PARK CITY SKI HOLIDAYS
Rich in silver mining history and home to Robert Redford’s yearly Sundance film festival, the stunning mountain village of Park City is located just 36 miles (35 minutes by car) from Salt Lake International airport. Here, nestled high in the Wasatch Mountains, Park City receives an average of around 360 inches of glorious dry snow! Having held the 2002 Olympic Games, you will be spoilt for choice with trail selections, as the ski areas of Canyons and Deer Valley are easily accessible from Park City being that they are on the local transit route, and on your multi mountain lift pass. Furthermore, complimented with a vast selection of accommodations ranging from modest, ski in/ski out, to movie star exquisite, there is something here to suit every taste, need, and budget. Furthermore, Park City has some BIG on snow NEWS for all those Park & Pipe lovers, ‘Woodward at Park City’ is coming in 2015! For those who prefer off snow activity, Park City has a tonne on offer ranging from winter fly fishing, bobsledding, outlet shopping, riding the zipline, scenic lift rides, clay pigeon shoot, and the infamous Park City Après ski and café culture. With so much going on, you might want to plan on staying for a while, as a few days just won’t cut it!
“Park City is an alluring mix of old USA/meets great mountain resort. Enjoying access to the 3 mountain resorts of Park City, Canyons, and Deer Valley (skiers only), all on the one lift pass. For something different, why not mix a bit of glam into your already impressive ski holiday by attending Robert Redfords yearly Sundance Film Festival, held at the end of January” Shona – Amped
10 Top Reasons to Ski Park City
- Glorious snow: Experience some of the driest snow ever, so dry you can’t even make a snowman! Park City receives on average, 360 inches each year.
- A choice of two locations: Enjoy Park City with its pristine, historic town, filled with restaurants, bars and shops and also offering ski in/ski out access to the mountain. Alternatively, enjoy the seclusion and intimacy of Canyons, with its luxury ski in/ski out village and close proximity to the glitz and hype of Park City and its surroundings.
- Enjoy the USA’s largest single ski and snowboard resort offering more than 7,300 skiable acres.
- Ski longer: Park City has night skiing until 9pm.
- Sundance Film Festival: Enjoy this festive event, held in the month of January every year. Book well in advance though i.e: 10-12 months out!
- Award winning: Regularly voted among the top-10 family resorts in North America each year and conveniently located just 30 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.
- Resort Shuttles: Free and easy to get around Park City area operating from 5.40am until 2.10am daily.
- Easy access: Park City is the only resort with a lift service directly to/from the town’s main street.
- Olympic runs: Having been hosts of 2002 Winter Olympics, ski some of the same runs the Olympians did
- Olympic style bobsledding: Thrill of a life time, racing up to 80 miles per hour in a bobsled at Utah Olympic Park
Park City Facts & Stats
- Elevation: Base: 6,800ft./2,072m Summit: 10,000ft./3,048m
- Vertical Rise: 3,200ft./975m
- Trails: 300+
- Lifts: 41
- Terrain: Beginner 9%, Intermediate 51%, Expert 40%
- Total Skiable Acres: 7,300+ acres/2,954+ hectares
- Mountain Peaks: 17
- Bowls: 14
- Half pipes: 2, including 1 super pipe
- Terrain Parks: 6
BIG NEWS for Park City
Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort have combined to create the largest single ski and snowboard resort in the United States. A new 8-passenger Quicksilver Gondola connection, along with the new King Con Express six-pack and Motherlode Express Quad make up just some of the improvements totaling over $50 million for the 2016 season. With over 7,300 acres, 300+ trails, 41 lifts, 6 terrain parks, one super pipe and one mini pipe, plus many diverse ski-in/ski-out and village adjacent lodging properties, Park City is an easily accessible, world-class mountain destination located in an authentic and historic western town.
Getting to Park City
Park City Mountain Resort is located an easy 35-minute drive from the Salt Lake City Airport. Serviced by over 700 flights a day from locations all over North America, Salt Lake City is so easy to get to! By Air: Closest airport is Salt Lake City Multiple daily flights from all major USA cities Park City is just a 35 minute drive from Salt Lake City Airport Rental cars are available, although a car is not needed in Park City. Airport Shuttles and Taxi’s are readily available from Salt Lake City to Park City.
