December 31, 2007
Park City Mountain Resort
As of Dec. 31, Park City Mountain Resort is reporting 15 lifts open, servicing 99 runs, 39 of which are groomed. There are eight bowls, one pipe and three parks open. The base depth is 49 inches. Lift tickets are $81 for adults and $52 for children with discounts available for seniors and half day. For more information, please visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call (800) 222-PARK.
The Canyons Resort
As of Dec. 31, The Canyons Resort is reporting 17 lifts open, servicing 150 trails, including five natural half-pipes and four bowls. There are seven features open in Upper Respect Advanced Terrain Park, four features in the Painted Horse progression park and one feature open in the Meadows. For more information on the terrain parks visit ridecanyons.com. The summit base depth is 66 inches and the mid-mountain base depth is 45 inches. Lift tickets are $79 for adults and $46 for juniors and seniors. Please visit http://www.thecanyons.com for more information.
of Dec. 31, Deer Valley Resort has 22 lifts, 94 runs and 6 bowls open. Deer Valley is reporting a 57 inch base. Full day lift tickets are $79 for adults and $47 for children. Discounted rates are available for half-day, seniors and "tots." Because the resort limits the number of skiers to 6,500 daily, tickets can be purchased in advance online or by calling the ticket office at 645-6625. Also, tickets may be purchased after 3 p.m. for the following day. Deer Valley is a skiers only resort. For more information, call 649-1000 or visit deervalley.com.
City and Basin Trails Report
As of Dec. 31, The Rail Trail is groomed from Bonanza to 248. Over 5 km of trail have been groomed in Round Valley as well the connector from Quinn’s and the Ability Center. The recent storms have helped to fill in and cover up some of the rough spots. The coverage is better than it was at any point in time last winter. For more information, visit http://www.mountaintrails.org.
White Pine Touring
As of Dec. 31, all 5 km of the Back Nine on the golf course, 3 km on the Front Nine and 10 km on The Farm are officially open and groomed. For more information please call 649-6249.
As of Dec. 31, Soldier Hollow is open with 28 km of track and 17 trails groomed. Open track length can change daily so for more information call 654-2002 or visit soldierhollow.com
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The Gorgoza Park Tubing is open seven days a week, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tubing rates range from $3 to $14 for children under 7, and $8 to $27 for adults. Mini-snowmobile rides are $9 each and for ages 5-12 only. For more information, call 658-2648.
Utah Ski Resorts
Beaver Mountain, Powder Mountain, Sundance, Snowbasin, Snowbird, Solitude, Brighton, Brian Head, Alta and Wolf Mountain are open. For more information on Utah Ski Resorts, visit http://www.skiutah.com.
Utah Avalanche Center
Utah Avalanche Center is reporting updated information on avalanche dangers. As of Dec. 28, avalanche dangers in the Western Uintas are "high." This means avalanches will occur with human and natural triggers. Backcountry travel is not recommended. For more avalanche information, call the Utah Avalanche Hotline at (888)-999-40419 or visit utahavalanchecenter.com.
Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Mirror Lake Highway, S.R. 150 is completely closed for the winter. The Ranger District groomed six miles of the Beaver Creek Ski Trail last Thursday. For more information, call 783-4338.