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Sundance Resort Travel Guide

Sports and the Outdoors

Cross-Country Skiing

Enjoy terrain suitable for all skill levels while cross-country skiing Sundance Resort's 24 km (15 miles) of groomed trails. Ten kilometers (6 miles) of dedicated snowshoeing trails wind through mature aspen groves and pines. Lessons and equipment rentals, including telemark gear, are available for all techniques of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Downhill Skiing

Skiers and snowboarders at Sundance Resort will find 42 trails on 450 acres of varied terrain. The mountain isn't big, but it does offer something for everyone, and you'll almost never find a lift line here. The focus on a total experience, rather than just on skiing or snowboarding, makes this a delightful destination. Services include specialized ski workshops (including ladies' day clinics and personal coaching), a PSIA-certified ski school, and a ski school just for children, with programs that include all-day supervision, lunch, and ski instruction. Children as young as four are eligible for group lessons. Rentals are available for all skill levels. Night skiing is also available four nights a week.

Fly-Fishing

The Provo River, minutes from Sundance Resort, is a fly-fishing catch-and-release waterway. Access to the rainbow and German brown trout found in the river is year-round. You can purchase the required fishing license in the general store at the resort; if you opt for a tour, equipment is provided.

Hiking

Hiking trails in the Sundance area vary from the easy 1.25-mile Nature Trail and the popular lift-accessed Stewart Falls Trail (3.1 miles) to the 7.4-mile Big Baldy Trail, which leads past a series of waterfalls up steep, rugged terrain. You can access moderate- to expert-level trails from the resort base or chairlift. Select from three routes to summit the 11,000-foot Mount Timpanogos. Guided naturalist hikes are available.

Mountain Biking

You'll find more than 25 miles of ski lift–accessed mountain-biking trails at Sundance Resort, extending from the base of Mount Timpanogos to Ray's Summit at 7,250 feet. High-tech gear rentals are available for full or half days, as is individual or group instruction.

Sundance Mountain Outfitters. Sundance Mountain Outfitters can rent you all the gear you need for mountain biking (or skiing or snowboarding). 8841 N. Alpine Loop Rd., Sundance, UT, 84604. 801/223–4121. www.sundanceresort.com.

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