Ski-in/ski-out homes and condominiums represent the ultimate ease and convenience when it comes to a ski vacation. In this tour, we will be skiing Deer Valley Resort with a focus on the Deer Crest Subdivision.
The first Deer Valley Ski Tour focused on the homes around Bald Eagle Mountain. With the exception of the Bald Eagle Club area, all of the homes and condominiums could be reached on skis as well as by car. The Deer Crest area by contrast is all within a private gated community, so driving the area isn’t possible and skiing to many of the homes without permission also is not possible. Many of the Deer Crest properties can be seen on skis from the lifts and public trails at Deer Valley Resort.
The start of our ski tour of the Deer Crest area will begin at Deer Valley’s Snow Park base area on the Carpenter Express lift. From the top of the chair, ski back toward Snow Park while bearing right on the Little Stick ski run. Little Stick is an easy intermediate level trail effectively a “cat-track”, the run was the start of the Olympic Slalom course in 2002 and it offers great views of the Snow Park Base area and the Lower Deer Valley community. Little Stick merges with the Deer Hollow Run and enters the Deer Crest area just above the St Regis Hotel.
The Deer Hollow trail is the ski access for the St Regis at Deer Valley (condominiums and residences). The funicular visible from Snow Park is the non-ski guest access for the resort. Current ownership opportunities at the St Regis Deer Valley start at $1.37M for a 1-bedroom 2-bath model and range up to $18M for a 5-bedroom 7-bath custom penthouse residence. Skiing out of the St Regis is on the Deer Hollow trail to the Mountaineer Express lift then down Deer Hollow to Little Stick to access the rest of Deer Valley Resort via Snow Park.
For our tour we will exit the Mountaineer Express to the left and onto the Jordanelle ski run at Deer Valley. The Jordanelle ski run at Deer Valley from the top of Little Baldy Peak to the base of the gondola is the only public access trail winding through the homes in the Deer Crest Estates area. The ski runs through the Deer Crest area are a little steep and narrow for beginners, but they are well maintained and generally not crowded. Most all of the homes will access the Jordanelle Gondola and then ski down into Snow Park to access the rest of the mountain. There are approximately ten homes and homesites that have direct ski access to Snow Park without skiing down to the gondola first.
The Jordanelle ski Run passes a few homes for sale and offers a good idea of the ski-in/ski-out access of others. As the trail flattens out you’ll note a sign where the gondola to the Deer Pointe Villas as you approach the gondola, the Deer Crest Townhomes are visible just to the south. The gondola ride back to the top provides views of more Deer Crest Estates homes and a glimpse of the possible future expansion area at Deer Valley to the south. The gondola tops out at the top of the Deer Hollow ski run; follow this back to Little Stick and into Snow Park where this real estate ski tour started.
For more information about ski-in/ski-out homes at Deer Valley Resort, contact a ski real estate specialist with the YouInParkCity.com Group at (888)968-4672.