COVID-19: Utah Ski Resort Uphill Travel Policies

Martin Kuprianowicz | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Stay current with the uphill policies of Utah Ski resorts during the current COVID-19 crisis. Socializing in groups is not advised during this time. Photo by Kathie Marriott-Manangan

Every ski resort in Utah is now closed for the 2019-2020 season. Many are wondering if you can still ski the resorts if you hike uphill. Well, the answer to that question is it depends. Check out the uphill guidelines for Utah Ski Resorts provided courtesy of Ski Utah:

  • Alta Ski Area: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Beaver Mountain: Uphill traffic allowed. More information found here.
  • Brian Head: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Brighton Resort: Same uphill travel policy as regular closed days. More information found here.
  • Cherry Peak Resort: Uphill travel allowed.
  • Deer Valley: No uphill travel allowed. Mountain access is completely off-limits when the resort is closed.
  • Eagle Point: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Nordic Valley: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Park City Mountain: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Powder Mountain: Uphill travel currently closed. Check powdermountain.com for the most up to date information.
  • Snowbasin Resort: No uphill travel currently allowed. The resort will plan to re-open uphill travel once the resort fully closes later this month. More information found here.
  • Snowbird: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Solitude Mountain Resort: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Sundance Mountain Resort: No uphill travel allowed.
  • Woodward Park City: No uphill travel or jib sessions allowed.

As shown above, some resorts are offering limited uphill access while others are not. During this challenging time it is crucial to check each resort’s website before heading up. Please respect each resort, their uphill policies, and the hardworking employees who are still up there keeping things in order. Stay safe and stay healthy!

Park City Mountain Resort closed for uphill travel on March 19, 2020. Photo by SnowBrains

 


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