If you’ve ever hiked the Dolomites, wandered through the Black Forest, or taken the tram to the top of Mt. Blanc, you know the delight of coming around a mountain trail, and discovering a charming hut serving high quality homemade delights and cold beers. That classic European way of life, is now possible in Park City. After 19 years of serving gourmet dinners and lunches during the winter months, the Viking Yurt is now open for summer dining.

Hikers can pause for a cold drink and summer salad amid the stunning slope side scenery. Bikers can recharge with a hearty buff alo brat served with homemade onion jam. If you prefer to visit Th e Viking Yurt with ease a direct chairlift , the Crescent Chair at Park City Mountain Resort, will take you up for a mountaintop meal and back down again.

VIKINGYURT.COM provides a guide for guests and locals that will map out trail routes from various points in Park City. Deer Valley guests can hike over on the Mid-Mountain Trail. Old town visitors can hike or ride up the Town Chairlift . Bikers can ride up from any direction. Th ere are endless ways to access the Viking Yurt. And when you arrive, you’ll discover their renowned menu choices and a full complement of beverages, including a full liquor license. It allows anyone, of any ability, to reach this idyllic spot up in the cool mountain air. With incredible views of the town below and the Uinta’s to the east.

To launch summer dining, the Viking Yurt will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 to 3:30. Th e hours and days will increase with demand. They are also available to host private summer affairs, from corporate events to birthday celebrations. To make private event inquiries, visit their website for Summer Private Events. Special events and daily information will also be posted on their Instagram@VikingYurt.

Leave the dry granola bar behind on your next mountain hike. Ditch the energy drink on your bike ride. Instead, make your way through the trees and up on the summer slopes at the Viking Yurt for a classic European dining experience. Reward yourself with a summer salad, buffalo brat or a cold whiskey cider at 8,700 feet. This is refined dining on a mountain top for the perfect summer day.