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Located just 35-minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City Mountain Resort is closer than you think. LA families can leave LAX in the morning and be skiing fluffy Wasatch Mountain powder and pitch perfect corduroy before noon.
In fact, there's something for everyone within Park City Mountain Resort’s expansive 3,300 acres, from groomers and bowls to progressive terrain parks and halfpipes. Add exciting events, an authentic mountain town and family-friendly programs, and it's no wonder why Park City Mountain Resort remains one of America's favorite winter vacation destinations.
With 116 runs spread out across 3,300 pristine acres, Park City Mountain Resort offers terrain for every type of skier and rider. Lined with steep runs that attracted the world's best athletes at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, Park City Mountain Resort also boasts beautiful glades, nine backcountry-style bowls, fabulous groomed intermediate cruisers and plenty of learn-to-ski zones perfect for first-timers. Whether it's a bluebird day with soaring views or dumping waist-deep Wasatch powder, Park City skiers are always smiling.
The on-mountain dining is equally enjoyable. From Belgian waffles to fresh baked pizzas to an al fresco meal at Snow Hut, you'll find the perfect lunch to fuel a full day on the slopes. Just save some room for apres-ski at Legends Bar & Grill, where you can grab drinks and appetizers in front of the crackling fireplace.
Is the family in the mood for an adventurous day off the slopes? Check out the famed Alpine Coaster, a fun thrill ride that sends you speeding through the trees and down the mountain. Toboggan-style cars whisk guests to the top thanks to an automated lift system, then you'll be sent down the nearly 4,000 feet of track for an unforgettable ride of curves, bends and loops. And the action doesn't stop there. Take in Park City Mountain Resort's beautiful panorama from the perch of Flying Eagle Zip Line, a two-person ride that'll literally have your vacation soaring to new heights!
Ski and Snowboard School Puts Students First
Whether you want to learn how to link turns, hit and master the local powder stashes or just brush up on your skills, Park City Mountain Resort's acclaimed Ski and Snowboard School has got you covered. Private lessons can be the perfect way to step up your skiing or riding, but group class sizes that are capped at five students means you'll get all the individual attention you need regardless of what type of lesson you opt for. The kids will be happy too thanks to a variety of lessons, from learning the basics in the Kids Signature programs to mastering their favorite action sports athletes’ tricks in the “I Ride Park City” Freestyle Camp. Click here to check out all the Ski and Snowboard School has to offer and to book your lesson.
With 320+ flights arriving daily at Salt Lake City, and a 35-minute drive from the airport to the slopes, there’s no surpassing Park City Mountain Resort’s easy access. You can leave your house in the morning and be on the slopes that afternoon, if not sooner! For LA families, it's like having one of America's best ski resorts virtually in your backyard.
Save Money with EpicDay Lift Tickets
With Park City's brand new EpicDay lift ticket service, skiers and snowboarders can save up to 35 percent off walk-up prices while fitting more skiing and riding into their day. Here’s how it works: buy your single or multi-day lift tickets online in advance and pick them up in the Express Lane EpicDay ticket line. If you buy at least seven days in advance, you'll get them in the mail before you even travel. Buy online. Save money. Get on the mountain faster. Make it an Epic Day!
The Quintessential Ski Town
Park City Mountain Resort is located in one of the most classic ski towns in the country, Park City, Utah. But that doesn't mean you need to skimp on the convenience of a modern resort. Ski directly to Park City’s Historic Main Street and enjoy the over 100 shops, dining, lodging and nightlife properties in the heart of this one-of-a-kind mountain town. Rest your weary legs over a pint of craft beer as you catch some live music, then get carried back to Park City Mountain Resort on Town Lift, loading directly on Lower Main Street!
2015 U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix
A host site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City Mountain Resort is no stranger to putting on world-class sporting events. That tradition continues this season with the 2015 U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix. Taking place from February 27-March 1, the awe-inspiring event will highlight the worlds’ best ski and snowboard athletes in Park City Mountain Resort’s award-winning Eagle Superpipe and King’s Crown slopestyle course. Come check out Sochi gold medalists and “I Ride Park City" All Stars Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christensen on their home turf!
Your ideal winter vacation awaits at Park City Mountain Resort. To guarantee the lowest lift ticket price, purchase your EpicDay tickets online or via your mobile device. And to learn more about all Park City Mountain Resort has to offer, visit parkcitymountain.com today!