Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Park City Mountain Resort Announces 2016-17 Winter Operating Dates

The Park City Base Area will open for the 2016-17 winter season on Friday, November 18 Canyons Village will open on Wednesday, November 23 Park City will close for the season on Sunday, April 16

PARK CITY, UT (May 2016) – Today, Park City Mountain Resort announced operating dates for the 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season. The Park City Base Area will open on Friday, November 18, and Canyons Village will open on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Park City will close for the season on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

In 2015, Park City Mountain Resort made its debut as the largest ski and snowboard resort in the United States after investing $50 million in capital improvements to connect the former Park City and Canyons Resorts. This year, Park City will open for winter operations on a Friday, a day earlier than its traditional Saturday opening. Canyons Village will also open earlier, the day before Thanksgiving, allowing guests to enjoy more of their holiday experience on the slopes. The 2016-17 season will extend through Easter Sunday. For more information visit

The Epic SchoolKids Utah Pack is also returning to Park City Mountain Resort for the 2016-2017 winter season giving all Utah kindergarten through fifth graders the opportunity to access five free days of skiing or riding at Park City. Utah families who wish to participate in the free program must enroll by May 30, 2016. Online registration is now open at

Park City is currently selling the Epic Local Pass for the 2016-2017 season at the lowest guaranteed price and is offering benefits to guests who purchase early. Spring pricing starts at $609 for an adult Epic Local Pass with limited restrictions. Epic season passes, including the Epic Local Pass, are currently available for purchase online at


About Park City Mountain Resort

With thrilling adventures across more than 7,300 acres, Park City is the single largest ski and snowboard resort in the United States. Recently combined with Canyons Resort, more than $50 million in improvements were made, including adding a new eight-passenger gondola connection throughout the resort, along with the new King Con Express Six-pack and Motherlode Express Quad. With over 300 trails, 41 lifts, seven terrain parks, six natural half pipes, one super pipe and one mini pipe, plus many diverse ski-in/ski-out and village adjacent lodging properties, and dining opportunities, Park City is an easily accessible, world-class mountain destination located in an authentic and historic western town. For more information visit  

About Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine 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; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company 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, Wyoming. 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