Snowbird Spring Skiing

ShareTweet The abundant late season snow at Snowbird Ski resort this winter (or spring is more like it) pushed the season all the way to Memorial Day and beyond.  They actually plan to ski till Father’s Day weekend and may very well make it, possibly even till July 4th with a little luck.  Today was […]

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ShareTweet Following a side trip to Moab, Utah to see Canyonlands and Arches National parks while staying at the Lazy Lizard hostel, today marked a return to the ski slopes at Snowbird Ski Resort.  The Snowbird Tram, Little Cloud Today the skies were almost cloudless and the views from Hidden Peak and everywhere else on […]

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ShareTweet Who would have imagined that dumps of more than a foot would still be coming down at Snowbird Ski Resort On May 24th?  Over the past few days around TWO FEET of snow has fallen on the mountain.  Right now, Snowbird is the only game in town as all the other resorts closed more […]

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ShareTweet Another wintry day delighted skiers and snowboarders at Snowbird Ski Resort on May 23, 2010.  Yesterday’s snowfall remained mostly soft and powdery.   Temperatures edged up slightly and fresh tracks could still be cut over much of the mountain!  Morning low temperatures were around 20 degrees and made for a rather cold start to the […]

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ShareTweet That’s is folks!  No more spring skiing at Snowbird Ski Resort this year!  Like all good things, the Snowbird spring ski season came to an end.  There is simply to much snow and another dump last night put an end to the spring ski season at Snowbird Ski Resort.  Snowbird had just announced plans […]

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ShareTweet Following some warmer weather during the past week down in Sandy (and apparently up at Snowbird), it was more evident that warmer temperatures and spring may have finally arrived at Snowbird Ski Resort.  The snow levels around the base of the mountain near the Cliff Lodge dropped very significantly during the last four days […]

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ShareTweet After today there will be 7 more ski days at Snowbird Ski Resort on this awesome trip.  Today was another beautiful spring day at Snowbird, though the snow conditions are still not quite “spring”.  It’s warm, it’s sunny, the skies are a deep blue with wispy clouds scattered around, but there has been so […]

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ShareTweet It was a rather warm day in Sandy Utah at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon.  Up on the mountain sat Snowbird, the warmer temperatures combined with recent snowfall made for TONS of terrain was closed today including the whole Cirque Bowl, Cirque Traverse, the Path to Paradise and the higher traverses along the […]

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ShareTweet During the 4-day hiatus Snowbird took from daily operations, more than another foot of snow fell.  Spring skiing with those slush “hero” bumps and soft, slick, granular snow is still a ways off.  Any bare or thin spots that were beginning to pop through last weekend were covered up by the recent snowfall. On […]

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ShareTweet Like all great things, even a ski season must come to an end at some point.  In the East, most resorts seem to simply pick a day and shut down, end of story.  Many of the Western resorts do the same thing, even when 20 feet of snow falls around the planned closing date!  […]

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