Park City offers frequent free bus services in and around the Ski resort of Park City, Canyons, and Deer Valley.
Free Mountain Tours / Ski Hosts
FREE MOUNTAIN TOURS/SKI HOSTS
For intermediate/advanced levels, daily tours depart from near the Pay Day lift at 10am. These tours give great insight into the Mountain and its terrain, as well as learning all about Park City’s silver mining history, and uncover the history buried beneath its glorious snow!
Other Resort Activities
- Alpine Coaster – a toboggan-style car/coaster
- Flying Eagle Zip Line – 2 person zip line ride
- Lift served Tubing
- Mini snowmobiles for kids
- Horse drawn sleigh rides
- Ice skating
- Dog Sleds
- Heli Skiing
- Snow cat skiing
- Winter Fly Fishing
- Clay pigeon shooting
- Olympic Park Tours
- Horseback riding
- Cross country skiing
Park City Ski School and Daycare
Park City offer a grand selection of small group tuition as follows, along with private lessons for 1/2 or full days:
Adult Group Half-Day Ski or Snowboard
These lessons are for beginners to intermediates (up to basic turns on easy blue terrain). They focus on building a solid foundation of fundamental skills and movements, while boosting your confidence and taking your skiing or riding to the next level..
Never Ever Half-Day Lesson
If you’ve always wanted to learn, this is how to do it. Enjoy the ultimate introduction to skiing or snowboarding that assures a positive and stress free experience.
Focusing on specific skills and individual goals, these workshops are designed for higher-level skiers. Enjoy being shown some of the best places to ski, as well as pointers and tactics to get you to the next level.
These workshops are designed for higher-level snowboarders interested in freestyle or all mountain riding. You’ll focus on extending your existing skill base through terrain, conditions and pitch, creating a whole mountain experience. As well as enjoying some of the best places to ski on the mountain!
Led by Park City Mountain Resort’s own female pro instructors, this group will teach you more than just a few tricks to improve your skills. You will walk away with new favorite runs, plus tips that will help you ski the mountain like a local. *No beginner skiers *
Simply purchase your Powder Club lesson between 8:00 am and 8:30 am on any day on which the Resort has received six or more inches of new snow overnight. The Powder Club lesson will get you on PayDay Lift at 8:30am with up to four other participants and an instructor for a three hour tour with the inside scoop on our top-secret powder stashes, hidden runs and the best routes all over the mountain. For advanced skiers AND snowboarders only please.
CHILD & TEEN LESSONS
Kids Signature Programs
Park City Mountain Resort has Kids Signature Programs offering just the right mix of fun and on snow education; the perfect balance for getting young ones started on the slopes. By limiting class sizes to 5 students or less, this gives each child a more personalized experience with more time to play, more time to practice and more time to learn. On offer are:
- Signature 5 program – for 6-14 years
- I Ride Park City Camps – 10-15 yrs, for skiers and boarders who want to up their park and pipe ante.
- Signature 3 program – for 3 ½ to 5 yrs for skiing, and 5-6 yrs for Signature 3 snowboarding
- Kids Private Lessons
INFANTS AND CHILDREN / DAYCARE
Park City has varies companies available to parents to assist with the care of their littlies so Mums and Dads can go off and have some well deserved on snow ‘me’ time. Choices vary from in room baby sitters, to drop in day cares.
Accommodation In Historic Park City Town
Lift Lodge – Superior in ‘ski in/ski’ central town property
Appropriately named due to its location right next to the town lift on lower Main Street, the Lift Lodge offers guests ski-in/ski-out access to Park City Mountain Resort. This complex is located in the heart of historic Main Street, offering luxury lodging walking distance to fine dining, shopping and nightlife. Lift Lodge provides guests with a common hot tub, underground parking, hi speed wireless internet access, indoor common area, and elevator access to the units.
Available are: One, two and three-bedroom condos.
