Deer Valley Opens December 6th - Details

By Bob Winter Dec 3, 2008
Deer Valley Opens December 6th - Details

Deer Valley Resort is opening on Saturday, December 6, 2008.

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Here are some goodies until then- The Mariposa restaurant (located mid-mountain at Silver Lake Lodge) will be offering a two for one entrée special December 5 – 21, 2008. The Mariposa offers a blend of classic and current cuisine, as well as vegetarian and tasting menus. Reservations are necessary; please call 435-645-6715.

Deer Valley will be hosting the Deer Valley Celebrity SkiFest on Birdseye ski run on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7.

A ceremony, “A Celebration of the Life of Edgar Stern,” is open to the public and will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 6th on the Snow Park Lodge (base area lodge) Plaza.  Mr. Stern is the founder of Deer Valley.  A ski run near Perseverance Bowl will be named in Edgar Stern’s honor, photos and video of Edgar will be displayed throughout Snow Park Lodge, and guests will be invited to sign a guestbook, located in the Snow Park Lobby, for the Stern family. Dixieland Jazz will be performed by the Park City High School Jazz Allstars from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the Snow Park Plaza.

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The Snow Park Lounge will be re-dedicated and re-named this winter in honor of the Resort founder. The “Edgartini” will be the featured cocktail in the lounge that afternoon/evening, made Edgar’s favorite way – with Beefeater gin, straight up, extra dry, with a twist. From 3 to 6 p.m., featured entertainment in the Lounge will be the Salt Lake City Saints, also performing Dixieland Jazz. At 4:15 p.m., the Deer Valley synchronized ski team will perform on the lower mountain, best viewed from the upper deck of Snow Park Lodge.

30% of the proceeds from December 6th lift tickets will be donated to the charities of the families’ choice (10% to each charity): U.W. Medicine, Alzheimer’s Association, The United States Ski Team.

COST: Early Season lift ticket rate (until further notice)

Full Day: Half Day:
Adult $65 $45
Senior $46 $32
Child $39 $31
Tot $16 $12

LIFTS: 5 out of 22 lifts open: Sterling Express, Homestake, Silver Lake Express, Carpenter Express, and Burns.