Rec Report, Dec. 31, 2016
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort had 39 of 41 lifts and 304 of 336 runs open. The resort reports zero inches of snow in the last 48 hours and 111 total inches of snow this season. The base depth is 45 inches. Go to ParkCityMountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
As of Friday morning, Deer Valley Resort had 21 of 21 lifts and 98 of 101 runs open. The resort reports zero inches of snow in the last 48 hours and 121 total inches of snow this season. The base depth is 62 inches. For details on the resort’s winter activities and season passes, visit DeerValley.com or call 435-649-1000.
SOLITUDE MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Friday morning, Solitude Mountain Resort has all lifts and 76 of 77 runs open. For information on discounted lift tickets and season passes as well as details on the resort’s winter activities, please visit skisolitude.com or call 801-534-1400.
JEREMY RANCH NORDIC CENTER
All trails at Jeremy Ranch Nordic Center are groomed and ready for use. For more information, go to http://www.utahnordic.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, 5K and Farm Loops open for skiers. All of the trails have classic tracks set and ready for use. For more information, visit WhitePineTouring.com.
Soldier Hollow’s cross-country ski trails and the winter tubing lanes opened on Dec. 17. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
Gorgoza Park is open for tubing. The normal hours for the park are 12-8 p.m. on 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 http://www.gorgozapark.com.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
Museum tours are available every day of the week. The Winter Comet Bobsled opened on Friday, Nov. 25. Adventure activities will reopen Dec. 26-Jan. 1 for the holiday season. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
Mountain Trails Foundation maintains trails in the Round Valley area, at Park City Mountain and Deer Valley, on the Rail Trail, and other areas around Summit County. Mountain Trails have begun grooming for cross-country skiing, but are limited to four-kilometer courses until they receive more snow. Trails are good for snow biking. For updates, visit MountainTrails.org or Facebook.com/MountainTrailsFoundation. For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no offseason for the trails in the Snyderville Basin. Basin Recreation maintains a busy trail maintenance schedule during the winter months, grooming over 17 miles of trails for cross country skiing, walking, biking, and more. Crews also plow 13 miles of the bike paths for safe routes to school, alternative transportation, and other recreation needs. Trails are always open to non-motorized use. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Phares Gines, at email@example.com. To receive Basin Recreation’s grooming notifications, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
As of Friday morning, the avalanche danger level was moderate. For more updates, go to utahavalanchecenter.org or call the advisory hotline at (888) 999-4019.
WASATCH-CACHE NATIONAL FOREST
The Heber-Kamas Ranger District maintains trails and campgrounds in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas. The Mirror Lake Highway is officially closed for the season. Grooming on the Beaver Creek Trail has begun, but is not yet finished. For more information, go to FS.USDA.gov/uwcnf or call 435-783-4338.
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