Lift Status Update for 12/20/10
— Posted by Park City Mountain Resort on December 20, 2010
12/20/10 - 1:50pm - Silverlode Lift is now open. At this time, McConkey's and Jupiter Lifts are now scheduled to open tomorrow morning after snow safety checks are complete. We hope to see everyone up there!
12/20/10 - 1:10pm - Because of our lift issues, we have decided to extend the hours of operation on PayDay, First Time and Three Kings lifts to 4:30 today.
We are hoping to have Silverlode open in the next hour and will post once we are able to open it.
12/20/10 - 12:20pm - King Con, Eagle and Silver Star Lifts are now open. Until Silverlode Lift is opened, Gotcha Cut-off is the only way out of the King Con Mountainzone.
The runs off of Silverlode are also open but the guests will have to ski/ride down to King Con lift and the only way to exit this area is Gotcha Cut-Off.
Original Post - It's been a busy morning as our mountain operations teams have been working diligently to get the mountain back into shape after a crazy night of weather.
Due to the freezing rain and wet snow, heavy ice build up on the grips of our hi-speed chairlifts is causing the chairs to stall in the terminals. Our lift team is working hard to get these chairs up and running and we are hopeful to have Silverlode and King Con open today.
We just opened Bonanza, Thaynes and Pioneer and we will be opening Motherlode soon. We recommend that you access the upper mountain by taking Crescent lift up and ski/ride down to Pioneer Lift, where you will be able to access Thaynes and Motherlode lifts.
Once we have these lifts open we will work to open McConkey's and Jupiter, but realistically these lifts will not open today as we still need to do Snow Safety (thanks to the 20" of snow) once we get them turning.
We will be posting additional updates as soon as we have any new information to share. Thanks for your patience as we work to safely and efficiently open our mountain.
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