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The Canyons Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Park City
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 2073m
  • Ski Season: October to April
  • Mountain Range: Wasatch Range (Rockies)
  • Number of Lifts: 13
  • Highest Lift (metres): 3045m
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 2073m
  • Number of Slopes: 134
  • Snowboarding: yes
  • Cross Country (km): no

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In nearby Park City, you can take a ride in the Historic Trolley down Main Street. You can also visit the Old Mining Museum, which captures the essence of the Old West in its exhibits and collections of memorabilia. Without a doubt the best way to appreciate the exquisite scenery of the area is to take a hot air balloon ride – this can be arranged from Park City. The Rocky Mountain Sleigh Company offers sleigh rides around Park City; this is an excellent option for children.

  • Languages: English Spanish
  • Temperatures: 6°C
  • Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
  • Population: 8000
  • Religion: Protestant 56% Roman Catholic 28% Jewish 2% other 4% none 10%
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For hearty stews and soups head for The Stew Pot at Deer Valley Plaza. The food here is affordable and the atmosphere is relaxed and casual. Mercato Mediterraneo is one of Park City’s finest restaurants serving traditional Italian opposite the Kimball Arts Centre off Main Street Cisero’s is a restaurant with a nightclub situated below where you can dance the night away.


This brand new resort is set to become one of the largest and most popular on the US ski circuit. At present, the park is not yet complete and so most people tend to visit nearby Park City for restaurants and nightlife. The ski school at the Canyons is excellent with a good reputation. Beginners have limited options here with slopes that tend to get crowded in busy periods. The expert slopes offer a real challenge to experienced skiers with some gut-wrenching runs that are really steep.

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