Summer activities at Sundance mountain open Friday.

New this year are two additional miles for mountain biking.Horseback riding, scenic lift rides and lift-access hiking are also offered.

In addition, there are a variety of activities for children in the Sundance Village including art, outdoor recreation and theater as well as a day camp.

The Sundance Kid's Camp expanded its creative programming. The camp is a one-day, three-day or six-day camp experience. It begins June 18 for children ages six to eleven. For details, call 223-4140.

The Sundance mountain bike race series begins this weekend. Riders interested can call 223-4849.

Lift-access mountain biking and hiking are $12 for an all-day pass and $5 for a one-trip pass. Horseback riders should call 223-4170 for price information.

"We are excited about continuing the energy of our winter season into our summer recreation," said Jerry Warren, director of skiing and mountain operations.