Rec Report, Feb. 25-27, 2015
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort reports that, as of Friday morning, 16 lifts, serving 95 runs, 51 groomed, are open, as are three terrain parks. The resort is reporting three inches of new snow in the past 48 hours, 56 inches of snow at the base and 115 inches of snow so far this season. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Friday morning, Canyons Resort is reporting five inches of new snow in the last 48 hours, a 42-inch base depth and 132 total inches so far this season. All 21 lifts are open, serving 155 of 182 runs, 50 groomed. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
As of Friday morning, Deer Valley is reporting five inches of new snow in the past 48 hours, a 50-inch base and 106 inches of snow so far this season. All 21 lifts and 96 of 101 runs are open, with 58 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 five 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 Friday morning, grooming operations have been suspended as Park City waits for more snow to fall. Only about half a kilometer of track is ready for action. Conditions on the rest of the terrain are spotty at best, but White Pine will be opening up more terrain as the snow allows. 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, but operations have been suspended pending more snow. 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 all but gone in most of Round Valley. Please don’t use the trails until more snow falls. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Basin Rec reports that the trails don’t have enough snow for recreational use. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com 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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Kathleen O’Connell, who makes her return to Nordic combined this weekend at the Continental Cup, is moving to Park City to pursue a career in Nordic combined.