United States’ largest alpine resort Park City opens up for bumper season

by James Wilkinson

Park City Mountain, the largest resort in the United States, has opened for the 2022/23 winter season, two days earlier than planned, and the earliest the mountain has opened since 1996.

Lifts and terrain are now open at both the Mountain Village and Canyons Village base areas and Park City Mountain’s operations teams have been making the most of cold temperatures and the first major snowstorms of the season since October 23.

Their work, combined with over 81 inches (2 metres) of natural snowfall from recent storms, is allowing for a highly-anticipated early start to winter.

“When it comes to skiing and riding, we know every day on the mountain counts, and we are excited to welcome guests back earlier than planned for the 2022/23 winter season,” said Park City Mountain Vice President and COO, Deirdra Walsh.

“I am so grateful to the entire Park City Mountain team who has shown incredible passion, commitment and hard work leading into the season.”

She said Park City Mountain will continue snowmaking operations and monitor the weather to expand terrain offerings in the coming weeks and guests can expect a lively opening day at both Mountain Village and Canyons Village, with DJs at both base areas and morning treats for early arrivers.

Walsh said guests who plan to visit this winter are encouraged to purchase their lift access in advance – whether that means a lift ticket, Epic Day Pass or season pass.

Lift tickets will be limited every day, across every resort, during the 2022-23 season in order to preserve the guest experience at each resort, she said, adding lift ticket availability will be visible on Park City Mountain’s lift tickets page.


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