Storms give ski area seven feet of snow in seven days

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 25, 2010 10:59 am

                                                                           Snowbird Receives 7 Feet in Seven Days

Snowbird, Utah – Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort received 7 feet of snow over the last week thanks to a succession of powerful storms. Snowbird’s year to date snow totals started at 141 inches on Jan. 18 and increased steadily throughout the week, totaling 225 inches by the afternoon of Jan. 25. The resort’s mid-mountain base depth currently measures 93 inches, with 100 percent of all terrain and lifts currently open.

“This past week brought an impressive amount of snow, making for what can only described as incredible skiing,” said Snowbird President Bob Bonar. “We’re thrilled to offer such great conditions, especially with Outdoor Retailer and The North Face Masters in town over the last few days.”

Snowbird averages an annual snowfall of 500 inches, providing the longest ski and snowboard season in Utah. Last season, Snowbird received 621 inches and remained open until May 31. Lodging packages, including Ski Free, Stay Free for $149 per person/double occupancy with a lift ticket and potential fourth night free, can be found at

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