DEER VALLEY RESORT, Summit County — The Ruins of Pompeii, Gnat’s Eye and the Orient Express. What do these three things have in common? They are all names of popular ski runs at the Deer Valley Ski Resort near Park City.
Utah is famous for its ski resorts, attracting people from all over the world. There are 14 ski resorts in Utah, with “10 world-class ski resorts within an hour radius of the Salt Lake airport,” according to Ski Utah.
Some of the ski trails at the various resorts have unusual and interesting names and even more interesting back stories.