Rec Report, Jan. 3-6, 2015
January 2, 2015
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort reports that, as of Friday morning, 14 lifts, serving 94 runs, 43 groomed, are open, as are two terrain parks. The resort is reporting no new snow in the past 48 hours, 45 inches of snow at the base and 72 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 no new snow in the last 48 hours, a 39-inch base depth and 86 total inches so far this season. Twenty lifts, serving 143 runs, 48 groomed, are open. 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 no new snow in the past 48 hours, a 46-inch base and 62 inches of snow so far this season. Twenty of 21 lifts and 84 of 101 runs are open, with 36 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.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Comet bobsled rides opened for the winter on Nov. 28 and will run through the end of March. Museum tours are still 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 to experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails are open, and approximately 17 kilometers are groomed and usable, with another 15K of ungroomed touring trails available. 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 opened on a limited basis on Dec. 20. 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 and 5K loops are groomed and ready for action, both with classic tracks. The Farm has been rolled out, too, but no classic tracks are set. 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 lower. Visit http://www.thejeremy.com for a complete list of rates and services.
Mountain Trails Foundation reports that the Quinn’s loops have been groomed. Silver Quinn is recommended as the best skiing right now. The Rail Trail from Bonanza to 248 was also groomed. 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 every single trail it maintains was groomed recently. 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.