May 10, 2006
Deer Valley Resort
Deer Valley Resort is now closed for the winter season. The resort is scheduled to open for summer operations June 17 with lift-served hiking, mountain biking and scenic chairlift rides. Hours of operation vary. For hours and prices, call 649-1000 or log onto http://www.deervalley.com .
Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort is now closed for the winter season. The resort is scheduled to open for summer operations May 26. Activities include the Alpine Slide, ZipRider, Alpine Coaster, climbing wall, mountain biking, hiking, human maze, Legacy Launcher, miniature golf, Diggler Scooters, Little Miners Park and horseback riding. Hours of operation vary. For more information, call (800) 222-7275 or log onto http://www.parkcitymountain.com .
The Canyons Resort
The Canyons Resort is now closed for the winter season and is scheduled to reopen for summer operations June 22. Activities include gondola rides, lift-served hiking and mountain biking, guided fly-fishing tours and hot air ballooning. Hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. For more information, call 649-5400 or log onto http://www.the canyons.com.
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Park City Municipal Golf Course is open for the summer season. This year’s fees are $26 for 18 holes of golf for residents, $40 with a cart; for non-residents the cost is $43 for 18 holes and $57 with a cart. The pro shop is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; tee-time reservations are required. For more information, call 615-5800.
Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Mirror Lake Highway, S.R. 150, is waiting for more snow to melt before opening the road through to Evanston, Wyo. The Uintas are aiming for Memorial Day weekend to open the campgrounds for use. For more information, contact the Kamas Ranger District at (435) 783-4338.
Utah Ski Resorts
Conditions, as of Tuesday, May 8, are as follows for Utah ski resorts: Snowbird is the only resort currently open. The resort is reporting 131 inch base with 60 runs and two lifts operating. The resort will be open full-time through May 14, after which time they will be open weekends only through Memorial Day weekend.
Utah Avalanche Forecast
The Utah Avalanche Center forecast, is now closed for the season. However, the center urges those still venturing into the backcountry to be aware of increasing unstable snow conditions. With the temperatures warming, soft avalanche slides are highly probable. Users should be advised to ski and ride early in the morning, before the snow heats up. For more information, log onto http://www.avalanche.org or call 658-5512.