Park City Mountain Resort Opens for 2014 Summer Season on Memorial Day Weekend
· Daily operations begin Friday, May 23
· Summer attractions include: Utah’s longest alpine coaster; one of the world’s longest alpine slides; more than 70 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails
· Two new summer events added to calendar
· PayDay, Town, Crescent Chairlifts to run through summer season
· Summer operations continue through October 19
Park City, Utah (May 20, 2014) – Park City Mountain Resort is the first of Park City’s resorts to open for summer when it begins operations Friday, May 23.
The Resort’s collection of more than a dozen summer adventures returns in 2014, including: Utah’s longest alpine coaster; one of the world’s longest alpine slides; the ZipRider ® and Flying Eagle Zip Line; and more than 70 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails.
Two new summer events debut on the resort’s summer calendar in 2014. PCMR hosts The North Face Endurance Challenge’s first ever Utah event October 4-5 with a series of trail run distances including: 50 mile; 50k; marathon; marathon relay; half marathon; 10k and 5k. The resort also hosts the 2014 JANS/White Pine Touring Super Bike Demo on June 21, with the season’s newest bikes by Trek, Specialized, SCOTT, Santa Cruz and Rocky Mountain Bicycles available for free demos.
Three chairlifts will run through the summer. PayDay and Crescent Lifts will carry riders from the resort’s base area, while Town Lift will provide access to the mountain directly from the lodging, dining and shopping of Park City’s Historic Main Street.
The resort’s three lifts will open for the season on the following dates:
· PayDay Lift – May 23
· Town Lift – June 6
· Crescent Lift – June 21
A roster of kid-friendly activities includes: the Spider Slide; Climbing Web; boulders and climbing wall in the Adventure Zone; and the Legacy Launcher trampolines. Little Miners Park’s merry-go-round, airplane ride and mini-train cater to the resort’s youngest guests.
Legends Bar and Grill, located in the resort plaza, offers a full lunch and dinner menu while Crescent Burger serves made-to-order burgers, hand-cut fries and homemade shakes just steps from PayDay Chairlift.
Summer operations at Park City Mountain Resort continue through October 19, 2014.