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What's New At Utah Resorts For 2012-2013


What's New At Utah Resorts For 2012-2013

Deer Valley

Mike Doyle
All 14 Utah resorts are introducing something new for the 2012-13 season. Sundance has installed a brand new chairlift, while Park City Mountain Resort has added a whole new park named — Neff Land.

Here's more of what you'll find that's new and exciting this season at Utah ski resorts.

Alta Ski Area
As part of Alta Ski Area's 75th celebration there is a new office building to replace an original building.
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Brianhead Resort
New this season, Brian Head Resort is offering a 5 Day Punch Pass for only $159. That's nearly a 35% savings off our regularly priced lift ticket. This new pass can be used on any weekday during non-holiday periods. In addition to the substantial savings, the Punch Pass is fully transferable, and can be used by anyone but only one punch per day.
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Brighton Ski Resort
Brighton has added 20 new features to it's legendary terrain park.
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Canyons Resort
Canyons Resort plans a comprehensive and unique winter sports fantasy camp series involving top skiers and boarders, including Olympians.
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Deer Valley Resort
Deer Valley spent nearly $8 million over the summer. Replacing an old lift on Little Baldy Mountain with a new high-speed detachable quad named the Mountaineer Express. Snowmaking continues on the radar with the installation of a booster station this summer that brings water up Empire Canyon making it possible to make snow and open that area much earlier. That brings snowmaking to more than 70 of its 100 runs.
Deer Valley was rated North America's No. 1 resort five years in a row by Ski Magazine, going back to the 2007-2008 season. This year it was rated No. 2 behind Canada's Whistler Blackcomb. Also in the top ten were Park City Mountain Resort (No. 4) and Canyons (No. 10).
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Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort also adds to it's reputation of having some of the best parks in the country with a whole new park named — Neff Land. PCMR will also introduce a freestyle camp using the terrain parks as platforms for on-mountain instruction.
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Snowbasin also expanded its terrain park over the summer.
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Snowbird has upgraded its Little Cloud lift from a fixed-grip double to a high-speed quad, cutting the lift ride from seven minutes to a little over three and a half minutes.
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Solitude Mountain Resort
Solitude also replaces an old lift with a new high-speed detachable lift, cuttimg ride time from 12 minutes down to seven minutes. The new lift replaces the Powderhorn double that dates back to the mid-70s.
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Sundance has installed a completely new lift from base to peak. The new fixed-grip quad lift will improve mountain access and eliminate the need for a bus ride to other lifts from its upper parking area.

This will be the first new lift addition to the Provo Canyon resort in 17 years. The lift will allow access to a variety of slope levels and a terrain park. Ride time will be six minutes and will deliver 1,400 riders to the summit per hour. There will also be a midway stop for quicker access to the terrain park. Snowmaking has been expanded to benefit the terrain park and adjacent runs.
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