PARK CITY
Summer 2017 FACT SHEET

 
OVERVIEW:                           
Park City Mountain opens for summer activities on May 26, 2017. In addition to fresh mountain air, Park City Mountain offers an expansive variety of summer adventures and events across two distinct base areas including family activities, scenic gondola rides, breathtaking hikes, mountain bike trails, live music concerts, mountainside accommodations and gourmet dining.

ADDRESS:                              
1345 Lowell Avenue
Park City, Utah 84060
 
WEBSITE:                               
http://www.ParkCityMountain.com/
 
COO:                                       
Bill Rock          
 
OWNER:                                  
Vail Resorts     
 
EPIC PASS:                            
Epic Pass
: $859 adult, $449 Child
*Epic Local Pass: $639 adult, $519 Teen, $339 Child
 *with restrictions – http://www.snow.com/epicpass
 
ELEVATION/TERRAIN:            
Elevation: Base - 6,800 feet, Summit – 10,000 feet
Vertical Rise: 3,200 ft/ 975 m
 
DATES:                                   

2017 Summer Season: May 26 – October 1*

Park City Base Regular Season: May 26 – August 20
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
 
Park City Base Late Season: August 20 – October 1
Monday to Friday: 1:00 to 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
 
Canyons Village Red Pine Gondola
June 16 - September 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m
September 5 - October 1: Closed Monday to Thursday
 
*Hours vary by location and date
 
ACCESSIBILITY:                     

Canyons Village:
Miles from SLC International Airport: 32
From Downtown Salt Lake City: 25
From Old Town, Park City: 4
 
Park City Village:
Miles from SLC International Airport: 35
From Downtown Salt Lake City: 28
From Old Town, Park City: 1 / ski accessible
 
SOCIAL:                                  
Facebook:
facebook.com/parkcitymountain
Twitter: @pcski
YouTube: PCresort
Instagram: @pcski
                                                
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES AT THE PARK CITY BASE AREA:
 
NEW Gem Panning
Park City’s mining history runs just as deep as the powder. New this season, use our sluice and mining pans to discover and collect a wide variety of gems, crystals, minerals, and fossils at the base of Park City Mountain.

Family Adventure Pass
Families can experience a wide variety of Park City Mountain Resort’s summer activities below on one Family Adventure Pass.

Alpine Coaster
Climb into the toboggan-style cars of the Alpine Coaster and get ready for the ride of your life. You'll enjoy the beautiful Wasatch mountain scenery as the automated lift system whisks you to the top of the track. Then, hold on tight as you go whizzing down the mountain on nearly 4,000 feet of curves, bends and loops. It's a ride you won't soon forget.
 
Alpine Slide
Park City Resort's Alpine Slide is one of the longest slides in the world, with over 3,000 feet of gliding and sliding down a luge-like track. With four tracks to choose from, you can experience a different ride each time! We'll see you at the finish.
 
ZipRider
Ever wished you could fly? Soar above the tree tops as our Zip Lines propel you 110 feet above Park City Mountain Resort's ski runs at speeds up to 45 miles per hour. On the ZipRider™ race your friends to see who's the fastest.
 
Flying Eagle Zip Line
Take a ride on the Flying Eagle, a zip line that takes your Park City vacation to new heights. This two-person ride is open all winter too! Kids and adults must be 42" tall, but no weight minimum. And it starts and ends at the same location, so you can ride again and again and again.
 
Kids' Zip Line
The kid-only zip line lets your little adventurer get the thrill of a zip line, but on a scale of their own. They’ll zip along at their own speed on a small version of our larger zip lines.
 
Kids' Rope Course
The kid's rope course serves up kid-size challenges for our younger guests. Just for kids, this ropes course will help build your child’s confidence in their skills in a controlled and fun environment.
 
Kids' Tubing
At Park City Mountain, the thrill of sliding down the mountain doesn’t end with the ski season. The kid’s tubing hill brings winter adventure to summer without the need for snow.
 
Mountain Biking
With miles of cross-country trails throughout the resort, bikers of all levels can access trails from both base areas. The high-speed four-seat Crescent Lift runs out of the Park City Base Area and unloads mountain bikers at access points for the IMBA recognized “Epic Ride” on the Mid-Mountain Trail.  
 
Hiking
Explore the beauty of the Wasatch Range on your own, or with an experienced local guide. Park City Mountain is the gateway to miles of beautiful mountain trails and offers scenic lift access from Town Lift on Main Street, the PayDay lift at the Park City Base Area and the Red Pine Gondola at Canyons Village. Those wanting to experience the mountains first hand can wander Park City’s extensive network of trails and venture onto the Mid-Mountain or Wasatch Crest trail to truly appreciate the mountain flora and fauna.  
 
