Beyond Park City Ski Slopes: Snow Tubing in Gorgoza Park

Want a great ski trip? Park City Mountain Resort in Utah offers just about every kind of winter sport activity imaginable. TwinCitiesGal and I had fun learning to ski on the actual Park City Mountain Resort slopes, and then that night a whole gaggle of gals went to Gorgoza Park for some nighttime snow tubing. Was it fun? Yes, absolutely: Take a look for yourself.

I thought my hat was going to fly right off my head! Gorgoza Park is part of the Park City Mountain Resort family, and it’s great fun to get pulled up the mountain (it’s lift-served, so no trudging in the snow) and then go speeding down. It operates during the day and night during the winter ski season. Gorgoza Park is also well lit for nighttime snow tubing. We went down a whole bunch of times together; to form a group, switch off who holds whose lead ropes. It’s a faster, more thrilling ride when we can scream and laugh with our friends.

I also went down solo. This was fun too: While not as fast a ride, the tube spun around in circles on the way down, and I got a face full of powdery snow. After my solo snow tubing ride, I joined the larger group in a yurt for hot chocolate and general laughter.  Funny; I’d never been in a yurt before, either. Check one more item off my list of things to do on a ski trip!

Park City Mountain Resort also has snowmobiling, sleigh rides, and an alpine coaster, so there’s plenty to do in Park City besides ski. I recommend tubing at Gorgoza Park. For those of us who are, shall we say, less than proficient skiers, it feels great to be able to be good at a winter sport activity. Even if it IS just sitting down.

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4 Responses to “Beyond Park City Ski Slopes: Snow Tubing in Gorgoza Park”

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    mel love says:

    Looks super fun! I always enjoy reading your stories!!

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    Krista Parry says:

    I love the sound of shear fear in your screams! Great video and an excellent way to end a ski day. I would say it’s more fun than a cookie sheet. What do you think Jen?!

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