The largest and most dynamic resort in Utah, Canyons Resort,opens this Friday, November 29 showcasing vast and varied terrain, world-class hospitality and award-winning guest service. The 2013-14 season will be the first under Vail Resorts’ ownership, making Canyons – and Utah’s incomparable Greatest Snow on Earth – this year’s iconic destination on the most popular pass in ski industry history, the Epic Pass.
Canyons Ski & Snowboard School, lauded annually for its high guest satisfaction scores and innovative teaching, introduces several new programs as Opening Day beckons on November 29. Spearheading the change is new director Jeff Lifgren who has relocated to Park City from Colorado’s Breckenridge Resort just in time for the 2013-14 season.
Vail Resorts, Inc. and Canyons Resort awarded more than $500,000 in contributions and have pledged more than 1,000 hours of paid employee time to 10 Park City non-profit organizations over the next year. The contributions follow Vail Resorts’ corporate stewardship efforts to benefit youth programs and environmental initiatives across the local communities in which the company operates its core businesses.
SKI Magazine’s annual reader survey of ski resorts has recognized Canyons Resort as one of the Top 10 resorts in North America for the second consecutive year. The annual survey of more than 20,000 skiers and snowboarders reviews nearly every aspect of resorts ranging from access (Canyons was ranked #5) to terrain parks (#11), lodging (#7) and dining (#10).
Canyons Resort, through the Vail Resorts Echo program, will partner with the East Canyon Watershed Committee as the fourth annual Vail Resorts Echo Day makes its debut in Utah this Saturday, September 21. This community project will engage employee volunteers, along with their families and friends, to work together in the cooperative task of rehabilitating East Canyon Creek near Swaner EcoCenter.
The newest member of the Epic Pass family, Canyons Resort offers the best value and the greatest flexibility in Utah in an epic line-up of 2013-2014 season passes for Utah college students. Students can choose the season pass that best meets their needs, from access to Canyons only, or skiing and riding at 17 other iconic mountains in five states, Austria and Switzerland. Act quickly! The lowest prices on next season’s passes are only guaranteed through September 2, 2013.
Utah’s only lift-served gravity mountain bike park at Canyons Resort now offers lessons exclusively by instructors certified as Professional Mountain Bike Instructors (PMBI), after all Canyons guides received their Level One certification.
Abundant sunshine, verdant slopes and fresh mountain air will provide the backdrop for another memorable summer at Canyons Resort, Utah’s largest four-season resort, which opens Thursday, June 13. Lovers of film, food, music, and the active outdoor lifestyle will cherish this summer’s bounty of family fun.
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