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“First class SKIING & Dining experience!”
Review of Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley Resort
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Owner description: Deer Valley Resort is a skiers only resort located in the historic mining town of Park City, Utah. Rated the number #1 ski resort in North America for an remarkable FIVE years running by the readers of SKI Magazine, we never stop striving to better our guests' experience. We offer complete vacation experiences from planning and vacation rental services through our Lodging & Reservations department to ski school, on mountain dining and summer concerts and chairlift activities.
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Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“First class SKIING & Dining experience!”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Skiing only, no snowboarders allowed. Often times you can find some powder here a day or two after a good powder dump". Used to be considered something less than challenging...not so today! Great skiing, comfortable crowds and the best food on a ski slope in the U.S.A. Most of their chairlifts only carry 4 people, I have a family of 5 so we split up...no big deal...

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Bill A
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Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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“great groomed runs”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Wonderful skiing on well groomed runs with just the right pitch - and few lift lines. Staff is very visible on the mountain and helpful. Prices for food and drink are high - skip the pizza shop at the mountain lodge.

Visited December 2012
1 Thank scooterscott
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Lindon, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
271 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Service Extraordinaire!”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

You wouldn't think that a ski resort could rival a 5-star hotel, but Deer Valley absolutely does! I parked at the Jordanelle lift area which was full. As I contemplated hiking down the road, a Deer Valley van stopped at my car, the driver took my skis and helped me into the van. At the lift ticket office, another attendant carried my skis into the building while I bought my lift ticket. Another attendant directed me to the lift line which was practically empty. At each and every lift that day, the lift attendants greeted me warmly and sincerely. Amazing! I had heard rave reviews of the restaurants and enjoyed the elaborate salad bar at Snow Park Lodge. Everything is high quality--including the restrooms! Although I loved the service and the upscale, genteel vibe, I can't say that I loved the skiing. As someone who is trying to be an intermediate skier, I found the blue runs too steep and icy and the green runs too easy. The terrain is a little bland compared to some of the other resorts. It was also very strange for me to ski right past so many condos and hotels--I wasn't too keen on so many people critiquing my skills! I did visit on a day that was extremely cold with no new snow, so the groomed runs did tend to be extremely slick. No snowboarders allowed--hallelujah!

Visited January 2012
2 Thank Elizabeth W
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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

I thought Deer Valley was such an excellent place to take my family! I have two kids 5 & 8 who took private lessons while us adults went to the EBS lounge! :)

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Katie W
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Auckland, New Zealand
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126 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“2012 - Interesting”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

We planned our trip in December as my girlfriend and I have to be in New Zealand during January for other commitments. The result was us being in Park City, UT. for an incredibly early start to the ski season for a ski dedicated holiday.
Unfortunately, it was a below average start to the season in terms of snow fall. Luckily for us, there was enough terrain open across PCMR & Deer Valley to keep us occupied.
Deer Valley opened on the 8th, we'd been there for 5 days already so enjoyed the new terrain offered by DV. On the opening day there was snow all day, and the night before. Soft, dry, powder! Beautiful. We had an absolute blast and attended for another couple of days. We actually spent our last day here! We enjoyed Flagstaff Mtn. the most, Hawkeye, Lost Boulder, and Lucky Star were our favourite runs.
We'll see you next January! Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

Visited December 2012
1 Thank EckoNZ
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