Rec Report, Feb. 11-13, 2015
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort reports that, as of Tuesday morning, 16 lifts, serving 107 runs, 45 groomed, are open, as are three terrain parks. The resort is reporting three inches of new snow in the past 48 hours, 49 inches of snow at the base and 108 inches of snow so far this season. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Tuesday morning, Canyons Resort is reporting five inches of new snow in the last 48 hours, a 45-inch base depth and 120 total inches so far this season. All 21 lifts are open, serving 162 of 182 runs, 56 groomed. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
As of Tuesday morning, Deer Valley is reporting three inches of new snow in the past 48 hours, a 46-inch base and 95 inches of snow so far this season. All 21 lifts and all 101 runs are open, with 54 of those runs groomed. For details on the resort’s winter activities and season passes, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Comet bobsled rides will run through the end of March. Museum tours are available every day of the week. 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 and experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails are open, and approximately nine kilometers are groomed. However, the natural snow trails are no longer skiable due to unseasonably warm conditions. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200 foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. The tubing hill is open. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine is reporting that, as of Tuesday morning, the 3K loop is groomed and ready for action. Conditions on the rest of the terrain are spotty at best. 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.
JEREMY RANCH NORDIC SKIING
The Jeremy Ranch Nordic Center is open to the public. For $14 a day, a non-member can ski on the trails operated by the club. After 2 p.m., the half-day rate is $10. A season pass costs $150 for an individual or $200 for a family. Lessons are also available. Prices for members are discounted. Visit http://www.thejeremy.com for a complete list of rates and services.
Mountain Trails Foundation reports that conditions are deteriorating on most trails, and coverage is minimal in most of Round Valley. Please don’t use the trails in the afternoons when the temps are the warmest. Grooming has been put on hold to wait for more snow. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation. For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com .
Basin Rec reports that the Basin Rec 5K trails, the Willow Creek Park area and Miss Billy’s were groomed Friday. However, conditions are marginal across all trails. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park’s operating hours are 12-8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 1-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tickets are $8 for one ride, $23 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call 435-658-2648 or visit http://www.gorgozapark.com.
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Charlie Sturgis, executive director of the Mountain Trails Foundation, announces he will step down in June
Charlie Sturgis announced he is stepping down from his role as executive director of the Mountain Trails Foundation, effective in June.