Vail Resorts Receives Approvals for its $50 Million Capital Improvement Plan at Park City Mountain Resort
March 26, 2015
Vail Resorts, Inc. announced that it received unanimous approval from the Park City Planning Commission to implement one of the most ambitious and impactful capital plans in the history of the U.S. ski industry for the 2015-16 season. The plan would establish the connection between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more than 7,300 acres of skiable terrain, and complete a number of critical upgrades to the infrastructure of both resorts.
February 17, 2015
With Spring Break right around the corner, Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort announce a schedule jam-packed with events through the end of the winter season. With favorites like Pond Skimming and Operation Smile Celebrity Ski Challenge returning to the schedule, and new family activities, events, and Easter celebrations, guests will find plenty of entertainment through spring in the mountains.
Park City Mountain Resort to Host Sprint U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix Feb 27-March 1, 2015
February 12, 2015
Park City Mountain Resort hosts many of the world’s best snowboarders and freekiers when the Sprint U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix returns for three days of competition February 27-March 1, 2015.
February 9, 2015
Park City Mountain Resort ski athletes Joss Christensen, Tom Wallisch and McRae Williams showed big style in challenging conditions Thursday at their home resort to qualify for Friday’s Visa Grand Prix Men’s Ski Slopestyle finals.
Vail Resorts to Invest an Unprecedented $50 million in Park City Mountain Resort in One Season and Create the Largest Ski Resort in the U.S.
December 8, 2014
Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced details of the company’s planned upgrades to Park City Mountain Resort for the 2015-2016 ski season. The plan, which totals over $50 million, is one of the most ambitious and impactful capital programs in U.S. ski industry history and will transform the guest experience at Park City Mountain Resort.
Park City Mountain Resort Announces Holiday Event Schedule Beginning December 13; Night Skiing Opens December 26
December 4, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort’s traditional holiday celebration returns in December with a pair of family-themed seasonal events – including one as old as the Resort itself.
November 20, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort begins an exciting new era, under new ownership, Saturday, November 22 when it opens for the 2014-15 winter season. Three lifts will serve six runs, two terrain parks and a jump line on Opening Day.
October 20, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort begins a new era, under new ownership, when it opens for 2014-15 winter operations November 22 – its traditional Saturday-before-Thanksgiving opening.
July 30, 2014
A collection of bluegrass bands, barbecue fare and beer varieties come together at Park City Mountain Resort for Pickin’ at Park City: A Bluegrass, Brews & BBQ Festival Saturday, August 9 from 3:00pm-7:00pm.
July 15, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort’s free outdoor movie series – Monday Night Movies on the Mountain – returns for its second year on July 28. Running Monday nights through August 18, each screening begins just after sunset on the lawn next to the resort plaza and features a different family-friendly film each week.
June 5, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort is the first of the resorts in Park City, the only location in the world to earn the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Gold-level rating, to open lift-served mountain biking access for 2014 when Town Lift opens Friday, June 6. Town Lift’s first day of operation marks the first day of official mountain biking operations at PCMR.
May 27, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort is awarding $35,000 to 26 local nonprofit organizations as part of its 2014 Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund initiative.
May 20, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort is the first of Park City’s resorts to open for summer when it begins operations Friday, May 23.
On Earth Day, Park City Mountain Resort Awards $7,000 to Local Eco-Friendly Initiatives Through ‘Protect Your Playground’ Program
April 22, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort today announced it is awarding $7,000 in grants to three local projects devoted to promoting environmental sustainability in the Park City area. The projects were identified for funding through PCMR’s Protect Your Playground campaign which enlisted local individuals to submit innovative, eco-focused ideas to help protect natural resources in the Park City community.
Park City Mountain Resort Closes Its 50th Anniversary Season with Traditional Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 20
April 10, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort’s historic Golden Anniversary season closes with the resort’s traditional Easter Egg Hunts on its final day of winter operations, Easter Sunday, April 20. The program includes: free hot chocolate and pastries for guests; an on-snow egg hunt near the base area for its youngest guests; an on-mountain hunt on First Time run for youth guests on skis; and its all-mountain hunt open to all guests. Two Golden Eggs hidden on the mountain will each hold a 2014-15 season pass.
