December 27, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported no new snow in the past 48 hours. The base depth was listed as 26 inches and there have been 73 total inches of snow to date this season. Fifteen lifts and 94 runs, 42 of which are groomed, are open, as are three bowls and two of four terrain parks. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Friday morning, Canyons had 18 of 21 lifts open, serving 123 runs, 30 groomed. Painted Horse Progression Park is open, as is Burtons Riglet Park. The resort is reporting no new snow in the last two days, a 36-inch base depth at the summit and a 27-inch base at Mid-Mountain. There have been 77 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 20 of 21 lifts, serving 84 runs, 49 of which are groomed. As of Friday, the resort is reporting no new snow in the last 48 hours, a 37-inch base and an 88-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 opened 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 are now open, with a snow base of 36 inches and six freshly-groomed trails, totaling about 15 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 Thursday morning, groomers groomed the Quinn’s Loops, Land of Oz and Matt’s Flat to Seventy 101/Cammy’s. Two Pines, Lower Quarry, Middle Earth, RV Express to Highland and Silver Quinn to Ability Way have also been groomed. 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 Monday, the Basin Recreation grooming team had groomed nine of 11 trails recently, and all 11 are open for skiers. However, the lower part of the Basin Rec 5K XC Trails are closed for snowmaking operations. 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, both of which were groomed on Friday morning. The Farm now has a classic track, with 25K of groomed and packed trails. 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.
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