Recreation Report |

Recreation Report

Deer Valley Resort Deer Valley Resort is scheduled to open for winter operations Dec. 3. For more information, call 649-1000 or log onto Park City Mountain Resort As of Tuesday, Nov. 29, Park City Mountain Resort reports 21 inches of snow with two lifts operating and two runs open. Adult day passes are $45, children $28, and seniors $32. On Dec. 2, skiers can purchase tickets for $20 for the Park City Education Foundation benefit ski day. For more information, call (800) 222-7275 or log onto The Canyons Resort The Canyons Resort, as of Tuesday, Nov. 29, reported 22 inches of snow with 14 runs open serviced by 7 lifts. Lift tickets are $39 for adults and $24 for children and seniors. For more information, call 649-5400 or log onto Mountain Trails The Mountain Trails Foundaiton maintains trails in and around the Park City area. As of Tuesday, Nov. 29, the trails are snow-covered and closed to mountain biking for the season. Some trails may be accessed by snowshoes. For more information, call 649-1689 or visit Wasatch-Cache National Forest All campgrounds are closed for the season in the Uinta Mountains. The water has been turned off and some of the lavatories are locked up. For more information, contact the Kamas Ranger District at (435) 783-4338. Utah Ski Resorts Conditions, as of Tuesday, Nov. 29, are as follows for Utah ski resorts: Alta is reporting 42 inches of snow with 68 runs open and five lifts; Brighton Ski Resort is now open with a base of 35 inches served by 4 lifts and 23 runs; Solitude has 30 inches of snow served by 3 lifts and 5 runs; Snowbasin is reporting 24 inches of snow served by 9 runs and 4 lifts; Snowbird is reporting 37 inches of snow with 30 runs and 4 lifts open. Utah Avalanche Forecast The Utah Avalanche Center forecast, as of Tuesday, Nov. 29, reports largely light-density snow in the backcountry. This layer covers up a more weak-faceted layer, which may be triggered for a slide. No real avalanches have been reported, however, users are urged to use caution, especially with the interfacing of old and new snow. The latest storm calls for a foot of new snow overnight. Avalanche danger is moderate in isolated areas on northerly slopes steeper than 35 degrees. All other aspects are rated low danger. For more information, log onto or call 658-5512. Tubing Gorgoza Park, located off I-80, is scheduled to open Dec. 2 for tubing and mini snowmobile activities. Hours of operation will be 1-8 p.m. For prices or more information, call 658-2648. The Soldier Hollow tubing hill, located in Midway, will open for operation Dec. 10. Hours of operation will be noon to 8 p.m. except for Sunday when the hill will be open noon to 4 p.m. For more information, log onto or call (435) 654-2002.

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