December 7, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported nine inches snow in the past 72 hours. The base depth was listed as 21 inches and there have been 54 total inches of snow to date this season. Five lifts and 12 runs, all groomed, are open, as is one of four terrain parks. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Friday morning, Canyons had three of 16 lifts open, serving five runs, all groomed. There are eight features open in the Painted Horse Progression Park. The resort is reporting 14 inches of snow in the last four days, a 22-inch base depth both at the summit and at Mid-Mountain and 47 total inches of snow so far this season. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley is set to kick off its ski season on Dec. 7. The resort is reporting one inch of snow in the last 24 hours and a 61-inch snow total so far this season. For more information on lifts and trails, and a schedule of upcoming events, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are guided tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The winter Comet Bobsled Rides and Rocket Skeleton Rides will open for the winter season on Dec. 17 and will run through March. Reservations are highly recommended. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit http://www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
Soldier Hollow, near Midway, offers cross-country skiing for beginners to experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails will open for the season on Dec. 14. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200-foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
When the amount of snow allows it, Mountain Trails will maintain and groom several miles of trails. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Basin Recreation grooming team has been packing snow on all the trails. The trail team is reporting that some of the trails are skiable, but warns skiers to exercise caution. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine Touring operates a 20K+ cross-country ski center at Park City Golf Course, with 3K, 5K and 10K+ loops perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced classic or skate skier. WPT is reporting a firm track on the 5K loop. The 3K trail is groomed, but still a little soft. For information, go to http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call 435-649-6249.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, opened on Nov. 27 and run through April 6. The scheduled hours of operation are: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.; Monday through Friday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Extended holiday hours are as follows: Dec. 21 through Jan. 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Jan. 18-20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 15-17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 18-21, noon to 8 p.m.; Tickets are $8 for one ride, $23 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call 435-658-2648.
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