Powder Point – Moderate/lead in property ‘short walk to mountain’
These refurbished, and extremely comfortable condominiums are just a short walking distance from the lifts at Park City Mountain Resort. Powder Point also provides guests with the convenience of a closeby bus stop to catch the free town shuttle up to Main Street to enjoy fantastic dining, shops, and nightlife which line the street! All condos have full kitchens, fireplace, wireless, common washer/dryer access, cable TV, as well as access to a communal hot tub on site also. Available are: • 1 bedroom/1 bathroom Condo – sleeps max 4 • 1 bedroom + loft/2 bathroom Condo – sleeps max 4
Snow Flower Condos – Moderate ski in/ski out’ property
Snow Flower Condos offer exceptional value for money with a prime hill side location. In addition to its ski in/out, there are 2 outdoor pools, underground parking, 24hr front office, communal laundry, fitness room, and it is on the bus shuttle route. Housekeeping is every 5 nights. Condos are privately owned so bedding varies. Available are: • Studio • 1 bedroom / 1 bedroom with loft • 2 bedroom / 2 bedroom with loft • 3 bedroom / 3 bedroom with loft • 4 bedroom with loft • 5 bedroom / 5 bedroom with loft • 6 bedroom
Silver Star – Deluxe ‘ski in/ski out’ property
Silver Star at Park City comprises of: luxury condos, town homes and cottages located mid-mountain at the base of Park City Mountain Resort’s Silver Star chairlift. This newly constructed lodge combines historic buildings with modern architecture to create an engaging ski-in/ski-out village, complete with outdoor plaza, Sport and Rental shop, Café, lift ticket window, and heated outdoor pool. Each luxury condo, town home or cottage provides a spacious living and kitchen area, hardwood floors, flat-screen TVs, walk-in closets and luxurious baths. Amenities at Silver Star include: On-site front desk and concierge staff, Ski storage lockers, Heated outdoor pool and hot tub, Fitness facility, Heated underground parking, and Complimentary shuttle service. Available are: • 2,3,4 bedroom condo’s • 4 & 5 bedroom cottages Note: Some rooms have their own private spa!
Silver King – Deluxe ‘ski in/ski out’ property
Silver King at the base of Park City Mountain Resort is literally just steps away from the PayDay chairlift and the Mountain Village of Park City. Offering affordable luxury condos, this property is a popular choice with our clients Each studio and condo stylishly decorated and has full sized kitchens and real wood-burning fireplaces, making this accommodation choice feel just like home, but better! Onsite guests will enjoy the indoor/outdoor pool, Hot tub, concierge, ski lockers, underground parking, Wifi, daily housekeeping, games room, gym. Furthermore, the convenience of its location being so close to Old Town Park City, and surrounding shops, restaurants, bars etc. Available are: • Standard studio, 1, 2,3,4 bedroom condo’s • Premium studio, 1, 2,3,4 bedroom condo’s Note: Decor of our individually owned units will vary, but must pass minimum standards program.
Accommodation In Canyons Village
Sundial Lodge – Superior ‘ski in/ski out’
In the heart of The Canyons Resort Village and located just steps from the Red Pine Gondola, the Sundial Lodge is a fantastic property, which offers affordable rates.
All rooms, from the studios to the family size, multi bedroom condominiums, are beautifully appointed and furnished. Sundial’s minimum standards include 5 GE Profile kitchen appliances including washer & dryer, dishware, coffee maker, video player, cable television and much more. Most condominiums have fireplaces and balconies and, most have at least one whirlpool bath and magical Rocky Mountain or village views.
• Standard and Deluxe Hotel Rooms
• 1,2,3 bedroom condominiums.
Grand Summit Hotel – Deluxe ‘ski in/ski out’
One of only a handful of AAA Four Diamond Resorts in Utah, the Grand Summit is located right in the center of the Canyons Resort Village. This ski in ski out lodge is purely focused on service and luxury, which makes this property one of Canyons fine lodging options.
Accommodation ranges from: studios, 1 to 3 bedroom condos, through to spacious penthouse suites. All rooms come with terry cloth robes, color televisions, down comforters, as well as coffee machines, irons, and hairdryers. Whilst most rooms also feature a balcony with stunning mountain views, full kitchens with premier appliances and granite counter-tops, fire places, whirl pool baths, as well as free wireless internet access.
• 1,2,3 bedroom luxurycondos
• Penthouse Suites
* THE ABOVE ACCOMMODATION SUGGESTIONS ARE BASED ON JUST A FEW OF OUR AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS, SO PLEASE CONTACT US TO FURTHER DISCUSS YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND HOLIDAY REQUIREMENTS * IMPORTANT NOTE: the above images are to be used as guides for room types available. Due to room configurations and decors differing from condo to condo, not all rooms will look or appear the same.