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES AT CANYONS VILLAGE:
 
Canyons Golf
The 18-hole, par-70 course features over 550 feet of elevation change and spectacular views of the Wasatch and Uinta mountains from almost every hole. The course encompasses 6,246 total yards and showcases unique elements such as soft path features that act as cart paths with playable terrain, four sets of tees at each hole and six holes that interact with skiable terrain. Turf includes bluegrass, native grass mix, and bentgrass.
 
Park City Bike Park
Canyons Bike Park features terrain for everyone from first time riders to experts looking for a challenge. Explore jump, flow, and freeride trails at our lift-serviced bike park, accessed from the High Meadow and Short Cut chairlifts. Test out rental bikes from GT and Cannondale at Canyon Mountain Rentals in the Resort Village. Our certified instructors can help make the most of your experience in Park City, the first and only IMBA Gold-Level Ride Center.

Scenic Gondola Rides
Capture panoramic views of the Wasatch Mountains and Park City as the Red Pine Gondola speeds you to your alpine summer adventure at 8,000 feet. Mountain bikes are welcome for an additional fee, however dogs are not permitted. 

Zip Tour Adventure at Canyons Village
Experience the thrill of soaring over Park City on this one-of-a-kind family adventure. Start with a zip line that stretches 800 feet and offers a tree-top ride through the Red Pine area. Then culminate your day on Utah’s longest zip line, stretching nearly 2,000 feet across the canyon between Lookout Peak and Red Pine Lodge. Look out below…the canyon floor is more than 200’ beneath you!
 
Canyons Village Putting Course
A family favorite now back for its forth full season. Perfect your short game on the 18-hole mountain-themed course located at the Ski Beach at Canyons Village.
 
Canyons Village Disc Golf
Ride the High Meadow lift and play downhill to the Red Pine Lodge on this challenging, tree-lined 18-hole course. Access to course is free with Red Pine Gondola pass. Disc rentals are available at Canyon Mountain Sports.

Mountain Biking
With miles of cross-country trails throughout the resort, bikers of all levels can access trails from both base areas. Load your bike on the Red Pine Gondola at Canyons Village and take trails such as the Mid-Mountain Trail, Ambush, Rob's, Colin's or Rosebuds Heaven as you ride downhill back to the Resort Village area. Or, start your day at the Park City Base Area on the Crescent lift.

Kids & Camps          
Immerse your children (ages 6-12) in an unforgettable day, week or summer of Camp activities. Located at the Park City Base Area, the Park City Kid's Camp (formerly known as Little Adventures Children’s Center) welcomes kids 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The Kids Camp is a state licensed child care facility providing fun, age-appropriate activities. Camp activities for 6-12 year olds include nature hikes, swimming, arts & crafts, indoor & outdoor games and field trips. Sessions run from June 12 through August 18th or 23rd.
 
LODGING:
 
Grand Summit Hotel
AAA Four-Diamond Award
The Grand Summit Hotel, located in Canyons Village, will undergo an extensive $15 million renovation this spring and subsequent flagging as a RockResorts property. Boulder, Colo. based TRH Design has pulled from the surrounding natural beauty of Park City to bring together a color palette and design aesthetic that will complement the destination. The renovation will include a complete overhaul of all 212 suites, including new interior finishes, furnishings, soft goods, appliances, artwork and technology. The property’s communal spaces will also be incorporated into the renovation, including the lobby and front desk, full remodel of the on-site spa, café and general store, and refresh of the meeting spaces.  The hotel will reopen in mid-summer.

Sundial Lodge
Sundial Lodge represents the very essence of mountain casual living. In the heart of the village, Sundial Lodge offers ski-in/ski-out access with over 170 guest accommodations, including hotel rooms, studios and one- and two-bedroom suites. Approximately $1.5 million in renovations were completed in 2013, including new beds, granite countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, slate/tile entryways and much more.
 
Silverado Lodge
The Silverado Lodge provides contemporary mountain living with amenities you'll love: inviting fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, and oversized decks.  This masterfully designed retreat sits directly across the street from the resort village and features over 200 guest accommodations, from cozy hotel rooms to spacious three bedroom suites.
 
Vintage on the Strand
Exceptional ski-in, ski-out townhome-style properties where guests can enjoy the pleasures of home, blended with the excitement of living in a mountain wonderland.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Park City
This 182-guest room hotel and conference center is conveniently located between the Canyons Village and Park City Mountain Resort, just minutes from Park City's historic Main Street.
 
