both the PayDay and Town lifts, scenic lift rides, Legacy Launcher, a climbing wall, horseback riding, miniature golf and Little Miners Park. Go to pcski.com or call 435-658-5560 for more information.
THE CANYONS RESORT
The Canyons Resort summer season opens June 18, and includes scenic gondola rides, single-track hiking, mountain-biking trails and free Saturday night concerts. The Park City Farmer’s Market also takes place Wednesdays from noon to 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
Deer Valley Resort summer season opens June 18. It includes 55 miles of lift-served mountain biking, hiking, scenic chairlift rides, outdoor concerts and mountain bike races. For more information, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
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PARK CITY GOLF CLUB
The Park City Golf Club is now open. Peak season rates are now in effect. Cost is $32 for residents to walk 18, $16 to walk nine. The cost for non-residents is $43 and $21.50, respectively. Cart fees are $14 for 18 holes and $7 for nine. Call 435-615-5800 for more information.
SOLDIER HOLLOW GOLF COURSE
The Soldier Hollow Silver Course (18 holes) and Gold Course (18 holes) are both open. Green fees are $40 and include a cart. Tee time policy is at least seven days in advance. Call 435-654-7442 for more information or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com/golf_course.php.
WASATCH MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE
The Wasatch Mountain Lake Course (18 holes) is open. Green fees are $40 and include a cart. Call 435-654-0532 for more information.
MOUNTAIN DELL GOLF COURSE
The Mountain Dell Golf Course is open. Cost is $30 for 18 holes, with an additional $10 fee for a cart. Call 801-582-3812 for more information.
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. There are no avalanche advisories as of Thursday, June 10.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
Mirror Lake Highway 150, S.R. 35 and S.R. 150 are open to traffic. Most hiking trails are now clear at lower elevations. Caution is advised at all river crossings as water levels are high. Some snow remains at higher elevations. For more information call 435-783-4338. Smith and Morehouse is open, but the Ledge Fork Campground is closed due to flooding as is The Lower Provo River Campground off Mirror Lake Highway.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park has opened its Xtreme Zipline for the season. Weather permitting, the ride opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $20 per person. Ultra Zipline, Quicksilver Alpine Slide and Comet Bobsled are now open. Rides operate weekends only until mid-June and are weather-dependent. The Flying Ace All-Stars Saturday Freestyle Shows are underway. Guided tours run every day on the hour, and the museums are open and free each day. The Utah Olympic Park is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The freestyle splash pool is also open. Visit http://www.olyparks.com for more info or call 435-658-4200.
CITY AND BASIN TRAILS
Most trails are now open, although wetness and snow remain at higher elevations. Snow patches remain on mid-mountain trail in the Deer Valley area. There will be more opportunities for local citizens to take part in trail work on Work and Ride Trail Care Days scheduled for July 14 and Aug. 11. Stay tuned for further details. 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.