April 2, 2014
Season passes for Park City Mountain Resort’s 2014-15 season go on sale Friday, April 4 with new pricing and benefits.
March 25, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort hosts an "Evolution of Freestyle Skiing" day-long festival Friday, April 4, featuring: a meet & greet with freeskiing legends; a Flying Ace All-Stars trampoline demonstration; live musc and a retro ski fashion show.
March 20, 2014
U.S. Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety returns to the mountain where he learned to ski and race Saturday, March 29 when Park City Mountain Resort, in cooperation with Coca-Cola, hosts a welcome celebration for the Sochi Games and World Cup champion. Ted will sign autographs and take pictures with the public 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the resort plaza.
March 18, 2014
Local Park City barkeeps and restaurant employees will hit the race course to determine the mountain town’s supreme mixologist when Park City Mountain Resort hosts the inaugural PCMR Miller Lite Bartenders’ Cup Tuesday, April 8.
March 13, 2014
Snowasis, Park City Mountain Resort’s family-themed spring carnival, returns with an expanded nine-day schedule in 2014. A program of on-snow games, live performers, s’mores roasting, scavenger hunts, an avalanche dog meet ‘n greet and more was too big for a single week, leading to an expanded schedule in 2014. All Snowasis events are free and open to the public.
March 5, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort’s Golden Anniversary celebration continues this spring with a jam-packed events schedule including live music, après events, on-snow family activities and the resort’s traditional Easter Celebration.
February 27, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort athlete, and Sochi gold medalist, Sage Kotsenburg will appear on the cover of a commemorative Wheaties box scheduled to hit store shelves this spring.
February 14, 2014
The first week of Winter Games competition has wrapped with Park City Mountain Resort’s sponsored athletes – Sage Kotsenburg, Joss Christensen and Torah Bright – dominating their events with three medals (two gold, one silver) between them. As of Friday morning, PCMR would be tied for 8th (China) in the official Sochi 2014 medal count.
January 29, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort will be well represented at the Winter Games when they open next week, with three of its own sponsored athletes among the Team USA contingency in Sochi. Ted Ligety (Ski Alpine), Sage Kotsenburg (Snowboard Slopestyle) and Joss Christensen (Ski Slopestyle) will each be medal contenders in their respective events.
January 17, 2014
Park City Mountain Resort’s pro ski athletes dominated the Men’s Slopestyle finals on their home soil at today’s Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face – with three Park City All Stars finishing in the top five. PCMR athlete, and Park City native, Alex Schlopy finished atop the podium.
Park City Mountain Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Saturday, Dec 21 With Full Program of Special Events
December 18, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort celebrates its 50th anniversary this Saturday, December 21 – 50 years to the day since it opened in 1963 – with a day-long celebration half a century in the making.
Park City Mountain Resort to Host Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Presented by The North Face, Crucial Olympic Qualifying Event, January 17-18, 2014
December 16, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort hosts the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Presented by The North Face January 17-18, 2014 in King’s Crown park and the Eagle Superpipe – followed by the official naming ceremony for the first ever U.S. Olympic Freeskiing Team. The competition will be a crucial Olympic qualifying event, with freeskiing making its Olympic debut just weeks later at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Park City Mountain Resort’s Golden Anniversary Celebration Continues With Traditional Holiday Events
December 9, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort’s Golden Anniversary celebration continues with the return of its traditional holiday celebrations, including one as old as the resort itself.
November 26, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort introduces its Golden Anniversary Ale, a signature beer created in collaboration with Wasatch Brewery and celebrating PCMR’s 50th anniversary season.
November 26, 2013
Gorgoza Tubing Park will be open to guests this Thanksgiving Weekend when it begins operation on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Gorgoza’s seven lift-served and lighted tubing lanes will observe extended holiday hours November 27 – December 1 before beginning regular season operation December 2.
