Are you a skier or snowboarder who wants to get away from the crowds and carve your own path down the mountains? We have one of the best snowfall in America and thousands of people flock to Park City every year to experience our world class winter conditions. Contrary to popular belief, heli-ski expeditions aren’t reserved for “extreme” skiers and are suitable for those are experienced in most conditions. Our local heli-ski companies can fly you to inaccessible parts of the mountain and help you safely experience the thrill of racing down acres of untracked powder. If you’re ready to strap on your boots, grab your equipment and enjoy exploring our winter wonderland, keep reading to learn what Park City has to offer.
Wasatch Powderbird Guides
This highly acclaimed company offers trips into the Wasatch Mountains from the Canyons and Snowbird resorts. They have been in business since 1973 and cater to small or large groups ranging from one to 20 people. Start with a continental breakfast while going over the plans for the day, before being flown away to your own private skiing expedition. Trips cater to your style and ability, whether you are looking for challenging backcountry runs or hair-raising drops. Guides will assist you along the way with a typical ratio of 1:4, so you will rarely be without their assistance and watchful eye. You can also take a look at their skier ability chart to make sure you will feel confident during your mountain adventure. If you’re truly after the experience of a lifetime, they also offer trips to Japan, Argentina, Chile, Turkey and more! Click here to learn about their extensive safety standards and procedures.
Park City Powder Cats and Heli Ski
This company has exclusive rights to the Thousand Peaks Ranch, which is more than 40,000 acres and larger than the size of Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and the Canyons Resort combined! They offer both skiing and snowboarding, with the option to choose between taking a helicopter up the mountain or the all-terrain vehicle known as a the powder cat. A catered lunch of wraps, sandwiches, soups, teas and fresh baked goods is also supplied depending on your tour and they will have plenty of water to keep you hydrated. Take a look at their pricing and packages for more information.
Want an Authentic Winter Resort Experience? Park City Peaks is the Ideal Destination
We are conveniently located next to the Deer Valley, Park City and The Canyons ski resorts. You will enjoy a view of the mountains while relaxing in our Upper Deck Sports Pub and can be up on the mountains within minutes. In our elegantly designed hotel, we offer comfort of highest quality at affordable rates. Our amenities include high speed internet, flat screen television with cable and an oversized outdoor hot tub. View our website for more details.
There’s always something amazing happening in Park City because we have a vibrant community of artists, musicians, chefs, entertainers and other talented residents. Although we frequently have great events happening in town, there are some annual occasions which are particularly special and many people plan their vacations around these times. From the Sundance Film Festival to the Celebrity Ski Challenge, here are five must-see events and festivals for your next visit to Park City.
The Kimball Arts Festival (August 2-4):
This three day event is now in its 44th year making it one of the oldest and largest in America. It offers a multi-sensory artistic experience including live music, art exhibitions, food tasting, art film screenings and the Park City Kimball Arts Festival Opening Night Gala and Auction. Close to 58, 000 people attend the festival and it is reasonably priced at only $10 for an adult weekend pass and $5 for children/students aged 18 to six.
Park City Wine and Food Classic (July 10-14):
Master winemakers, culinary experts and renowned entertainers gather at this premier event in Park City. More than 100 products are on display and with tastings, cooking seminars and product demonstrations there will definitely be something to whet your appetite.
Deer Valley Celebrity Ski Challenge (December 8-9):
At this free event, you can see Olympic athletes and celebrities engage in various events and activities as they raise money for the Waterkeeper Alliance. This charity is dedicated to protecting over 100,000 miles of rivers and coastlines around the world so it’s definitely for a good cause.
Sundance Film Festival: (Jan 17-27): As the world’s most famous film festival and Park City’s iconic event, Sundance provides an excellent opportunity to see amazing movies and engage in some celebrity spotting. Close to 50,000 people attend and there a variety of stellar events for both hardcore and casual film fans.
U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix (Feb 25 – March 2):
The Canyon’s Resort is hosting the world’s best snowcross athletes as they compete head to head. Sure to be a thrilling competition, the event is free if you are watching from the finish line.
Choose Park City Peaks as your Accommodation for Park City Activities
From the lavish Park City Peaks hotel, it is only a brief stroll to the mountains for all of your favourite winter activities. You can also catch the free shuttle and explore our delightful resort town. During the warmer months, our friendly staff will help you find hiking trails, golfing facilities, and other delightful activities. Park City Peaks has 125 welcoming guest rooms and six luxurious suites, which create a genuine resort atmosphere that is highly acclaimed. Browse our photo gallery for a teaser of what to expect when you book a fantastic vacation with Park City Peaks.