February 1, 2008
Closure at Jordanelle State Park
Heavy snow, combined with 60 mph winds, have forced closure of Jordanelle State Park. The park is temporarily closed to all activities, including ice fishing access. Crews are working to remove snow and ice from park roadways and facilities. The park is expected to reopen Monday, February 4 at 9 a.m. For more information, please call (435) 649-9540.
Park City Mountain Resort
As of Feb. 1, Park City Mountain Resort is reporting 15 lifts open, servicing 106 runs, 44 of which are groomed. There are nine bowls, one pipe and four parks open. The base depth is 106 inches. Lift tickets are $79 for adults and $50 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 Feb. 1, The Canyons Resort is reporting 17 lifts open, servicing 145 trails, 59 of which are groomed. There are six natural half-pipes and four bowls open. The mid-mountain base depth is 89 inches. There are 13 features in Painted Horse Progression Park. Upper Respect has 15 features. For more information on the terrain parks visit ridecanyons.com. Lift tickets are $79 for adults and $46 for juniors and seniors. Please visit http://www.thecanyons.com for more information.
As of Feb. 1, Deer Valley Resort has 22 lifts, 95 runs and 7 bowls open, with grooming on 61 runs. Deer Valley is reporting an 95 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 http://www.deervalley.com.
City and Basin Trails Report
Due to the amount and frequency of snow we have been getting and that is in the forecast, Mountain Trails is hoping to get the trails groomed by the middle of next week. They were groomed Thursday, Jan. 31, but remain covered. Mountain Trails would also like Round Valley trail-users to respect private property and not park blocking driveways, hydrants or access by emergency equipment. For more information, visit http://www.mountaintrails.org.
White Pine Touring
As of Feb. 1, all 5 km of the Back Nine on the golf course, 3 km on the Front Nine and 10 km on The Farm are open and groomed. For more information please call 649-6249.
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As of Feb. 1, Soldier Hollow has 26 km of track and 15 trails groomed and is reporting a 36 inch base. They are also reporting one moose sighting. Groomer’s choice is Rollercoaster. Open track length can change daily so for more information call 654-2002 or visit soldierhollow.com
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 Feb. 1, avalanche dangers in the Western Uintas are "considerable." Avalanches are probable with human triggers. Natural avalanches are possible. Avalanche training and experience are essential for safe backcountry travel. For more avalanche information, call the Utah Avalanche Hotline at (888)-999-40419 or visit http://www.utahavalanchecenter.com.
Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Due to recent snowfall, the Ranger District’s trails have not been groomed since Jan. 22. However, they are hoping to groom the 6 miles of the Beaver Creek Ski Trail later this week. For more information, call 783-4338.