Tucked away in the beautiful and majestic mountains of Utah and just a mere 35 minute drive from the Salt Lake City airport, Park City Peaks Hotel is the perfect get away for anyone looking to do some skiing. With a decor inspired by the Rocky Mountains themselves, Park City Peaks Hotel sits atop three mountains of world renown within the ski community as unmatched ski resorts, The Canyons, Deer Valley, and Park City Mountain Resort.
The Canyons is one of the largest ski resorts in North America and is the largest ski resort in Utah. The Canyons Ski Resort has something to offer absolutely every type of skier out there. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or really know what you’re doing, The Canyons Ski Resort has a ski run that is right up your ally.
The Canyons boasts a base elevation of 6,800 feet and an average annual snowfall of 355 inches meaning there will always be fresh powder for skiers to take advantage of. With a summit elevation of 9,900 feet, and over 4,000 acres of skiable terrain with 182 trails, 10 percent of which is beginner, 44 percent intermediate, and 46 percent for experts, The Canyons really does have something for everyone.
Another of Utah’s ski resort treasures, Deer Valley Ski resorts boasts a staff which has been ranked number one by SKI Magazine for their exemplary customer service. Deer Valley offers Ski shipment to and from the resort via FedEx. There is also complimentary day parking near the resort and curb side assistance for helping guests load and upload their heavy ski equipment. Deer Valley staff will also store ski equipment for their guests to make travel between the resort and their guest’s accommodations that much easier.
If you’re a beginner, or someone looking to advance your skiing abilities, Deer Valley Ski Resort is home to some of the best ski instructors out there who offer ski classes for adults and children. If your children aren’t quite ready to ski, Deer Valley has a state-licensed children’s center where your kids will be looked after while you spend your day on the mountain. For guests who need to take a bit of a break from skiing, Deer Valley Ski Resort offers guided snow mobile tours of the foothills surrounding Park City.
Park City Mountain Resort has been rated number on in North America for ease and accessibility and is located just 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City airport. With a base elevation os 6,900 feet and a summit height of 10,000 feat, Park City Mountain Resort boasts over 3,300 acres of skiable terrain with 114 trails spread over eight peaks and nine bowls. Of the 114 trails, 17 percent are beginner, 52 percent are intermediate, and 31 percent are expert making Park City Mountain Ski Resort perfect for any skier regardless of experience and ability.
After a day spent in the wonder that is the Rocky Mountains, guests of Park City Peaks Hotel can return to their cozy suites and await a visit from our infamous “cookie man” who stop by and deliver freshly baked cookies with warm hot chocolate, the perfect end to any ski trip. Guests of Park City Peaks Hotel can also spend the evening relaxing in our comfortable indoor hot tub which is open daily until 11PM. Given our perfect location within the vicinity of three world class ski resorts, Park City Peaks Hotel is the perfect accommodations for anyone looking for a comfortable, relaxing place to stay during their Utah ski experience.
This month, Park City visitors get a chance to experience something more than slopes as Sundance Film Festival begins again. Bringing stars together in the beauty of a Utah winter, Sundance is one of the largest independent film festivals in the whole of the United States. A destination for American and international filmmakers, Sundance is known for edgy documentaries, feature-length and short films, and several competition sections. It’s also a chance to see the stars in their best winter gear.
Sundance the Festival
The original festival, held in 1978 shared films we now know as classics: A Streetcar Named Desire, Mean Streets, and Midnight Cowboy, among others. Sundance has grown steadily ever since attracting more cutting-edge filmmakers and catching the attention of international film industry types almost immediately. From your Park City Peaks Hotel suite you’ll be close to the venue and the excitement the festival brings to Park City every year. Your stay puts you in the center of buzzing premiers, photographers traveling with the Hollywood crowd and able to relax at the resort each night. Since its inception, Sundance has continued to bring us innovative storytelling and showcase Oscar-winning films that go on to join a legion of American classics.
Take a break from Park City Peaks Hotel and the world-class winter sporting events this year to check out some of the 200 films selected this year for Sundance 2013’s program. There are documentaries that confront today’s pressing subjects and coming from filmmakers from here in the US and all over the world. Dramatic entries comprise 16 films this year and are sure to bring new creative voices to the screen. You can also check out experimental short films and animated features in 2-D and 3-D.
There are also several events for hard-core movie lovers. Park City at Midnight will entertain movie lovers with horror, unruly storylines ad laugh-out-loud comedies sure to keep you up past your bedtime. There’s an experimental category that will showcase films that push the traditional aesthetics we have come to expect as movie watchers. Digital technologies used for innovative storytelling, classic works of independent filmmakers revisited, and the newest perspectives from around the globe all brought together by Sundance for one magical movie experience.
With a host of other events and dining experiences here at Park City Peaks Hotel along side, Sundance is not to be missed. The venues are spread throughout town so you might catch a glimpse of Oscar winners or your favorite independent director. You’ll certainly catch some excellent films.
Remember to make a reservation to Park City Peaks to enjoy the Sundance Festival this year!