PCMR opens Saturday
November 21, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort will become the first of Park City’s three ski resorts to open for the winter season today, Saturday, Nov. 22.
In PCMR’s first season under Vail ownership, three lifts and six runs will be open for visitors on the first weekend of skiing.
The three lifts opening this weekend will be PayDay, First Time and 3 Kings. 3 Kings Lift accesses lower 3 Kings park and other terrain features. PayDay offers access to beginner and intermediate terrain and First Time offers access to beginner terrain.
The six runs opening on Saturday, according to PCMR Communications Manager Andy Miller, are Home Run (from PayDay lift only), Quicksilver, Turtle Trail, Treasure Hollow, Silver Hollow and Bonanza Access. But, Miller noted, Bonanza lift will not be open this weekend.
Starting at 8 a.m., PCMR will provide free coffee, hot cocoa and donuts to guests. At 8:50 a.m., Chief Operating Officer Bill Rock will speak. Then, at 9 a.m., the lifts open and the season begins.
PCMR will also be giving away free gifts around the mountain all day to a few lucky visitors.
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From 1-3 p.m., Tony Holiday & The Velvetones are scheduled to play an outdoor show in the resort plaza, pending a predicted snowstorm.
"The Plan A location will be outside in the resort plaza," Miller said. "But if it’s snowing like it should be, it might be moved inside."
For more information about snow conditions and lift tickets, visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com.
Canyons is targeting Friday, Nov. 27, as its opening day and Deer Valley is slated for a Dec. 6 opening.
— Adam Spencer, The Park Record
PCMR Opening Day Events
8 a.m. Free coffee, hot cocoa and donuts in resort plaza
8:50 a.m. Season-opening remarks delivered by Chief Operating Officer Bill Rock at bottom of PayDay Lift
9 a.m. PayDay, 3 Kings, First Time lifts open for season
1-3 p.m. Live après music by Tony Holiday & The Velvetones in resort plaza