Rec Report, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2014
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort is now open the winter season. Four lifts, serving nine runs, eight groomed, are currently open, as is one terrain park. The resort is reporting one inch of snow in the past 48 hours, 30 inches of snow at the base and 34 inches of snow so far this year. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
Canyons Resort opened for the winter season on Nov. 28. It is reporting no new snow in the last 24 hours, 22 inches at the base and 29 inches so far this season. Six lifts, serving seven runs, are open. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley’s winter season will begin on Dec. 6. 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 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 not yet open. 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 scheduled to open 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 Friday morning, grooming is underway on the 3K and 5K loops. The full 5K course should be open around Dec. 15. 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.
Mountain Trails has been out doing early-season trail preparation. About three kilometers of the Quinn’s Loops were groomed this week, but there is still minimal coverage and soft 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 parts of McLeod Creek have been groomed this week, as have Miss Billy’s and Millennium Trail. 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, opened on Nov. 26. On Nov. 29, it will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Starting Nov. 30, the park will shift to its normal operating hours 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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