Deer Valley promises a luxurious summer escape

Posted By: Selma Al-Faqih on June 18, 2010 8:11 am

Make your way this weekend to the #1 ranked ski resort Deer Valley for some incredible views, activities and food.

Lift-served mountain biking, hiking and scenic rides open up June 18. You have the option of loading at Snow Park Lodge on the Silver Lake Express, or the mid-mountain Sterling Express. The Silver Lake Express chairlift operates from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (last chair downloading at 5 p.m.). The Sterling Express chairlift operates from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last chair downloading at 4:30 p.m.). Lifts are open daily through Labor Day.

Lift tickets, bike rentals and lessons are available from both Mountain Bike Rental Shops, located at Snow Park Lodge or outside Silver Lake Lodge at mid-mountain.

Rates for Silver Lake Express and Sterling Express Chairlifts:

Full day, all-lift: $29

Single ride each lift with bike: $20
Scenic ride: $16
Senior scenic ride (65+): $13
Scenic ride (6 to 12 years): $13
Scenic ride (five and under): Free with paid adult
Summer Season Pass: $290
Interchangeable Hospitality Pass: $550
Silver Lake Express (one round-trip scenic): $9 adult; $6 seniors 65+ ; $6 children 6 to 12 years; Free for children 5 and under.

–Hiking guides: $23 per hour for 1 to 2 hikers OR $33 per hour for 3 to 4 hikers


Deer Valley Resort offers an exceptional line of high-quality, full-suspension mountain bikes for rent in addition to all the accessories you’ll need for your ride. Deer Valley’s Bike Rental Shops will be open seven days a week from Friday, June 18, through Labor Day, and September 11 & 12, 2010 (conditions permitting), from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and are located at Snow Park Lodge or outside Silver Lake Lodge at mid-mountain. Rental of our Giant bikes includes a helmet and complimentary water bottle.



Deer Valley’s Mountain Bike School, offering scheduled clinics and tours for all abilities, is open daily, June 18 through Labor Day, and September 11 & 12 (conditions permitting) from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Mountain Bike School is available at either Snow Park Lodge or mid-mountain next to Silver Lake Lodge. See more of the mountain by taking a bike clinic designed to improve your skills while you enjoy a guided trail ride. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 435-645-6648.

3-hour adult clinics (13 & older): $46 per rider for 2 to 5 riders
3-hour kids clinics (8-12 years): $36 per rider for 2 to 4 riders
(10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 to 5 p.m.)
*Minimum two students; otherwise lesson converts to a 1½ hour private lesson beginning at original start time
Private clinics (2-hour minimum is required): $52 per hour for 1 to 2 riders OR $72 per hour for 3 to 4 riders.


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FOOD  Next Page >>


Enjoy excellent food al fresco

Royal Street Café is open for luncheon on the outdoor deck.

Located at Deer Valley’s mid-mountain Silver Lake Lodge, the Royal Street Café offers our award-winning cuisine with scenic deck dining and is open daily for lunch through Labor Day, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children’s and take-out menus available. Fine wines and refreshing seasonal cocktails are also available.

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Gourmet Picnic Baskets

Treat yourself to a picnic on the grass with a specialty luncheon prepared with love.  Baskets feature delectable options such as lightly smoked salmon or chilled petit filet of beef, antipasto of steamed artichokes with homemade aioli, imported olives, Creminelli truffled salami and pear tomatoes, double cream French Brie with a fresh baguette and fresh fruit along with delicious sweets. Vegetarian options are available.  Basket orders can be placed by calling 435-645-6613 or online.

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Children’s Center offers so much fun for kids

Children aged 2-12 years old can participate in the special experience of the Summer Adventure Camp June 7 through August 20th.

Surrounded by incredible mountains, hiking trails, hillside playgrounds and duck ponds, this state-licensed Children’s Center provides separate ‘home base’ space for each age group. The Center has built-in nooks for entertainment and performances, a bouldering rock-climbing wall and a full supply of craft projects, games, puzzles, videos and books to complement our outdoor activities. Counselor ratios range from one to three for infants, one to four for toddlers and one to six-eight for older children. The Children’s Center is a nut-free environment.

Image courtesy of Deer Valley