Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Park City Mountain Announces 2017-18 Winter Operating Dates

The Park City Base Area will open for the 2017-18 winter season on Friday, November 17, 2017 Canyons Village will open on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

PARK CITY, UT (May 2017) – Today, Park City Mountain announced operating dates for the 2017-18 ski and snowboard season. The Park City Base Area is scheduled to open on Friday, November 17, 2017 and the Canyons Village Base Area is scheduled to open on Wednesday, November 22. Park City Mountain will close for the season on Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Last season, Park City Mountain enjoyed one of the snowiest winters in years with 455 inches of fresh powder at the Jupiter Snow Stake. With snow on the mind, now is the best time to start planning for next year’s ski season and once again, kids get to ski free at Park City Mountain through the Epic SchoolKids Utah program. Utah kindergarten through fifth graders can sign up for the free program online now and will get five free days of skiing or riding at Park City Mountain next season. Online registration is open for a limited time at  

Those already dreaming of fresh powder turns will find the best deal on a Park City ski vacation with the Epic Local Pass. Available now for $639, the Epic Local Pass offers direct-to-lift access and unlimited days of skiing with only 11 holiday restrictions at Park City Mountain. In addition to Park City skiing, the Local Pass also includes unlimited, unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado with limited restrictions at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe and a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek, Stowe and Whistler Blackcomb. Epic Local Passes are currently available for purchase online at


About Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort, the largest resort in the United States, is located in the heart of Park City, Utah, only a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport.  Park City bustles with activities year-round with two distinct base areas, nine hotels, thrilling family adventures and more than two dozen restaurants. In the summer of 2015, Park City completed the largest resort improvement project in the history of American skiing– boasting more than 7,300 acres of terrain, a brand new eight-passenger gondola, new restaurants, upgraded lifts and more.

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is