Deer Valley Resort

Winter Season December 5, 2020 - April 11, 2021

We will begin welcoming guests opening day, scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020, and are looking forward to providing you with the chance to again recreate in the mountains, enjoying the freedom and tranquility of skiing in the crisp mountain air with time to focus on what really matters, connecting with the people who matter the most to you.

Our preparations for this winter season are based on the current guidelines issued by the Summit County Health Department, the State of Utah, and the CDC. We will remain fluid in our efforts and will adjust as needed to meet any new or changing situations and/or guidelines.

Winter Operations Update

November 17, 2020

Face Mask and Covering Guidelines While on Deer Valley property, MASKS or FACE COVERINGS are REQUIRED when waiting in line, interacting with Deer Valley staff, riding, loading, and unloading chairlifts and at all times indoors (unless actively eating or drinking while seated at a table).

Please note: As per a Summit County Public Health Order, single-layer face coverings that can be seen through (such as buffs), and face coverings with two-way valves are not approved. N-95 or KN-95 masks with valves are approved for use. Guests unwilling to comply with the Summit County Order and Deer Valley guidelines will be asked to leave Deer Valley property.



Winter Season FAQs

Do I need to purchase lift tickets in advance of my visit?

Daily lift tickets will not be sold the day of, on-site at Deer Valley. Skier capacities will be controlled via the sale of daily tickets and advance sales may be closed based on our anticipated visitation, especially during holiday periods.

At this time, reservations are not required for Deer Valley Season, Ikon Pass, or Ikon Base Pass holders to ski Deer Valley

We will further limit our daily winter guest capacity to provide a quality ski experience and to provide space for guests to physically distance at both indoor and outdoor gathering points. On-mountain guest capacity will be based on local health regulations and conditions at the time. Our projected capacity limit will not be announced to the public, as we need to be flexible and continuously monitor our spaces and experiences. We will closely monitor advance purchase lift tickets and other undated products in our efforts to limit on-mountain capacity, especially during holiday and peak periods. 

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What are the lodging cancellation policies for winter 2020-2021?

We have relaxed our lodging cancellation policies and want to assure you that should local public health regulations require us to cease operations, or if government-imposed travel restrictions from your home state or region restrict planned travel, we will work closely with you to refund or credit your lodging deposits and payments. Guests must notify Deer Valley 48 hours prior to arrival and be able to supply documentation of travel restrictions. All prepaid lodging deposits are refundable if cancelled greater than 45 days prior to arrival.

Resort Operations Plan
What should I expect when riding chairlifts and gondolas?

While in the chairlift maze, physical distancing naturally occurs from tip to tail when wearing skis. Guests will also notice spacing measures in the maze lines and at ticket checkpoints. Gondola cabins will be sanitized regularly with an electrostatic sprayer.

Deer Valley’s lift policy limits chairlift occupancy to people from the same guest party; two willing individuals or staff, not from the same party, seated on opposite sides of a quad chairlift; or one individual guest per triple, double, or gondola cabin. Face coverings are required while waiting in line, loading, and unloading chairlifts.

What do I need to know about on-mountain dining?

Day and evening dining will look quite different this winter, with tables placed to allow for physical distancing as required by current health orders, requiring us to lessen capacities in our restaurants. Full-service breakfast will be served at Snow Park Lodge as well as a la carte options and quick grab and go breakfast items. The day lodges will operate as full-service restaurants with table service for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to close. Due to the changes in format, we will now be able to offer beer, wine, and cocktail service at these restaurants during the lunch period. However, these restaurants, except for Grab and Go, will ONLY be available with advance reservations. No walk-ins or non-dining guests will be allowed in the restaurants at any time.

Resort Dining Options