Deer Valley has been revolutionising ski resort service since its opening in 1981. Dedicated to offering a high level of care rarely found at ski resorts, Deer Valley delivers a classic, consistent quality of service. There are a fantastic 2,026 acres of skiable area meaning there is plenty for every skier to experience.
Located in the Wasatch Mountain Range in Park City, 36 miles (58km) from Salt Lake City, the resort is renowned for its upscale amenities and is consistently one of the top-ranked ski resorts in North America. Deer Valley was also a venue site for the 2002 Winter Olympics, hosting freestyle moguls, aerials and alpine slalom events.
For those looking for easy, relaxed skiing, Deer Valley is perfect. If you're worried about overcrowded slopes and queues, look no further than this boutique resort that limits access to the slopes and has restricted ticket sales to avoid such issues.
Resort Altitude: 2,000m
Resort Skiing: 2,920m
Total Ski Area:
Blue Runs: 27%
Red Runs: 41%
Black Runs: 32%
The surrounding area is home to a multitude of ski resorts, and Deer Valley has stated its position as a more upmarket resort than its neighbours. It's done this by providing free ski valets, plenty of boutique shopping, fantastic fine-dining and other noticable benefits (even tissues in the lift queues!). Deer Valley is one of the few resorts that remains ski only, making it a very appealing place to visit to much of the ski community.
There are a fantastic 2,026 acres of resort for skiers to explore. With a top elevation of 9,570ft (2,920m), Deer Valley receives 300 inches of snowfall every year. The area is also capable of snowmaking in over 660 acres.
More grooming equipment is used in Deer Valley than within other resorts in the Wasatch Mountain Range. This leaves slopes perfectly untouched in the morning, ready for skiers to carve their way down.
Snowboarding is prohibited in Deer Valley; it is one of the three remaining ski resorts that does not allow snowboarders. However, resorts that are close do allow them.
Ski School is available for both children and adults, in a combination of private lessons, small groups, and speciality clinics. Ski school is the perfect way to improve your existing technique or to try skiing for the first time.
There is an abundance of restaurants within Deer Valley, with lounges to enjoy drinks after skiing, seafood restaurants, bakeries, frozen yoghurt shops and much more at resort level. In the mid-mountain area, there are a variety of eateries depending on your mood, including Vietnamese, street food, wholesome home-style cooking and the Goldener Hirsch Restaurant, an AAA-Four Diamond restaurant offering exquisite contemporary cuisine.