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January 16, 2006

Park City, UT (Press Release)— The rumors are true — The Canyons Resort is experiencing amazing snowfall this season! We just passed the 200 inch marker, and more snow is in the forecast.

January is packed with live music and events — check out the happenings at Utah’s newest and largest resort… Hope to see you here soon!

All Star Jam Band Concert – Friday, January 20th
On Friday, January 20th, The Canyons, in partnership with the House of Blues, will present an All Star Jam Band Concert. This will be a live show on stage in The Canyons Resort Village featuring a myriad of rock legends. This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. Show starts at 7:30pm.

Members of the All Star Jam Band are as follows:
Tommy Lee (Motley Crue), Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains), Billy Morrison & Billy Duffy (The Cult), Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses & Velvet Revolver), Donovan Leitch (Camp Freddy), Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), Mike Mangini (Extreme & Steve Vai), Kenny Aronoff (Smashing Pumpkins), Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Steely Dan & the Doobie Brothers), Benji Madden (Good Charlotte), Barry Goudreau & Fran Sheehan (Boston).

Wasatch Back Tele Tune Up – Saturday, January 21st
On Saturday, January 21st newly founded P.C. Telemark will be working with the U.S. Telemark Association, Wasatch Telemark Association, and The Canyons to host the “Wasatch Back Tele Tune Up” clinic. This is the only telemark opportunity in Park City this winter, so don’t miss out! The clinic is for individuals of all skiing abilities.

Event Details:
Registration is requested and will be held on-line at:
8:00am – 8:45am: Registration at Island Spices Café
9:00am – 12:00pm: Morning instructional clinic
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon instructional clinic
4:00pm: Raffle and après ski at Island Spices Cafe

Cost: $75 for The Canyons season pass holders; $100 without a season pass; $125 for walk-ups that morning. Lunch is included.

The Nickelodeon Sneak Peek at The Canyons – Saturday, January 21st
On Saturday, January 21, 2006 The Canyons will team up with Nickelodeon to host The Nick Sneak Peek at The Canyons. Now that ASC has partnered with Nickelodeon to launch an exclusive line of Nickelodeon Winter Apparel, we will be offering 500 of our guests a first look at Nick shows. We will have 3 Nick characters on-site throughout the day – SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and Patrick. These characters will be around the resort beginning at 10am and ending at 6pm.

The actual Nick Sneak Peek will take place in The Canyons Grand Summit Hotel from 3:00pm – 6:00pm and will be a ticketed event. All guests – both children and adults – will need to have a ticket. Tickets will be complimentary. Guests can get tickets (while supplies last) through booking a Learn to Ski/Ride clinic with SpongeBob via the Ski and Snowboard School, or through Canyon Mountain Sports. Canyon Mountain Sports has received the new Nick Winter Apparel that will be available for sale. Nickelodeon stickers will be given away in the shop while supplies last.

At the Sneak Peek, there will be Nick animators, goodie bags, the 3 Nick characters, as well as the premieres of the new Holly Hobbie and Skyline shows.

3rd Annual Vertical Vibe – Monday, January 23rd
On Monday, January 23rd The Canyons will present the 3rd Annual Vertical Vibe. Switchfoot will be performing live in The Canyons Resort Village, accompanied by a huge fireworks display. Event is FREE and open to the public.

The event kicks off with the fireworks show at 7:00pm. Plan to arrive early, park in the Cabriolet parking lot, then ride up the Cabriolet into The Canyons Resort Village.

For more information on Switchfoot, please visit