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The Canyons Ski Resort
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The Canyons

"The Canyons’ claim to fame is that they are the largest ski resort in Utah with almost 1,500 hectares (3,700 acres) of ski terrain. The only problem is that Powder Mountain might dispute this claim because they have 2,227 hectares (5,500 acres). It all comes down to whether bus serviced terrain is counted in the statistic. Regardless of the debate about which Utah ski resort should win this accolade, it is definitely true that The Canyons is one big mountain. It is a super mega-resort with eight mountain peaks, and is one of the largest ski areas in the US.

Known under plenty of other guises in previous years, it has retained the name “The Canyons” from 1997. Since that time, the resort has undergone significant transformation with nearly every lift, building and amenity replaced or improved.

The Canyons Ski and Snowboard Terrain The Canyons ski terrain provides plenty of diversity for all ability levels, but it has a bias towards the advanced and expert rider. There is easily accessed out-of-bounds skiing, but there’s enough in-bounds terrain such that you don’t need to ski the same run twice. Highlights of the terrain include the great fall-line cruisers of varying pitch, and the impressive tree skiing in the well gladed areas. Snowboarders are definitely welcome at The Canyons, and with many natural half-pipes and two terrain parks, there’s plenty on offer for shredders.

Where is The Canyons? The Canyons resort is one of three ski resorts in the Park City area, Utah, and is located only 54km (34 miles) from Salt Lake City airport.

Accommodation and Village For such a large ski area, the main part of the village is surprisingly small. The sterile modern village basically consists of three large hotels and the buildings and shops associated with them. There is a hive of activity at a couple of bars at après time, and after that the village turns into a sleepy little hollow.

Accommodation at The Canyons resort is somewhat limited, but is of great quality and is conveniently located slope-side. Some visitors to The Canyons stay in Park City which is only a few kilometres away, and is easily accessed by a free shuttle service. Park City provides more variety for nightlife, dining and shopping.

Why Ski or Snowboard at The Canyons? The Canyons has something on offer for everyone, and as such, the resort attracts an eclectic crowd. Families, old-timers, ski bums, and young dudes all love The Canyons. The Canyons is worthy of its mega-resort status - loads and loads of terrain, good lift infrastructure, and of course the fabulous snow that Utah is famous for."

Tours that include The Canyons ski area

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Utah Powder Tour