SKI RESORTS CLOSE TO PARK CITY
Celebrating 30 years, and rated the #1 ski resort in North America by readers of Ski Magazine, Deer Valley Resort has 6 mountains and more than 100 runs topping elevations of 9,570 feet to accommodate novice, intermediate, advanced, and expert runs.
Bald Eagle Mountain hosted the freestyle moguls and alpine slalom during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and this slope is open for business if you’re a seasoned skier in need of a prodigious challenge.
*Deer Valley prohibits snowboarding
Vail Resorts acquired Park City and never looked back. Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons will operate as 1 resort beginning in the 2015 ski season to form a unified experience for skiers.
The resorts are joined by an 8-passenger high-speed 2-way gondola from the base of the existing Silverlode Lift at Park City to the Flatiron Lift at The Canyons. The linkage of the 2 resorts creates the nation’s largest ski area, with a total of 7,300 acres of skiable terrain.
Alta Ski Resort is located at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of all the tourists, Alta has the perfect ski slopes for you. A favorite of the locals, Alta is known for its deep powder and superb terrain.
Skiing opportunities are for all levels, including beginners. It’s great for families because of the variety of slopes, no matter the ability or expertise. Take a break from the slopes and dine at one of two ski-in ski-out restaurants.
*Alta prohibits snowboarding
Brighton is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Locals voted it the #1 resort for “Children/Family-Friendly Terrain” and the “Best Value.”
It’s unique in that 100% of its terrain is accessible from high-speed lifts.
If you have kids, it’s a perfect day-trip!
Powder Mountain is located in Eden. It is one of North America’s largest ski areas. You can choose to learn the slopes from a Mountain Host or a Mountain Adventure Pro.
Powder Mountain also offers a once in a lifetime adventure of guided back-country tours. There’s an all day snowcat adventure limited to 20 guests per day. Wolf Canyon, the steepest back-country of Powder Mountain, is also available to guided tours.
Snowbasin is located in Ogden Valley, Huntsville. Snowbasin Resort offers 3,000 skiable acres with 3,000 vertical feet.
Thanks to the 2002 Winter Games, the Grizzly and Wildflower Downhill courses are a must! Make sure to take in the gorgeous views on the Strawberry Gondola.
The computer-controlled snow-making system guarantees perfectly groomed slopes and hopefully an early ski season!
Snowbird is located in Little Canyon. It is best known for its Mountain School and family fun. The ideal slopes for beginners! Snowbird boasts an Aerial Tram that goes up 3,000 feet in about 8 minutes.
The Aerial Tram stops at Hidden Peak where skiers can enjoy the 2.5 mile Chip’s Run. Skiers can ensure personal attention since the mountain is geared towards beginners. It is the perfect spot for families.
Solitude is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Deer Valley’s new ownership of the mountain gives it a huge face-lift. You can look forward to the following improvements: a new chairlift alignment and upgrade, lodge remodel, and food and service remodel.
If you haven’t visited Solitude in awhile, come back and see the new changes and you will be totally amazed!