November 20, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort opens for its 50th anniversary season this Saturday, November 23 with a program of celebratory events, giveaways, the debut of its Golden Anniversary Ale and, of course, snow.
October 10, 2013
A limited number of specially priced $25 Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Days lift tickets are now on sale, with all proceeds benefiting the Park City Museum. Since 2003, Benefit Days ticket sales have raised more than $550,000 for non-profit organizations in the Park City area.
September 12, 2013
The world premiere of "IRPC: SKI" to be hosted at Park City Mountain Resort's PayDay Base Area Saturday, September 14. Admission is free, the evening begins with an autograph session at 7pm.
September 5, 2013
With best available pricing in its final days, now is the last chance to save on Park City Mountain Resort’s 50th anniversary season passes – all pass prices increase after Sunday, September 15.
Alta, Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and Snowbird to Share Lift Privileges with Qualifying Season Passholders for 2013-14 Season
August 1, 2013
Alta Ski Area, Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort are pleased to announce that qualifying 2013-14 season passholders at any one resort will receive three free days of lift access at each of the other three mountains in 2013-14.
May 15, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort is the first resort in Park City to open for summer when it begins the season Friday, May 24 for Memorial Day Weekend with a brand new summer chairlift.
May 9, 2013
Special limited-time pricing on season passes for Park City Mountain Resort’s Golden Anniversary 2013-14 winter season is in its final days – best prices of the year expire after Wednesday, May 15.
April 8, 2013
Season passes for our 50th anniversary season are on sale now, and at the year's best price for a limited time.
March 29, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort, in conjunction with the Park City Ski Team and U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, proudly welcomes Park City native, U.S. Ski Team alpine racer and lifetime Park City Mountain Resort skier Ted Ligety home from an historic World Cup season on April 6. The homecoming, held in the resort plaza, will be free and the public is encouraged to attend.
March 26, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort today announced the appointment of Matt Gebo as the resort’s new director of marketing and communications. Effective in April, Gebo will assume responsibility for the development and management of all brand marketing and communications efforts for the resort.
March 20, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort, recently recognized by the editors of SKI Magazine as North America’s #1 Family Vacation, hosts Snowasis in the Snow March 25-31 – a weeklong program of family-oriented on-mountain events: from an avalanche dog meet ‘n greet to a kids carnival & parade, an on-mountain karaoke party and more! There’s no better family springtime destination than Park City Mountain Resort, next week it celebrates with its guests makes it one of the world’s premier family resorts with an unforgettable winter retreat.
March 14, 2013
There’s never been a better time for guests to enjoy Park City Mountain Resort under the stars than now, with PCMR night skiing and riding tickets available for 50% off at area Ski ‘N See and Arcs locations (with the exception of the Ski ‘N See location at Park City Mountain Resort). Park City Mountain Resort keeps three lifts, two runs and a terrain park open until 9:00 p.m. every night through March 31.
Park City Mountain Resort’s New Teen-Specific Program Lets 15-17 Year Olds Discover The Mountain Their Own Way
March 12, 2013
Teen Select lets skiers and snowboarders ages 15-17 discover the mountain in a group all their own.
February 15, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort is recognized as the West’s most sustainable ski resort for 2013 for reasons including: its use of energy efficient fixtures in on-mountain facilities, the Resort’s purchasing of wind power to offset 100% of its electrical consumption, its support and promotion of public transportation for its employees and an overall reduction of the Resort’s carbon footprint by more than 50%.
February 14, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort is preparing for a big spring season with a host of events, concerts and specialized instruction camps over the season’s final two months.
February 5, 2013
NBC’s TODAY show is celebrating the one-year countdown to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia this week and Park City Mountain Resort plays a central role with the design and construction of a slopestyle course in New York City’s Rockefeller Center.
January 22, 2013
Park City is preparing to observe its 50th anniversary during the 2013-14 winter season, and is collecting guests' stories from a half century of skiing and riding the mountain now. Selected stories will be developed into videos and shared on the Resort's YouTube channel throughout the golden anniversary.
