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Elevation Utah 2014 - Park City Gay Ski Week 2014

Celebrating Park City's hot new Gay Ski Week

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A perfect powder day on the slopes of Deer Valley, one of Park City's three premier ski resorts

photo by Andrew Collins

A still fairly young Utah gay ski event produced by the same promoters behind the long-running and highly successful Elevation Mammoth Gay Ski Week, the Elevation Utah - Park City Gay Ski Week takes place this year over President's Day Weekend, from February 20 through 23, 2014. It's held just a couple of weeks after the close of Park City's famed Sundance Festival, which dominates the entire region during the second half of January (January 16 to 26 in 2014).

Elevation Utah has become a huge hit since its debut - it takes place in one of the coolest little ski towns in the West, Park City, a fine place to shop and play in. And it's in the heart of Utah's Wasatch Mountains, which offer some of the best ski conditions in the world: spectacular powder, sunny weather, and beautifully kept facilities.

The four-day weekend consists of a series of parties (check the official Elevation Utah event calendar for details), including Welcome Apres-Ski on Thursday, Feb. 20, followed that night by dancing into the late hours at another favorite Main Street dance club, Downstairs. On Friday there's apres-ski, followed by a night of dancing and cruising down in the valley at Salt Lake City's very fun gay club, JAM. Then on Saturday and Sunday, the festivities continue with more Apres-Ski fun each day, and then big late-night parties each evening, including a Saturday night fete at Park City Live, and a number of terrific DJs showing their stuff. You can buy tickets for Elevation Utah online, with several different packages and passes available.

Of course, there's also skiing each day at different Park City resorts, informal lunch meet-ups, and an Elevation Utah Guide to Park City, with suggestions on dinner, nightlife, and other things to see and do around the area.

Elevation Utah is offering lodging deals at a number of local host hotels - here's the Elevation Utah Lodging Guide, complete with links and booking information on each hotel. These include three official host hotels, the Sunrise Lodge - a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Washington School House Inn, and the Park City Peaks Hotel. Also take a look at the excellent travel website produced by the Park City tourism office as well as the outstanding LGBT travel page produced by Visit Salt Lake, which has plenty of information if you're planning to spend some time there.

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