About Park City, Utah Ski Area

About Park City, Utah Ski Area
Park City Mountain Resort is a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, making it an easy weekend destination. The ski area offers ski-in-ski-out lodging, on-mountain amenities, an historic town filled with good dining and Utah's famous soft, dry powder.

History

A former mining town, Park City's slopes opened in December 1963. The mountain hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics and is a training ground for the pros.

Geography

Park City's mountain has 104 trails on 3,300 acres. Jupiter Bowl is popular with advanced riders, while beginners enjoy a 3 1/2-mile green run.

Size

At the top, experienced skiers and boarders revel in the challenging terrain of Park City's eight bowls, where the soft, dry powder is deep and ungroomed.

Fun Fact

Practice your tricks on Park City's halfpipe or one of its three terrain parks. The brave will face the 22-foot walls of Eagle Superpipe, North America's largest.

Famous Ties

Every January, Park City hosts the Sundance Film Festival. Founded by Robert Redford, this star-studded event premieres independent dramatic and documentary films.

Article Written By Kelly Aspen

Kelly Aspen's writing focuses on natural places, cultural sites and wildlife. She has more than 10 years of experience as an editor and writer for various magazines, books and websites.

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