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Park City Golf Course is ready!!

 Consistently ranked as one of the premier public golf courses in the intermountain region, Park City Golf Club offers a challenging game at one of the state’s most enviable locations.

First built in 1964 as a nine-hole course, this William Neff, signature golf course was redesigned to its current 18-holes in 1973. In 2003, #18 was redesigned by William Neff Jr., and has proven to be one of the classic finishing holes in Utah. In addition to providing professionally designed and well kept greens, Park City Golf Club’s elevation of 6700 feet can actually add distance to your shots while you play on a course that is typically 10 to 15 degrees cooler than most courses in the area-a definite bonus during the hot summer months.

Come visit us at Park City Golf Club and discover what makes Park City a year-round resort destination

 

Book any room at Old Town Guest House, just a few blocks from the gold course for $129/ night!!  Rate includes a healthy breakfast to help you hit the ball straight and far!!!

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Summer is Here!! Bright Lights and Big Nights Concert Series

Show Times & Individual Ticket Prices:

All concerts rain or shine.

July 4

Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys, Alejandro Escovedo

Gates open at 5:00 p.m.  Show starts at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $65, $55, $45 in reserved, $35 for lawn.

July 15

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Railroad Earth

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $65, $55, $45 in reserved, $35 for lawn.

August 4

Darlene Love & Muscle Shoals Live

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $65, $55, $45 in reserved, $35 for lawn.

August 17

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $85, $75, $65 in reserved, $40 for lawn.

August 24

Jewel

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $85, $75, $65 in reserved, $40 for lawn.

August 31 

One Republic, Sara Bareilles, Churchill…

Gates open at 5:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $85, $75, $65 in reserved, $40 for lawn.

 

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15 inches of new snow!!!

Utah’s Wasatch Mountains enjoyed a Monster Dump, with 15” falling yesterday! This is no April fools’ joke, the skiing is deep with more storms lining up towards the end of the weekend.

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Top 10 Reasons to Love Spring Skiing and Riding

 

My Top 10 Reasons to love spring skiing and riding.

  1. Goggle tans – remember to apply your sunblock.
  2. Skiing the decks – great excuse to visit the Snow Hut, Summit House, Mid-Mountain Lodge and The Shack all in one day.
  3. Slush bumps – I’m not a bump skier unless it’s spring and slushy.
  4. Spring Sales – currently at 30% off at Legacy Sports.
  5. Daylight Savings Time has changed so the snow stays firm for the morning -
  6. Silly costumes – be creative, have fun, or just enjoy what you see sliding around on the slopes.
  7. Fun and free events – this week we have Apres Concerts and Snowasis in the Snow
  8. Wind Shirts – my wife hates mine, but I think they’re awesome (and these aren’t even all that ugly).
  9. Lift ticket deals – check out 50% off night skiing (closes on March 31, 2013) and other great specials.
  10. Only seven more months until the 2013-2014 winter season!

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Top 10 Reasons to Love Spring Skiing and Riding

 

My Top 10 Reasons to love spring skiing and riding.

  1. Goggle tans – remember to apply your sunblock.
  2. Skiing the decks – great excuse to visit the Snow Hut, Summit House, Mid-Mountain Lodge and The Shack all in one day.
  3. Slush bumps – I’m not a bump skier unless it’s spring and slushy.
  4. Spring Sales – currently at 30% off at Legacy Sports.
  5. Daylight Savings Time has changed so the snow stays firm for the morning – check out my tips for how to best ski the mountain in the spring.
  6. Silly costumes – be creative, have fun, or just enjoy what you see sliding around on the slopes.
  7. Fun and free events – this week we have Apres Concerts and Snowasis in the Snow
  8. Wind Shirts – my wife hates mine, but I think they’re awesome (and these aren’t even all that ugly).
  9. Lift ticket deals – check out 50% off night skiing (closes on March 31, 2013) and other great specials.
  10. Only seven more months until the 2013-2014 winter season!
  11. Ok – I lied, there’s one more reason – I’ve had some of my best powder days ever in the spring – this shot was taken on March 30th a few seasons back!

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Sprin Gruv at Canyons

 

Canyons presents the 6th annual Spring Grüv . For 10 days we’ll be having huge, free concerts in the Resort Village, as well as the famous Pond Skimming Contest!

Event Calendar:

Saturday, March 23

Sunday, March 24

Saturday, March 30

Sunday, March 31

 

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The Shack at Park City

 

These warm spring days are the perfect time to get some great turns, then kick back and work on your goggle tan in the sunshine. And if that’s part of your on-mountain game, there’s no better spot to be than the deck outside The Shack – our spot for burritos and street style tacos at the bottom of 3 Kings Lift and the Eagle Superpipe.

