Rec Report, Dec. 19, 2015
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort had 22 of 40 lifts and 58 of 314 runs open. The resort reports eight inches of snow in the last 48 hours and 68 total inches of snow this season. The base depth is 25 inches. Go to ParkCityMountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley Resort has opened 17 of 21 chairlifts and has 48 of 101 runs open as of Friday morning. The resort reports 10 inches of snow in the past 48 hours, a 30-inch base and 62 inches of snow so far this season. For details on the resort’s activities and season passes, visit DeerValley.com or call 435-649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
Museum tours are available every day of the week. Comet bobsled rides are now available, with other winter activities scheduled to open on Dec. 26. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit UtahOlympicLegacy.com .
WHITE PINE NORDIC CENTER
White Pine operates a Nordic ski center on the Park City Golf Course. The White Pine Nordic Center has its 3-kilometer and 5K loops open for skiers. There are some classic tracks on the 3K loop and 5K track. The Farm is also open as of Friday morning. For more information, visit WhitePineTouring.com.
Soldier Hollow’s public skiing began on Dec. 14. The Hollow 2-kilometer track is open and has been groomed by snowcat. In total, 11 kilometers of trails are open, but some are very thinly covered. Snowmaking is underway for the winter tubing season, which is scheduled to begin on Dec. 19. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit SoldierHollow.com .
Gorgoza Park’s normal hours are 12-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 1-8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Tubing costs for those 42 inches and taller are $10 for a single ride, $28 for a two-hour ticket and $40 for a four-hour ticket. For more information, call 435-658-2648 or visit GorgozaPark.com .
Mountain Trails Foundation reports that trails are open for recreational use. Trails are snowy, so please be aware of the freeze/thaw cycle and avoid making ruts. For updates, visit MountainTrails.org or Facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Basin Rec reports that trails are open for recreational use. Please avoid making ruts if you encounter mud or snow. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit BasinRecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Kamas Ranger District maintains trails and campgrounds in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas. The Mirror Lake Highway is now closed to vehicles. The trails will be groomed for snowmobiles as soon as conditions allow. A recreational pass to use the forest is $6 for 1-3 days or $12 per week. Campgrounds are closed for the winter. For more information, go to FS.USDA.gov/uwcnf or call 435-783-4338.