Park City, Utah
In the heart of Park City, Utah, only a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, Park City Mountain offers up 7,300 skiable acres. In 2015, The Vail Corporation undertook a major improvement project combining PCMR and neighboring Canyons Resort to create the largest ski resort in the United States. With three distinct base areas Park City is an easily accessible, world-class mountain destination. From touchdown to slopes in two hours, getting there is a snap, but the rewards exceed that. PCMR delivers in the form of diverse slopes, excellent terrain parks, and quick access to a vibrant downtown.
The present resort was opened on December 21, 1963 as Treasure Mountain by United Park City Mines.This company was the last surviving mining corporation in Park City and the resort was opened with funds from a federal government program meant to revive the economically depressed town. When it originally opened, it boasted the longest gondola in the United States. Treasure Mountain's name was changed to the Park City Ski Area for its fourth season of 1966-67, and in 1996, became known as the Park City Mountain Resort.
The resort has been a major tourist attraction for skiers from all over the United States, as well as a main employer for many of Park City's citizens. Park City, as the resort is often called by locals, contains several training courses for the U.S. Ski Team, including slalom and giant slalom runs. During the 2002 Olympics the resort hosted the snowboarding events and the men’s and women’s alpine giant slalom events.When it comes to convenience and family-friendly options, Park City Mountain Resort corners the market.
Trails & Terrain:
• Terrain: 7,300 skiable acres
• 41 Lifts: 4 Doubles, 8 Triples, 5 Quads, 9 High Speed Quads, 6 High Speed Six-Packs, 4 Gondolas, 5 Surface Lifts
• 348 Trails
• Terrain Difficulty: 8% Beginner, 42% Intermediate, 50% Advanced
• Longest Run: 3.5 Miles (Homerun)
• 8 Terrain Parks, one super pipe and one mini pipe
Snowfall & Temperatures:
•Average Snowfall: 365 inches annually
•Average Temperatures: November: 42 degrees ; April: 52 degrees
•Base Elevation: 6,900 ft
•Summit Elevation: 10,000 ft
•Vertical Drop: 3,100 ft
HOW TO GET THERE:
Park City Mountain Resort is an easy 35-minute Interstate drive from the Salt Lake City International Airport. The airport more than 700
flights a day from locations all over North America. Salt Lake City Airport Facts:
•First in the nation in on-time performance
•There are over 840 scheduled daily flights from the facility serving more than 90 cities with non-stop flights.
•Has non-stop flights to Paris and Tokyo
Upon leaving the SLC Airport Exit, head east on Interstate 80 for 4.4 miles. Merge onto I-15 South / I-80 east heading southbound fpr 2.5 miles. Continue on I-80 Eastbound for 21 miles. Exit I-80 at the Kimball Junction / Park City Exit #145. Bear right heading southbound on UT-224 for 6 miles. Turn right onto Empire Avenue and follow road up to the base parking facilities.
Car Rental services can be provided in the SLC Airport.
Bus: Park City offers free public transportation to recreational areas, historic Main Street and Kimball Junction. PC-SLC connect provides bus services to and from Park City for a small cost.