Park City Mountain Resort to Host Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Snowboarding & Freeskiing Halfpipe and Paul Mitchell Progression Session Big Air Competitions January 30-February 2, 2013
January 3, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort hosts the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Snowboarding and Freeskiing Halfpipe competitions February 1-2, 2013 in its Eagle Superpipe. Some of the world’s best snowboarders and freeskiers are expected to take advantage of the opportunity to earn points toward qualifying for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, which will include halfpipe medal events for both snowboarders and freeskiers.
Park City Mountain Resort Celebrates the Holiday Season when Santa Comes Down the Resort’s Town Lift and Marshals 49th Annual Torchlight Parade
December 7, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort celebrates the holiday season in spectacular fashion when Santa comes down the Town Lift on Saturday, December 15 and leads the Resort’s Torchlight Parade on Christmas Eve. Both events are free and open to the public.
November 19, 2012
Gorgoza Tubing Park will open to guests this Thanksgiving Weekend when it begins operation on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Gorgoza’s seven lift-served and lighted tubing lanes will be open noon – 8.p.m. November 21-25.
November 14, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort opens for the 2012-13 winter season this Saturday, November 17. PayDay, First Time, 3 Kings and the two conveyor lifts located in the “Learner Zone” will begin turning promptly at 9 a.m. Opening Day events continue throughout the day with a traditional snow blessing at noon and an après concert featuring Muddpuddle in the Resort Plaza at 1 p.m.
October 26, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort heads into the 2012-13 winter season with a hail of new awards that distinguish it as one of North America’s finest resorts, single out its unparalleled mountain access and praise its uniquely progressive terrain parks.
October 11, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort today announced the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter as the recipient of the proceeds from the 10th annual Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Days. A limited number of specially priced $25 lift tickets will go on sale beginning Monday, October 15 and will be valid from Opening Day to December 16. Specially priced tickets for Park City Mountain Resort’s Benefit Days can be purchased beginning October 15 for $25 at Park City Mountain Resort’s Resort Services Office; Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Jans and Cole Sport locations in Park City and Sports Den in Salt Lake City.
August 8, 2012
Fall is just around the corner and that means the best prices on Park City Mountain Resort’s 2012-2013 season passes are available for a limited time.
May 22, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort kicks off the 2012 summer season Friday, May 25, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, with a variety of adventures for guests of virtually any age.
May 10, 2012
Park City Mountain Resort and The Park City Foundation today announced that over $25,000 has been awarded to local nonprofit organizations who applied for grants from the newly created Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund. Funded by Park City Mountain Resort and managed through The Park City Foundation, the Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund supports nonprofit organizations in Summit County that provide the community with effective programs in the areas of environmental stewardship, children and athletics, education and social services and humanitarian aid to people in need.
Park City Mountain Resort and Neff Headwear Announce Partnership on Exclusive Neff Land Terrain Park
May 3, 2012
Neff Land, opening for the 2012-2013 season, will combine features designed and built by Park City Mountain Resort's terrain park crew with a style and atmosphere straight from the design team for one of the active lifestyle accessory and apparel market's leading brands. Park City Mountain Resort’s award-winning parks and pipe are consistently recognized as among the most progressive in North America, Neff Land represents the latest example of the Resort’s position at the forefront of the park scene.
April 6, 2012
Season passes for 2012-2013 at Park City Mountain Resort are now available purchase at rates that, until May 15, make them among Utah's most affordable season passes.
March 5, 2012
Brian Suhadolc, a 20-year veteran of the Resort, has been promoted to Director of Mountain and Base Operations. In his new role, Suhadolc will oversee day-to-day operations of the Resort including slope maintenance, lift operations, lift maintenance, buildings, mountain patrol, terrain parks and race departments.
February 16, 2012
3-day freestyle camps, inspired by the "I Ride Park City" video episodes and the innovative athletes who star in them, combine training in the terrain parks with video shooting and editing. Camps are open to intermediate/advanced-level skiers and snowboarders with all levels of terrain park experience, and will be offered during Presidents' Week and Spring Break.
January 5, 2012
Introducing an engaging new way for guests to plan, track and share their Park City Mountain Resort experience with the release of the Resort's official app for iPhone, iPad and Android.
