Ski Magazine consistently rates Deer Valley Resort, in Park City, UT, at one of the top ski resorts in the country. This is no small feat considering the number of amazing resorts in North America. While some resorts regard their patrons as customers, Deer Valley truly welcomes their visitors as guests. Deer Valley is so much more than simply skiing.
From the moment you arrive at Snow Park Lodge there is a helping hand, in kelly green, to assist you with dropping off your equipment before heading to the complimentary parking lots complete with consistent shuttles throughout the day.
Once you are ready to experience this big beautiful mountain’s 2,000 skiable acres you can rely on the expertise of a mountain host. In addition to being available around the mountain, typically by large trail maps, to answer guests questions, mountain hosts take guests on complimentary tours of the resort.
When you’re ready to stop for a break or lunch at one of the three mountain lodges, you can rest easy that your equipment is safe by taking advantage of the complimentary daytime ski storage.
Deer Valley is often host to the FIS Freestyle World Cup and World Championships. These competitions boast some of the best athletes in the world compete head-to-head in Mogul and Aerial events. These competitions are held on the same runs that were featured in the 2002 Winter Olympics.
If you really want to test your mettle against some of the best of all time, opt for a day to Ski with a Champion. You can book a half- or full-day with one of the seven former Olympians in-house at Deer Valley. You can talk history on the lifts with Kris “Fuzz” Feddersen, who was recently elected to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame. Or if you think you got it on the bumps and in the air, spend a day with Shannon Bahrke, who won the Olympic silver medal right here at Deer Valley in 2002. Whoever you choose to ski with, you’ll no doubt have a blast cutting turns in the corduroy with a pro.
From infants to teens, Deer Valley has services to make everyone vacation safe and fun. While the ideal vacation might be cutting turns with the whole family on the slopes, families traveling with smaller children can utilize the slopeside childcare facility. The Children’s Center is a state-licensed facility featuring ball pits, outdoor and indoor playgrounds, jungle gyms, arts and crafts, storytelling, and of course…cookies and hot chocolate. Deer Valley Resort Ski School is one of the best programs in the country offering limited instructor-to-child ratios programs for ages 3 -17.
To celebrate your day of skiing, Deer Valley has some of the best apres options. You may enjoy kicking back in beach chair on the famous Silver Lake “Ski Beach” or settling in at Edgar’s Beer and Spirit Lounge for artisanal cured meats and cheeses and a handcrafted cocktail. If you’re around the base area, you have to try the Oven-baked Chicken Wings at The Brass Tag. Aprés-ski is the time to kick-back relax with friends or family.
So come out to Deer Valley Resort and ski the difference.