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Friday, November 20, 2009

Snowbird Is Open, Park City and Brian Head Open Tomorrow

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort opened for skiing and boarding today. Solitude, Brighton and Wolf Creek Utah are already open. Other resorts will open as follows.

Park City Mountain Resort - Nov 21
Brian Head Resort - Nov 21
Snowbasin - Nov 26
The Canyons - Nov 27
Powder Mountain - Nov 29
Deer Valley - Dec 5
Sundance - Dec 11
Alta Ski Area - TBA
Beaver Mountain - TBA

Below are excerpts from a news release provided by Snowbird.

Snowbird will open at 9 a.m. with the Gadzoom chairlift accessing intermediate and advanced terrain and Chickadee accessing beginner slopes; additional terrain will be evaluated as weather conditions permit.

A series of storms are forecasted into next week along with cold temperatures that should accommodate snowmaking. Last year, Snowbird received 621 inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth® and had a 195-day season with skiing and riding from Nov. 7 to May 31, the longest in Utah.

Snowbird is offering an early season ticket price of $52. Early-season lodging and lift packages are currently available starting at $99/person through much of December by calling (800) 232-9542 or visiting


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