December 17, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Tuesday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported no new snow in the past 72 hours. The base depth was listed as 21 inches and there have been 60 total inches of snow to date this season. Ten lifts and 54 runs, 22 of which are 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 Tuesday morning, Canyons had 11 of 16 lifts open, serving 53 runs, 18 groomed. Painted Horse Progression Park is also open. The resort is reporting no new snow in the last five days, a 29-inch base depth both at the summit and a 20-inch base at Mid-Mountain. There have been 63 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 has opened 17 of 21 lifts, serving 41 runs, 22 of which are groomed. As of Tuesday, the resort is reporting no new snow in the last 72 hours, a 30-inch base and a 72-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 opened for the season on Dec. 14 with a snow base of 36 inches and 11 groomed trails, totaling about 30 kilometers, ready for skiers. 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.
Mountain Trails will maintain and groom several miles of trails. On Tuesday morning, groomers groomed 12 kilometers of trails, including the Quinn’s Loops, Land of Oz and Matt Flat/Seventy 101/Cammy’s. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com.
As of Tuesday, the Basin Recreation grooming team had groomed all 11 trails, all of which are open for skiers. The trails total approximately 31 kilometers. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine is reporting a firm track on the 5K and 3K loops. The Farm now has a classic track, last groomed on Saturday. 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. 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.