Canyons Resort Announces Summer Operations

05 May 2014
HIGHLIGHTS
·         Putting Course and Canyon Mountain Sports retail open Friday, May 23rd
·         Opening Day: Thursday, June 12th (Gondola rides, Bike Park, Zip Tour, hiking,
          fishing, disc golf)
·         The Farm at Canyons opens for dinner only starting Friday, June 20th
·         Farmers’ Market at Canyons: Wednesdays Noon – 6 p.m. (June 4th – mid-Oct.)
·         Annual July 3rd Fireworks Celebration and Concert: Thursday, July 3rd
·         Summer Concert Series: Saturdays, July 5th – Aug. 30th
·         Last day of Summer Lift Operations: Sunday, Oct. 5th

Park City, UT (April 30, 2014) – With the 2013-14 winter season at a close, Canyons Resort is gearing up for summer operations by announcing opening dates for the 2014 summer season. Retail shops and the Putting Course will open Friday, May 23rd, and full summer operations including Red Pine Gondola and Canyons Resort Bike Park will open Thursday, June12th.  Red Pine Gondola will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. until Sept. 1st, when operations will go to Thursday through Sunday until Oct.5th.This season, extended hours on Wednesdays until 8 p.m. allow both locals and visitors to enjoy late afternoon summer riding and hiking.  Red Tail Grill will remain open through the spring for lunch and dinner, adding breakfast to the operations starting Monday, June 2nd. The Farm will open for dinner only on Friday, June 20th.

Families can experience a wide variety of Canyons’ summer activity on one Family Adventure Pass.  For only $69 for adults and $59 for juniors ages 5-12, the Family Adventure Pass includes a gondola ticket, Putting Course access, 1 hour fishing rod rental, 1/2 hour boat rental and a ride on the Epic Zip Tour.

Back again, Canyons Resort’s Annual July3rd celebration is a great way to kick off the holiday weekend. The evening will commence on Thursday with family activities in the resort village beginning at 3 p.m., followed by The Soulistics taking the stage and a firework show at dusk. All activities are free to the public.

July 5th kicks off Canyons’ Free Summer Concert Series, taking place every Saturday at 6 p.m. through Labor Day Weekend. Music includes soul-infused rock and roll band Trigger Happy and southern bayou inspired Honey Island Swamp Band. 

Guests who purchase their 2014-15 Epic Pass for next winter can access the Red Pine Gondola all summer long.  Those who are interested in the lift-served Canyons’ Bike Park have the opportunity to upgrade their Epic Pass to include Canyons Bike Park for the 2014 summer season for only $199.

For a full listing of summer activities, visit canyonsresort.com. 

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About Canyons Resort
With thrilling adventures across 4,000 acres and nine mountains of majestic terrain, Canyons Resort is Utah’s largest and most dynamic ski and snowboard resort. Located in stunning Park City, Canyons is ranked as a “Top 10 North American Resort” in SKI Magazine’s annual reader survey. Canyons’ lively resort village bustles with nine hotels including the Grand Summit Hotel and Waldorf Astoria Park City, and two dozen dining restaurants like the award-winning farm-to-table venue, The Farm at Canyons. The Orange Bubble Express, North America’s only enclosed and heated chairlift; Ski Beach, a lively après ski gathering area; Iron Mountain, featuring 300 acres of new terrain; Utah’s only lift-served gravity bike park and the fast-paced Zip Tour make Canyons a must-visit year-round resort. With Salt Lake City International Airport just 35 minutes away, Canyons is conveniently accessible from anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.canyonsresort.com.

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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