Park City's Three Resorts Rank in Top Ten in Ski Magazine Reader Survey
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 9/18/2013, 3:39 p.m.
The readers of SKI magazine have officially declared their admiration for Park City’s three world-class resorts – Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, and Canyons Resort. For the second year in a row, Park City’s three resorts all placed in the top ten with Deer Valley Resort ranked #2, Park City Mountain Resort #5, and Canyons Resort #10. Every fall the magazine’s highly anticipated Reader Resort Survey hits the stands and informs the world of how North American ski resorts rank in the opinions of its knowledgeable readers.
“For the second consecutive year, the readers of SKI magazine have decided to bestow high marks for all three Park City resorts,” says Bill Malone, President and CEO of the Park City Chamber & Visitors Bureau. “Nowhere else in North America can one town claim three of the top ten resorts.”
This season, Deer Valley Resort was named the #2 overall best ski resort and earned #1 rankings in Service, Grooming, On-Mountain Food, Off-Hill Dining, Family, and Lodging categories. In keeping with Park City’s Olympic legacy, the Resort will host the Visa Freestyle Ski International World Cup, Jan. 18 – 24, 2014. This will serve as a qualifier for the 2014 Olympic Mogul and Aerial teams. www.deervalley.com
Park City Mountain Resort earned the #5 spot for overall best ski resort. This year, the resort was ranked #1 for Access, Off-Hill Activities, and Terrain Parks, and earned high marks in Family, Après-Ski, and Overall Satisfaction categories. The resort celebrates its 50th anniversary this season and will host the Visa U.S. Grand Prix for halfpipe and slopestyle disciplines, Jan. 17-18, 2014. The first ever U.S. Olympic Freeskiing Team naming ceremony will be held immediately following the competition in preparation for freeskiing’s highly-anticipated Olympic debut in Sochi. www.parkcitymountain.com
Canyons Resort earned the #10 overall ranking this year for the second year in a row. The resort received Top Ten rankings in categories for Access, Lodging, On-Mountain Food, Off-Hill Dining, Family, and Terrain Parks. Vail Resort Management Company took over management of Canyons Resort in May 2013 and will be a part of the Epic Pass program for the 2013-14 winter season. www.canyonsresort.com
Park City is North America's most accessible mountain recreation destination, located just 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City, Utah has over 100 lodging properties including large multi-family private homes, bed and breakfast inns, condominiums, and full-service hotels. Among this variety of properties is the highest concentration of ski-in/ski-out luxury lodging in North America. Park City is home to three world-class ski resorts, over 400 miles of public trails, and more than 100 restaurants. For more information, please visit www.visitparkcity.com