Park City Mountain Resort Now Open for 2011-2012 as First Chairs Depart
November 19, 2011
· Park City Mountain Resort opens with 6 new inches of snow overnight
· 3 lifts, 8 runs, 20 terrain park features and 1 jump open on Opening Day 2011
· Ted Ligety, Tanner Hall, Torah Bright, Tom Wallisch and others among those enjoying Opening Day on the mountain
The 2011-2012 season kicked off Saturday, November 19 at Park City Mountain Resort as the first chairs departed PayDay, First Time and 3 Kings lifts at exactly 9 a.m. MST.
Six inches of Utah powder fell Friday night, making an already festive day even more exciting Three lifts, eight runs, 20 terrain park features and one jump were all available on the first day of the season – making for one of the Resort’s biggest Opening Days in years.
Lift lines were populated well in advance, with the earliest guests staking their spots at 3 Kings lift 22 hours before lifts started running. Olympic gold medalist, and Park City native, Ted Ligety had his spot in line when PayDay lift began running and PC All Stars Tanner Hall, Tom Wallisch, Sage Kotsenburg, Joss Christensen, Aaron Bittner, Erin Comstock and Torah Bright were also on the snow for a successful season kick-off at Park City Mountain Resort.
Ted Ligety on skiing Park City Mountain Resort: “Park City’s home, I grew up here…whenever I can come back here and ski it’s always a good experience.”
Tanner Hall on the 20 features and jump available on Opening Day: “It shows they’re on the cutting edge of wanting to be the top resort. And that’s exactly what Park City is.”
*Opening Day photos available for download here, please use with photo courtesy: Park City Mountain Resort:http://www.parkcitymountain.com/mediacenter/multimedia/recent-media/index-photos.html
*Opening Day b-roll and interviews available for download here, please use with video courtesy: Park City Mountain Resort:http://www.parkcitymountain.com/mediacenter/multimedia/recent-media/index-videos.html
About Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort, named the “#1 Family Vacation” by the editors of SKI Magazine, is located in the heart of Park City, Utah and is only a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. For more information, visit www.parkcitymountain.com or call 800.222.PARK.
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