Rec Report, Dec. 5, 2015
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN
Park City is now open for the winter season. As of Tuesday morning, the resort had 14 of 40 lifts and 18 of 314 runs open. The resort reports no new snow in the last 48 hours and 42 total inches of snow this season. The base depth is 18 inches. Go to ParkCityMountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley opens for the winter Saturday, Dec. 5. The resort will feature 15 operating chairlifts and 21 skiable runs for opening weekend. Deer Valley will also host the 24th annual Celebrity Skifest on Saturday and Sunday. 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, but none on the 5K. For more information, visit WhitePineTouring.com.
Soldier Hollow’s golf courses are closed for the season. Snowmaking is underway for the winter season, which is scheduled to begin on Dec. 19 with tubing and public skiing. 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.
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