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Whether you’re into the Kings Crown burrito’s carne asada, the 3 Kings’ carne asada and grilled chicken, the Green King’s black beans or you want to make your own with the Park Builder burrito, the Shack has what you need to fill your belly after a day of lapping the mountain (eat like a local and order yours with the Shack’s signature King Sauce). Wash it down with an ice-cold soda or a frosty beer on the deck while watching the goings-on in the superpipe and you’ve got yourself the perfect spring afternoon!

If you’re coming out to the mini park for this weekend’s TransWorld TransAm finals, there’s no better spot to hang  Come out for Saturday’s TransWorld TransAm tour finals at the mini park just below the Eagle Superpipe, and enjoy a perfect lunch spot outdoors on the Shack’s deck, or on a seat in one of the old PCMR gondola cars steps away from the pick-up window.

 

 

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Park City Upcoming Events!

MARCH

3/8

Bowfire – Eccles Center for the Performing Arts

3/9

Spring Concert: Trezz Hombres – Canyons Resort

Marvel’s Super Heros – Eccles Center for the Performing Arts

3/16

Spring Concert: The Drunken Hearts – Canyons Resort

3/23

National Ability Center Ski Challenge – Park City Mtn. Resort, Eagle Race Arena

Spring Gruv Pond Skimming & Concert: North Mississippi Allstars – Canyons Resort

Vox Lumiere, Peter Pan – Eccles Center for the Performing Arts

3/24

Spring Gruv Concert: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band – Canyons Resort

3/30

Spring Gruv Concert: Toots and the Maytals – Canyons Resort

3/31

Easter

Easter Egg Hunt – Park City Mtn. Resort – Kids Korral  9 AM

Easter Bunny visits Deer Valley – Snow Park Lodge 11 AM

Easter Egg Hunt – Canyons Resort Village 11 AM

Spring Gruv Concert: Euforquestra – Canyons Resort

 

APRIL

4/5-4/7

13th Annual Park City Follies – Egyptian Theatre

4/6

ETHEL with Todd Rundgren – Eccles Center for the Performing Arts

4/8-4/22

Spring Chamber Music Festival

4/11

Wild and Scenic Film Festival – Jim Santy Auditorium

4/14

Park City Mountain, Canyons and Deer Valley Resorts – Closing Day

*Subject to change based on conditions.

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This is an awesome article from NY Magazine on Park City!!!

Get Off the Slopes in Park City

Sundance and skiing are still the main draws, but a rising restaurant scene and a host of other winter sport options are among the newest reasons to visit Utah’s most popular resort town now.

1. Where to Stay

 

 

The Waldorf Astoria Park City opened in 2009 and offers some of the top accommodations in town.

(Photo: Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Park City)

Head from the bustle of historic Main Street to a homey room at Old Town Guest House (from $169), a cozy bed and breakfast where you’ll find a back deck with lounge chairs and an outdoor hot tub. Like many B&Bs, this one has a country-cabin feel, but it stands out thanks to the local innkeeper with decades of experience who can advise you on everything from the best ski classes to where to get a much-needed massage.

 

Opt for convenience at the Canyons Grand Summit Hotel (from $199), adjacent to the Resort Village’s impressive selection of restaurants and shops, where you’ll also have easy access to Canyons’ 182 ski runs as well as activities like zip-lining and heli-skiing. The property makes an impressive first impression with a triple-high entry hall featuring a huge stone fireplace, but the wide availability of comfortably furnished multi-bedroom units also makes it a great choice for families.

 

Splurge like a Sundance celebrity at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Park City (from $600), where the sumptuously appointed lobby features Oriental rugs and lamps fashioned from Ming Dynasty vases blended with rustic touches like a metal deer sculpture. The aesthetic carries over to the sophisticated rooms, many of which have fireplaces, balconies, and full kitchens, while the amenities are all about pampering: ready-to-cook meals (part of the newly launched Be Your Own Chef program), Pilates facilities, and a private gondola to the Resort Village.

 

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The Crater at the Homestead Resort

Snow is on the ground, but that’s no reason to pass up a dip in Utah’s natural waters—especially if it’s nice and steamy.

The Crater at the Homestead Resort in Midway is a geothermal spring hidden in a 55-foot-tall beehive shaped hill with a hole at the top, which formed over 10,000 years as melting snow from the Wasatch seeped into the ground and heated by the earth’s interior, made its way to the surface. And going into these waters is essential for any Utahn.

The resort created a tunnel through the hill for easy access to the crater’s water, which is 90–96 degrees. Guests swim, snorkel or just enjoy a therapeutic dip. You can even get your scuba diving certification at The Crater.

Hours:

12–8 p.m., Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sunday

Call 435-657-3840 for reservations. Guests are asked to check in at the Homestead’s Acitivity Center about 15 minutes prior to the activity.