A Quick Guide to Skiing in Park City


Winter in Park City | December 7, 2020

If there’s one thing we know in Park City— it’s skiing. With over 10,000 skiable acres, the largest ski resort in the country (Park City Mountain), and runs for every experience and age level, there’s something ski-worthy for everyone in Park City. 

Winter sports have always been a naturally socially distant activity, so this year it’s the perfect time to explore the epic powder. Read on for a quick guide on the best skiing and snowboarding in Park City for the 2020/2021 winter season.

Park City Mountain

For snowboarders, fewer resorts can compare to Park City Mountain. Filled to the brim with all sorts of terrain pipes and half-pipes, you’ll find a massive array of freestyle terrain here. And if you’re looking for more classic ski runs, Park City Mountain has some of the best runs and moguls in the world. The sheer variety of ski runs is limitless— so everyone from newbies to experts will be pleased.

Precautions have been taken this year to ensure safety during the pandemic, so Park City Mountain is requiring reservations. Check out their website for more information on reserving your spot. 

Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley prides itself on its exceptional customer service— and you’ll notice it everywhere. From the helpful attendants and ski valets at the lifts to the barista brewing your pre-ski coffee, Deer Valley is completely delightful. With a larger percentage of beginner terrain than the other resorts, those new to skiing and snowboarding will feel right at home. But experts rest assured— there are challenging black diamond runs here, too. 

Even before the pandemic, Deer Valley has limited the number of passes they sell to ensure that the slopes don’t get too crowded. Visit their website to purchase your pass.

Canyons Village 

This family-friendly and accomodating ski resort is the first base area you come to when you arrive in Park City from Salt Lake City airport. Plenty of ski schools and lots of shops in the Canyon Village courtyard make this your one-stop-shop for all you need to hit the slopes— with confidence and style. There’s also the Orange Bubble Express— a bubbled (and heated!) chairlift that you have to experience for yourself. You’ll also want to grab a bit to eat at The Farm, the award-winning restaurant in Canyons Village that only serves the freshest farm-to-table fare. 

Visit their website to learn about their lift pass policy or to make reservations.

There’s a reason that the 2002 Olympic Games were held here— the powdery perfection and assortment of ski runs is unmatched. Find your ideal Park City rental home at PC Moose Management, and we can help you with lift tickets and reservations, too. A condominium like Ski Team 4 has space for six people, a crackling wood-burning fireplace, and the Park City Mountain Resort is only a couple of blocks away. Black Rock Ridge 1175 is spacious and elegant, offers two private master suites, and has views of the Deer Valley ski runs.

While you’re here, you may want to explore other ski resorts that are close by. Cottonwoods Canyon is about a 45-minute drive from Park City and well worth the trip. Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, and Solitude all include runs for beginners to experts and everything in between, plus fun shopping, delicious dining, and nightlife too. Learn a bit more about these alternative ski resorts here, and check out our homes in Cottonwood Heights here.

Give us a call today, and start planning your next winter getaway to the powdery ski paradise of Park City.