December 21, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort’s 22-foot Eagle Superpipe opened to the public for the 2011-2012 season on Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Dirtwork completed this past summer allowed the pipe to open several weeks earlier than last season and makes it Utah’s first halfpipe of the 2011-2012 season.
December 13, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort celebrates the holiday season in spectacular fashion when Santa visits Town Lift Plaza on Saturday, December 17 and leads the Resort’s Torchlight Parade on Christmas Eve. Both events are free and open to the public.
November 22, 2011
Chefs Brian Prusse and Adriaan Hager bring a combined 46 years of culinary experience to Park City Mountain Resort, with new direction to the menus and an emphasis on homemade dishes.
November 19, 2011
The Resort opens with three lifts and eight runs available to skiers and snowboarders, with six new inches of snow overnight helping to make one of the biggest Opening Days for the Resort in years.
November 15, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort announces it will open Saturday, November 19 with three lifts running and seven runs scheduled to be open.
November 15, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort opens for the 2011-12 winter season this Saturday, November 19. PayDay, First Time, 3 Kings and the two conveyor lifts located in the new “Learner Zone” will begin turning promptly at 9 a.m.
November 7, 2011
Registration is now open for StartNOW, providing five sessions of instruction for first-time ski and snowboard students who are Utah residents, for less than $40 per session.
October 26, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort announces the Summit Land Conservancy as the benefactor of the proceeds from the Resort's ninth annual Benefit Days. Additional tickets will also be sold to raise money for the newly created Park City Mountain Resort Legacy Fund, which will be used to continue the Resort's support of local non-profit organizations.
October 13, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort’s Snowmamas.com, an online resource for families planning winter vacations, today named six new members to the team. This year’s additions include the first international Snowmama and first “official” Snowpapa.
October 6, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort has been named the “#1 Family Vacation” from the editors of SKI Magazine. The award is part of SKI Magazine’s “Lifestyle” winners that it added last year as part of its “Top 60 Resort Awards”.
September 22, 2011
Park City Mountain Resort announces the addition of Kazu Kokubo to the Park City All Star team. As part of the partnership, Kazu will call Park City Mountain Resort his home mountain and will primarily train in the world renowned Eagle Superpipe.
September 12, 2011
Best prices for the Resort's innovative "My Pass. My Way." season passes are in the final days of availability as the countdown to Thursday's deadline continues. Prices increase beginning Friday, September 16.
July 27, 2011
“I Ride Park City,” Park City Mountain Resort’s action sports brand announces enhancements for the 2011-2012 winter season, including a new 3 Kings Chairlift, a permanent Cobra Dogs structure, additions to the PC All Star team and a newly launched website, irideparkcity.tv.
July 26, 2011
The Resort continues its commitment to creating an unsurpassed and environmentally friendly on-mountain experience with improvements for a wide variety of skiers and riders of all abilities.
June 16, 2011
"My Pass. My Way." lets season guests custom build the right pass at the right price. Passes now available at a special Early Season rate.
May 24, 2011
Summer season begins at Park City Mountain Resort on Friday, May 27 with a variety of summer adventures for all ages.
March 30, 2011
The resort announces an extension of its winter season to Sunday, April 17 and will sell single-day lift tickets to Deer Valley and Canyons season pass holders at a special rate.
March 25, 2011
A generous snowfall in March is extending the winter season for an additional week, with special rates offered through the Spring Powder Package.
March 11, 2011
New family programs added for Spring Break at the Resort including: expanded snowboard instruction, mountain tours for women, an apres ski cooking clinic for kids, and Easter activities including an egg hunt.
February 5, 2011
Alex Schlopy and Anna Segal Win FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships Inaugural Slopestyle Competition
February 3, 2011
January 6, 2011
FIS Freestyle World Ski Championship Organizers Announce the Addition of Slopestyle Skiing to the Event
December 29, 2010
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August 24, 2010
Park City Mountain Resort Announces $4.5 Million in Capital Improvements for the 2010-2011 Winter Season
August 10, 2010