Other Properties Include:

  • Waldorf Astoria Park City
  • Hyatt Escala Lodge   
  • Park City Peaks Hotel

 
DINING
 
The Farm
Cuisine: New American
Located in the heart of Canyons Village, The Farm features an innovative menu that focuses on ingredients sourced from local farms and artisan purveyors. The Farm was named one of "Utah's 25 Best Restaurants" in 2015 and "Best New Restaurant" in Utah in February 2012 by Salt Lake Magazine. Along with an extensive menu, The Farm boasts an exclusive wine list and spectacular views of Park City Mountain. The Farm will open in mid-summer after the Grand Summit Renovation is completed.

Jupiter Java
Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Start your mountain morning with a warm cup of fresh roasted coffee, rich hot chocolate or an herbal tea. Jupiter Java also features homemade breads, fresh baked pastries and for a quick afternoon bite, gourmet sandwiches, assorted salads and cookies
 
Legacy Café
Cuisine: American Casual, Cafeteria-Style
Located at the base area of Park City Village, the whole family can meet up at Legacy Café where the options are endless. Whether it's our plentiful salad bar, mountain grill, or one of our daily specials - your appetite is sure to be satisfied.
 
Legends Bar and Grill
Cuisine: American Casual
Legends Bar & Grill is the perfect place to enjoy a meal or refreshment after a day on the mountain. Enjoy the legendary food and a refreshing beverage from our full wine and cocktail list while you recount the day’s adventures. If you’re looking for a sit-down lunch or dinner, Legends’ new, chef-driven, full-service menu offers unique and traditional gastropub fare.
 
Murdock’s
Cuisine: Family-friendly communal dining
Communal setting offers a fast and fresh offering for guests looking for a relaxed ski dining experience. From coffees and cocoas to salads and grinders, Murdock’s focuses on crowd pleasing favorites including specialty pizzas, salads and sandwiches.

Red Tail Grill
Cuisine: Mountainside Gastropub
Red Tail Grill guarantees unrivaled mountain views from Canyons Village. Serving traditional tap house fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Red Tail Grill is the perfect gathering spot for family-friendly dining. Its selection of beer and specialty cocktails blend well with the large outdoor deck, creating a great dining experience after a day in the mountains or Canyons Golf.

Red Pine Lodge
Cuisine: Fresh American
Enjoy a bite from the grill, a fresh salad or sandwich while you take in the mountain view on the outdoor patio. Red Pine is the perfect location to relax or grab a quick snack or lunch before continuing on your mountain adventure.

Umbrella Bar
Cuisine: New American
This classic après ski spot in the Resort Village offers 360 degree views from its unique glass enclosure and a massive outdoor deck with a perfect view of the village music stage. Along with a menu that features signature burgers, there’s also an extensive beer selection.


SPECIAL EVENTS
 
Kids Adventure Games
This June 16-18 Park City Mountain will host the Kids Adventure Games, an adventure challenge course designed and run especially for kids ages six through 14. The course races emphasize teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship, environmental awareness and fun. 
 
Summer Concert Series
On June 24, Park City Mountain’s Summer Concert Series returns to Canyons Village with the first of five free summer concerts held on select Saturdays through September 2. It’s the perfect venue to enjoy Park City’s gorgeous mountain views and warm summer evenings.
 
Farmer’s Market
Each Wednesday starting May 24 and continuing into the fall, Canyons Village will once again host Park City's Farmers' Market from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. This popular market includes fresh produce, fresh baked bread and arts and crafts from local vendors.
 
4th of July Celebration
Mark your calendars for the traditional 4th of July Celebration at Park City Mountain Resort with special food, family activities and community fireworks.
 
The North Face Endurance Challenge
The North Face Endurance Challenge, America’s premier trail-running series, will return to Park City Mountain for the fourth year this September 23-24. Known for its challenging, yet scenic courses, the Endurance Challenge offers a variety of race distances for runners to choose from including a 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, Marathon Relay, Marathon, 50K and 50 Mile. The Park City race course will not only start at the highest elevation within the North America series at 7,000 feet but it will also climb to the highest elevation of 10,000 feet.

A full schedule of 2017 summer events at Park City will be announced shortly.

For more information, visit: http://www.parkcitymountain.com/events/events-calendar.aspx
 
Media Contacts:
Margo Van Ness
Sr. Manager of Communications
435.647.5405; MKVanNess@vailresorts.com
 
Jessica Miller
Sr. Communications Specialist
435.647.5498; jmmiller@vailresorts.com