Tips for Beginner Skiers in Park City, Utah

It’s that time of year again when mountainside slopes are covered with snow, people dot the downhill slopes of Park City Mountain Resort and you can’t turn the corner without bumping into someone with their skis. It is ski season in Park City! As one of the country’s most beginner-friendly ski towns, Park City brings with a laid-back vibe and offers a wide variety of sloped terrain for beginners. So, let us help you with our tips for beginner skiers in Park City, Utah.


Plenty of green runs

Park City’s slopes are designed with the beginner in mind. With 17% of the terrain at Park City Mountain and 27% of the terrain at Deer Valley made for the beginner skier, you will have plenty to choose from.

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Try runs like Homerun or Claimjumper at Park City Mountain Resort or Bandana of Ruby Express lift at Deer Valley.

If you feel like venturing out beyond the green, try these Park City Runs of the Season.

Ski school

Not sure you want to learn on your own? Both Park City Mountain and Deer Valley offer ski instructions, including children’s programming. Choose from group instruction or private lessons.

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Download EpicMix app

Whether you have a ski pass for the season or the day, be sure to download the EpicMix app on your phone. The app will help you track your runs throughout the day and highlight special achievements you conquer. You can even share your accomplishments on social media directly from the app.

Rental equipment

Most likely if you are a beginner, you will need to rent your ski equipment. While there are many ski rental shops in town, guests at The Lowell Condominiums will enjoy 20% off their rental equipment from Park City Sport. Guests of the Lowell Condominiums will also enjoy complimentary overnight ski and snowboard equipment storage at Park City Sport.

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Apres ski

Like any expert, knowing where to apres ski is just as important as getting in your runs. Luckily Park City offers many different options to cap off your successful day on the slopes. No Park City ski trip would be complete without a visit to the High West Distillery. If you are skiing Deer Valley, visit the Apres Lounge, a bright yellow yurt at the bottom of Empire Mountain. And if you are looking for a taste of the high-life, grab a glass of bubbly at the Waldorf Astoria Arctic Lounge.

Stay at The Lowell Condominiums

For luxurious ski-in ski-out accommodations in Park City, look no further than The Lowell Condominiums. Located at the bottom of Park City Mountain Resort, our accommodations are the ideal place to rest your head after a long day on the slopes.

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So, book your stay with us today and start planning your Park City ski vacation.