Gearing up for champagne powder and champagne brunches
Park City Mountain Resort
The iconic resort based in the heart of one of the most breathtaking ski towns in the nation boasts some of the best terrain and après ski activities.
Opening: Nov. 17
Season Pass: Adult – $850, Student – $525
The largest resort in the state is known for its terrain park, phenomenal dining options, expansive runs and spectacular scenery.
Opening: Nov. 23
Season Pass: Adult – $1,449, Student – $699
Routinely voted the best ski resort in the nation by Ski Magazine, Deer Valley highlights the best Utah mountains have to offer.
Opening: Dec. 8
Season Pass: $2,100
A skier’s paradise, this high-altitude resort bans snowboards and takes pride in being the roughest, most extreme ski resort in the West.
Opening: Nov. 16
Season Pass: Adult – $1,199, Student – $699
With 85 runs, one tram, four quads and six doubles, don’t let Snowbird’s unassuming style and atmosphere stop you from enjoying some of the best snow Utah has to offer.
Opening: Nov. 19
Season Pass: Adult – $1,199, Student – $729
With more than 1,200 acres of skiing terrain, Solitude is intimate and gives a unique Utah experience. More than 500 inches of snowfall covers 65 named trails and three bowls.
Season Pass: $999
The finest powder, the most extensive terrain parks and beautiful bowls can make Brighton loyalists out of anyone.
Season Pass: Adult – $949, Student – $599
Gay Ski Weeks in 2013
Elevation Park City Gay Ski Week, Feb. 21-24, utahgayski.com
Utah Gay & Lesbian Ski Week, Jan. 9-13, communityvisions.org
Aspen Gay Ski Week, Jan. 13-20, gayskiweek.com
Telluride Gay Ski Week, Feb. 22-March 3, telluridegayskiweek.com
Outboard Gay and Lesbian Snowboard and Ski Week in Winter Park, Colo., March 19-24, outboard.org
Vail Gay Ski Week, Dates TBD, vailgayskiweek.com
Canadian Rockies Gay Ski Tour, March 16-23, outwestadventrues.com
Elevation Mammoth Gay Ski Week, March 13-17, mammothgayski.com
Winter Pride at Whistler, British Columbia, Feb. 3-10, gaywhistler.com
Summit 2013 at Blowing Rock, N.C., Jan 24-27, ncgayskiweekend.com