Resort: Parkwest

Elevation: 6,800 to 9,000

Number of Runs: 50

Number of Lifts: 7 doubles

Ticket Price: $25 adults, $15 children

Base Facilities: Lodge, restaurant, ski shop

Year Opened: 1968

Most Popular Runs:

Sourdough off Shortswing lift is a big, wide intermediate slope that is always groomed and offers easy lift access.

Most difficult run:

Massacre off Shortswing lift is steep, narrow and very bumpy

Best Ego Run: Greenhorn off Greenhorn lift is groomed smooth and has a perfect pitch for good parallel turns.

Longest Run: Ambush of Ironhorse.

Special Programs: Herman's Learn to Ski, Learn to Ski BEtter, Learn to Snowboard programs offer rentals, pass and lesson for $29.95 for skiers, $34.95 for snowboarders; Snowboard School is the largest in Utah and offers rentals and lessons at all levels; Learn to Ski programs offered at the resort; and regular school and pre-school programs coordinated between resort and schools.*

Special Events:

Jan. 25 is Snowboarder Magazine's "Learn to Shred DAy; "Feb. 1 is Wasatch Telemark Series and Snowboard Cup in the half-pipe, Feb. 2 is Snowboard Cup slalom; Feb. 15 is Snowboard Cup giant slalom; Feb. 16 is Snowbaord Cup giant slalom; Feb 16 is Snowboard Cup half-pipe event; Feb. 21-23 is the masters Intermountain Championships; FEb. 29 is Snowboard Cup giant slalom and pro jump; March 1 is Mazda/Jimmie Heuga Ski Express and Snowboard Cup in the half-pipe; March 12-18 is ParaSki Championships; and march 28 is Youth Ski League Race; March 27-29 is snowboard trade show featuring a look at new equipment and much more.

Unique Features: A "snowsport" event offering a wide range of activities ranging from snowmobiling, to hot air balloon rides and bungi jump, to skiing.

Next Week: Solitude