Utah is deeply entrenched in North American ski history, from their roots at classic resorts like Alta and Brighton, to their legacy as host of the 2002 Winter Games. Utah has been the place for generations to get the thrills on the slopes. If you want to get waste deep in the Greatest Snow on Earth, or if you just want to cruise a mellow groomer through the trees, you can find your special place in Utah’s mountains.
X country Skiing
Surviving the fast-paced society in which we live can be a challenge. Cross-country skiing is a gentle way to slow down your thoughts, speed up your heart rate and allow yourself to be immersed in Utah’s scenic winter landscapes. There are fantastic Nordic Areas located at Solitude Mountain Resort, Sundance, White Pine, the Homestead, and Ruby’s Inn. These areas feature groomed trails through pristine Utah wilderness.
Is one of the most accessible mountain destinations in North America. Stein Eriksen Lodge nestles mid-mountain at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. With an average 355 inches of powder per year draws top skiers from all over the world. Best known for world-class skiing and winter sports, the lodge specializes in mountain sports and activities of all kinds. Each of the 175 rooms at Stein Eriksen Lodge is appointed with distinctive elements. Every room has private jetted tubs and soft terrycloth robes, to name just a couple of the world-class touches every guest experiences. Luxury suites go a step farther, with gourmet kitchens, elegant living rooms, stone fireplaces, master bedrooms, and oversized jetted tubs.
Skiers come to the lodge not only to test their skill on the slopes, but to see how much pampering they can take at the spa. The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge was designed to appeal to active-minded guests needing remedies for sore and tired muscles and guests affected by the resort’s high altitude.
All spa services grant complimentary use of the fitness center, steam room, sauna, whirlpool, and relaxation room. Aromatic and exhilarating treatments refresh and renew at this European-style spa. The extensive massage menu includes Swedish, deep tissue, aromatic, stone, reflexology, and a special massages like Ashiatsu, Structural integration and Thai are available by special appointment.
Weary muscles are attended to with a vapor wrap, where eucalyptus oil takes the edge off soreness, and a peppermint sea twist reawakens skin by improving circulation. Melissa, wildflower, and eucalyptus herbal and thermal baths, inspired by old German remedies, help ease stress and stiff muscles, while chamomile and thalasso baths are hailed for their moisturizing, detoxifying, and nourishing benefits. Facials pay special attention to skin damaged by the sun and the drying effects of the high-altitude setting. From gentle papaya enzymes and seaweed serums to milk and honey masks, nature’s best ingredients combine to revitalize skin.