2014-2015 Utah Ski Season Update

November 14th, 2014 by BBIU

Several newsworthy items are up for this coming winter season. Check the individual resort websites for more details, ticket prices, dining options, and events… and always find a nearby Bed and Breakfast Inns of Utah members for great lodging alternatives.Utah Ski Resorts Map
North
Powder Mountain – Ogden Valley – check for 42nd Anniversary specials .
Nordic Valley – Ogden Valley – New owners of Wolf Mountain have gone back to the old name, but there is a lot that is new, too.
Snowbasin – Ogden Valley – known as the 2002 Olympic Downhill venue, it is home to The Dining Discovery program of culinary experience.
Beaver Mountain in Logan Canyon locally owned and operated. Popular with locals and students at Utah State University. Check out the new cafe offerings.
Cherry Peak Resort, north of Logan, is a whole NEW resort. There is skiing, tubing and ice skating – with something for the whole family.
Wasatch Back
The Park City side of the range includes Deer Valley Resort which boasts annual top ranking in Ski publications. There is always something “new” at Deer Valley.
Biggest news for Park City Mountain Resort is that it is now “Epic” – a member of the Vail brand of resorts. Look for news on upgrades and enhancements with a Vail touch.
Canyons, another Vail Resort, has numerous upgrades in the works as well
Wasatch Front
In Big Cottonwood Canyon – Brighton Resort remains an affordable alternative for families.
Solitude Mountain Resort was recently purchased by Deer Valley, so season pass holders at either can enjoy four days at the other resort included. New lift and food service coming in 2015.
Little Cottonwood Canyon boasts the likes of Alta, celebrating its 75th Ski Season. Alta alas has agreements with Deer Valley and Snowbird Resorts.
Snowbird Resort with its famed Tram, will roll out a new restaurant/restroom/ski patrol/”hangout” on Hidden Peak in the near future.
Sundance Mountain Resort, accessed from Provo Canyon, continues to please with awesome terrain, awesome food, and jaw-dropping views from the top. A tie-in with Brian Head Resort in southern Utah is appealing.
South/Central Utah
Brian Head celebrates its 50th this season by opening new terrain and a new lift.
Eagle Point Ski Resort in Beaver UT, is another “new kid on the block”. In its first full season as Eagle Point, this resort has been around since the 70’s, and has been known as Mt Holly and Elk Meadows. One of a few “boutique” resorts, the owners plan on providing fine terrain, fine service and a great experience.
Skiutah.com remains your “go-to” site for everything Utah Skiing.
Most of the above resorts also offer terrain parks and race events, and many offer cross country trails and snowshoeing.
Be sure to check with your Bed and Breakfast Inns of Utah Innkeepers for additional news, and perhaps they’ll even share info on their own favorite runs or restaurants.


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