The Canyons Resort Extends Weekend Hours of Operation
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Canyons Resort extends weekend hours of operation for remainder of season
Solidifies the Resort's reputation as Utah's ultimate spring skiing and riding destination
(Park City, Utah) March 22, 2010" In celebration of daylight savings time and the spring skiing and riding season, The Canyons Resort, Utah's largest ski and snowboard resort, will be extending weekend hours on select lifts for the remainder of the season. Beginning Friday, March 26th, guests will enjoy an extra hour of skiing and riding on the High Meadow and Saddleback Express lifts, as well as the Flight of The Canyons gondola. Guests will be able to load these lifts until 5pm on weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) until closing day on April 11th.
The Adventure Park located on Painted Horse off of Saddleback Express will also stay open until 5pm for guests who want to practice their tricks in a terrain park designed both for the novice and more advanced park riders. The adventure terrain park includes a mix of easy and more challenging features and jumps including some of terrain park manager, Steve Duke's famous innovations.
The Canyons extended skiing and riding hours continue to validate the Resort's reputation as the ultimate destination for spring travelers to Utah. The extended hours coincide with Utah's largest and best spring event, Spring GrÃ¼v 2010, which kicks off with Pond Skimming on March 27th. Included in the lineup of Spring GrÃ¼v events are concerts by national acts such as Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Fishbone, Robert Randolph and the Family Band and The Soulistics. All concerts are free and open to the public. For more information on events and special lodging packages, visit www.springgruv.com.
The Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah is the largest single ski and snowboard resort in Utah and one of the largest in the United States. Located just four miles from Park City's historic Main Street, The Canyons averages 350 inches of powder soft snow annually while offering 3,700 acres of diverse terrain over eight mountains with 163 trails. Lodging properties managed by The Canyons staff are located in the resort village and consist of the four diamond Grand Summit Hotel, Sundial Lodge, Silverado Lodge, as well as the newest luxury accommodations: Escala Lodges and Sunrise at Escala. A variety of dining options ranging from fine dining to more casual atmospheres can be found both on the mountain and within the resort village. Additional details are available at: www.thecanyons.com.