Resort Enhances Signature Terrain Park and Introduces New Terrain Park
PARK CITY, Utah – (October 9, 2003) Park City Mountain Resort’s terrain parks were ranked in the top five in North America by snowboarding industry’s leading publications. The readers of Transworld Snowboarding ranked the Resort’s terrain parks fourth in North America. Snowboarder magazine ranked the Resort’s terrain parks as one of the top four in the world by inviting the Resort’s park crew to participate in the Cutter’s Cup (World Park Building Championships) last April.
“We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the freeriding/skiing movement that is revolutionizing the snowsport industry” said Julie Hopkins, director of marketing and sales at Park City Mountain Resort. “The industry’s best and most influential riders and freeskiers have made Park City Mountain Resort their home mountain because of the quality of our terrain parks. The Resort is leading the industry by constantly enhancing its parks and pipes.”
Park City Mountain Resort’s pipes received high accolades from Transworld Snowboarding magazine in four other areas. The magazine’s readers ranked Eagle Superpipe sixth, food second, nightlife fifth, and the overall Resort was ranked eleventh. The Resort was crowned the best jump at The Cutter’s Cup and ranked second overall. The Resort’s terrain parks also received top-ten recognition from Skiing, Freeze, and Freeskier magazines. The addition of a new terrain park for the upcoming season is the latest step in Park City Mountain Resort’s commitment to providing our guests with the best conditions and most varied terrain. The Resort will now have a total of four terrain parks. Jonesy’s Park, the newest addition located on the upper part of the mountain, will offer features that are at an intermediate park rider’s ability level.
“With the addition of Jonesy’s Park the Resort will provide terrain park features for every level of rider/skier and twice as many jump features than we offered last season,” said Jim Mangan, action sports marketing manager for the Resort. “The terrain parks will also introduce 10 new jib features, in addition to the 38 we already have. Some of the highlight features to watch for are the 40 foot long funbox, the butterbox, down flat down box, and mini stair feature.”
Last season the Resort’s signature terrain park, King’s Crown Superpark, was the playground for many of the industry’s professional and amateur riders and skiers. The Superpark boasts more than 20 rail and funbox features, and more than 10 jumps. The parks and pipes are groomed every evening and maintained throughout the day by skilled grooming operators and daytime crews.
Park City Mountain Resort celebrates 40 years as the heart of American skiing during the 2003-04 season. With 3,300 acres of groomed runs, bumps, bowls, terrain parks, and Utah’s famous powder our guests can Get it all Here. The Resort is consistently ranked among the top ten ski resorts in North America by SKI magazine and voted as one of the top four terrain parks by Snowboarder and Transworld Snowboarding magazines.- www.parkcitymountain.com