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The Canyons Summer & Winter Resort

Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah, Skiing, Snowboarding, Gondola Rides, Sleigh Rides, Lodging, Mountain Biking, Winter Summer ActivitiesCanyons is the largest single ski and snowboard resort in Utah and one of the five largest in the U.S.

“So large and varied is Canyons that every level of skier will find not just some terrain, but a bewildering amount of it.”
–Tony Chamberlin, Boston Globe

300 new acres of skiable terrain, enhanced resort village, first heated seat orange bubble lift in North America and plenty of restaurants.

Winter Activities

Snowboarding Events
Spring Concert Series (March)

Summer Activities

Summer Concert Series (July, August)
July 3rd Celebration Fireworks & Concerts
Mountain Bike Races
Trail Runs & Mountain Marathons

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The Canyons Resort
4000 Canyons Resort Dr Park City, UT 84098
(888) 226-9667

Soldier Hollow Winter & Summer Resort

Soldier Hollow Nordic Center
2002 Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway, UT 84049
(435) 654-2002

Lift Assisted Tubing at Soldier Hollow, Midway Utah, Winter Olympic Venue, Cross Country Skiing, Winter Summer Resort, Park City, UtahTubing Hill
Soldier Hollow in Wasatch Mountain State Park near Midway offers the longest tubing lanes in Utah. The hill has lengthy 1,200-foot sliding lanes with lift service for towing people up the hill for tubing day or night under the lights, and a sound system keeps the airwaves full of enjoyable tunes.

In addition to the longest tubing lanes and beautifully manicured cross-country ski trails Soldier Hollow hosts a variety of activities throughout the fall, spring and summer. Athletes of world-class ability and weekend recreationists enjoy the facility on a year-round basis.

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Mount Ogden Park

3144 Taylor Ave
Ogden, Utah 84403

Mount Ogden Park is reservable and offers lots of green shady spots for picnics and plenty of grassy area for field games. It offers a large picnic shelter with barbecue grill in addition to individual tables. Soccer fields with goal posts and off street parking is available. This park has a newer wood chip filled playground and is a good place for group picnics. Sleigh riding, snow boarding, tubing and cross country skiing are popular on the neighboring golf course. Restroom facilities and drinking water are also available. With the Mt. Ogden Golf Course right next door, make this your picnic stop after the company scramble. Park includes tennis courts and a small gazebo.

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Jolley’s Ranch

Hobble Creek Canyon
Springville, UT 84663  (801) 489-5872

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Jolley’s Ranch Winter Recreation

During the winter season at Jolley’s Ranch, you can enjoy the beauty and fun of winter sports without having to go to a big resort. You will find nearly five miles of groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, a tubing and sledding hill, and parking areas for snowmobilers. Ski and snowshoe equipment is available for rent, along with tubes for the tubing hill. There are heated restrooms and a warming shelter. Season passes and group discounts are available.

Jolley’s Ranch Winter & Summer Resort
Hobble Creek Canyon
Springville, UT 84663  (801) 489-5872

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Cross Country Skiing Outing

Come Join Instructor Rob Harper and  Utah Outdoor Adventure Group as they meet each Saturday through March 31st to explore our beautiful Wasatch Mountains.

Cross Country Skiing, Rob Harper, Utah Outdoor Adventure Group, Wasatch Mountains, Park City, Utah, Salt Lake City, County, Snow Skiing, Free ClassesWhether you are new to this sport or not, Rob will help you have a great time! It is recommended you attend the informal cross country ski class held 30 minutes prior to this outing, so you and Rob can talk and get acquainted with each other before heading out. He will be able to answer any questions you may have and also discuss the days skiing destination.
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Rob Harper is an avid xc skier and has been an instructor for several years.

They join up each Saturday morning at 9am at 6200 South Wasatch Blvd. in Salt Lake City at the Park n Ride (Far South Side). If you don’t see Rob immediately, talk to Sheryl at the UTA Park n Ride, far south end, and tell her that you want to Cross Country Ski. A different snowshoeing destination will be chosen each week (usually within the Wasatch Front area).

Cross Country Ski’s  are required unless stated otherwise and are available for rent if you don’t own any.

A 30 minute Refresher Cross country  Class is also available at  8:30 am at the same location and all Cross Country Skiing abilities are offered.

Come for a few minutes or a few hours. Group ends by 12 noon.

Trail may be subject to weather conditions. If necessary, changes may be made the morning of.

Questions or Concerns? Contact  Sheryl at  (801) 278-5313

Winterfest

Ogden City hosts the second annual Winterfest downtown Historic 25th Street & Washington Blvd, January 28 and 29, 2011

Rail Jam, Ogden, Utah Winterfest, Snowbasin, Weber County, 5k Run, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding, Family, Children's ActivitiesThe city will close major downtown streets, cover them with snow and create the ultimate winter playground. The Winterfest organizing committee invites all to come and enjoy a variety of free activities. Last year’s celebration attracted more than 5,000 people.

The celebration where “Cold is Cool” boasts traditional and unconventional snow activities for all ages. Most events are free.

Events will begin on Friday afternoon with a ceremonial street closing on Washington Boulevard followed by a toboggan parade. Activities and contests will be held all day on Saturday.

This year’s “where cold is cool” events will include:

  • Toboggan Parade
  • Skijoring
  • Human Dog Sled Races
  • Polar Bear Swim
  • Snowmobile Street Races
  • Snowboarding Rail-Jam
  • 5K Run/Walk
  • Doggie Costume Contest
  • Flag Football Contests
  • Cross Country Skiing Races
  • Snowshoe Races
  • Live Music

And many more . . .

Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about the little ones. We’ve put together some free projects and events with the younger kids in mind:

  • The hill just east of Washington Boulevard on 25th Street will be available for tubing and sledding on Saturday morning and afternoon.
  • Snowshoeing around Municipal Park will be available all day Saturday.
  • Piles of snow will be hauled in to the Municipal Park for the children to decorate and make snowmen on both Friday night and Saturday morning and afternoon.
  • The kid’s corner on Saturday will have a small construction project for each child that wishes to participate.

Registration forms can be found on the right hand side of this webpage, or through Sportsman. We highly recommend pre-registering for all the events; space is limited and the events are bound to fill up fast.

For more information about this event or to become a proud WinterFest 2011 sponsor, please call Ogden City Public Services at (801) 629-8337. Mark the date on your calendar, tweet, blog, facebook – whatever it takes to make sure that you don’t miss out on the fun!