PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On Tuesday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported three inches of snow in the past 48 hours. The base depth was listed as 81 inches and there have been 235 total inches of snow to date this season. Sixteen lifts and 115 runs, 49 of which are groomed, are open, as are seven bowls and all four terrain parks. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
On Tuesday morning, Canyons had 19 lifts open, serving 173 runs, 57 groomed. Painted Horse Progression Park and Transitions Terrain Park are open, as is Burtons Riglet Park. The resort is reporting no new snow in the last 24 hours, an 84-inch base depth at the summit and a 63-inch base at Mid-Mountain. There have been 184 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 running all 21 lifts, serving all 101 runs, 60 of which are groomed. As of Tuesday, the resort is reporting two inches snow in the last 48 hours, an 83-inch base and a 211-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.
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 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 eight freshly-groomed trails, totaling about 16 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 maintains and grooms several miles of trails. As of Monday morning, grooming in the Round Valley area is on hold. 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 morning, the Basin Recreation grooming team had groomed five of 11 trails recently, with all 11 open to skiers. Basin Rec asks skiers to be aware of thin spots throughout the trail system. The trails total about 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 that, as of Tuesday morning, the skate lanes on the 3-kilometer and 5K loops had been groomed. 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, is open 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. 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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