OnTheSnow.com Overview of Deer Valley
: Deer Valley Resort is located just outside of Park City, Utah and is only 37 miles from Salt Lake International Airport. The ski resort is situated along the Wasatch Range and is home to great powder, groomers, steeps and moguls. With a 3,000-foot vertical drop and more than 2,000 acres of skiable terrain, skiers of all ages and abilities are sure to find the perfect slope.
Annual Events in Deer Valley
Mid-Mountain Marathon - September
: a stunningly scenic single-track trail begins at just under 8100' and peaks out at 8400' as it traverses Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and The Colony before descending to the Canyons base area at 6800'.
Annual Tour des Suds Mountain Bike Hill Climb
(September): This event is a 7-mile mountain bike climb from City Park, to the top of Guardsman Pass with a 2,700' elevation gain. Participants are urged to don 'festive' costumes and celebrate the beginning of the fall mountain bike season in a spirited manner!
Events near Salt Lake City
Sundance Film Festival
(January): Held in the Park City, the 10-day Sundance Film Festival founded in 1981 by actor / director / producer Robert Redford -- attracts fans, hopefuls and up-and-comers, and Hollywood insiders scouting for talent, all eager to take in cinema excellence.