Deer Valley Ski Resort (Park City)

Rated the #1 ski resort by Ski Magazine, it's no wonder everything seemed like a skiers paradise up at Deer Valley Ski Resort.  The ski area itself is huge and is broken up by lodges and lifts all over the mountain and it is all just breathtakingly beautiful.  Deer Valley is a "ski only" resort that does not allow snowboarding, so to best enjoy it you should do what we did and embrace the ski culture.  A word of … [Read more...]

Park City Mountain Resort (Park City)

Park City Mountain Resort located within a mile of Main Street is a popular resort offering skiing and snowboarding with a great variety in terrain offering something for everyone from beginners to double black diamond runs.  Not quite as snooty as Deer Valley, Park City caters to everyone and overall seemed much less pretentious.  The powder and the runs are amazing and we just loved watching everyone zip by in … [Read more...]

Utah Olympic Park (Park City)

You cannot visit Park City, Utah without visiting the Utah Olympic Park which is one of the official training facilities where athletes train for the winter Olympics.  Besides touring the facility and seeing the ski jump ramps, bobsled runs, and skeleton trails there are lots of activities that you can take part in.  Want to feel what it's like to ride in a bobsled or zip line off the ski jump ramp-you can try it … [Read more...]

Winter Break in a Skiers Paradise – Park City, Utah

It’s all funny how we are all programmed one way or another.  Most people either consider themselves beach people or snow people.  I definitely fall into the beach category and generally deplore being in the cold which is why I have ignored my kids’ pleas year after year to take them skiing.  Well this year I finally relented and took them all to Park City Utah since we had friends that would be there at the … [Read more...]