March 14, 2014
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
On Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported no new snow in the previous 24 hours. The base depth was listed as 80 inches and there have been 251 total inches of snow to date this season. Sixteen lifts and 115 runs, 56 of which are groomed, are open, as are seven bowls and all four terrain parks. PCMR is schedule to close for the season on April 20. It will reopen for the summer on May 23. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
On Friday morning, Canyons had 19 lifts open, serving 172 runs, 50 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 87-inch base depth at the summit and a 66-inch base at mid-mountain. There have been 201 total inches of snow so far this season. Canyons is scheduled to close for the season on April 13 before reopening for the summer at a to-be-determined date. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley has opened all 21 lifts, serving all 101 runs, 68 of which are groomed. On Friday, the resort reported no new snow in the previous 24 hours, an 87-inch base and a 222-inch snow total so far this season. Deer Valley is scheduled to close for the season on April 13 and reopen for the summer on June 13. 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 16 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 Friday morning, Mountain Trails was reporting that grooming was on hold due to the warm weather. Watch out for bare spots on the trails. 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 Friday morning, the Basin Recreation grooming team had groomed one trail recently, with only the Basin Rec 5K XC Trails open to skiers. The other 10 trails are closed for the year. 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 Friday morning, the 3K trail and the first 2K of the 5K trail had been groomed. The best skiing conditions will be found before noon. Locals Appreciation Day is Sunday at White Pine. 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, will be open through April 6. Regular 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.