Freeriding, terrain parks and pistes
in The Canyons
Freeriders have landed in paradise when they get here. You simply won’t believe not only the amount of terrain, but also the diversity of it all. The Tombstone Express will take you to some super terrain, but make sure you study your lift map, it would be easy to head off down a steep trail above your ability. However, one of the best areas to visit is the South Side Chutes off the Condor chair lift, where you will find a series of steep chutes.
FreestylersFreestylers who have been wondering which place to check out in Utah, should look no further than this resort. The Canyons is a mega freestylers hangout having loads of natural halfpipes with excellent banked walls. And as if having perfectly formed natural pipes wasn’t enough, the resort also has a first class superpipe. For rails and hits take the Sun Peak Express chair to the Snow Peak area where you’ll find the extensive Sobe terrain park.
PistesRiders of any level will find that this is a fine resort to practice cranking out some turns at speed. There are loads of carefully prepared pistes that will keep you happy for days on end.
Beginners must study a lift map or seek advice from a local in order to get to the best of the easy terrain, which in truth, is rather limited. However, if you’re a quick learner then it’s fine.