Prices plummet as snow totals climb at Utah ski resorts.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - February 13, 2009 - A streak of winter storms has pummeled Utah ski and snowboard resorts creating epic conditions for President's Day snowriders. In addition to healthy helpings of The Greatest Snow on Earth, Utah resorts are offering exceptional discounts on spring skiing starting now throughout the remaining season. Recent "airfare wars" have lowered many fares in/out of Salt Lake City International Airport, less than an hour drive from 11 Utah ski resorts. There has never been a better time to take a ski trip to Utah than now.
Following an unusually dry January for most western ski areas, Utah resorts finally returned to the deep-powder conditions skiers and snowboards have come to expect from the area's legendary powder factories.
Labyrinthine is the word that best describes the constellation of valleys and ridges that make up The Canyons; lost is the word that best describes the plight of first-time visitors who don't take the size and diversity of this place seriously.
In 1964, when Fred Smith was the travel and ski editor for a struggling magazine called Sports Illustrated, he had an idea. Before the creation of the Super Bowl, nothing much happened in the sports world during mid-January. So Fred proposed writing a
Less than three months from the start of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, there is no snow at Utah ski areas, and the warmest November in the Colorado Rockies since 1979 has forced cancellation of the World Cup downhill.