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.
Fredrick Ericsson and Jorgen Aamot wait on the weather to summit Kangchenjunga.
Base Camp Life
At the moment we are stuck in base camp and all we can do is to wait for the weather to change. I’m getting a bit of déjà vu from last year on Dhaulagiri. Acclimatization climbs passed by without any problems but as soon as I‘m ready for the summit the weather changes totally. Last year it was a week of snowfall that stopped me, this year the jet stream has taken over the mountain. For about a week now it’s been around 90 km/h wind up on 8000 meters and that is no place for us to be in those conditions.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Start thinking winter because http://www.sierraattahoe.com/index.asp target=_blank>Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort is gearing up for what the Farmer’s Almanac is predicting will be an above average snow year. With an annual average of 480 inches of snow, an above average year means plenty of powder days to come. Here’s what else is coming at Sierra Resort this winter.
With just 6 months to go, Jackson Hole is making good progress on their new tram. Get the update for June 2008, including the scoop on a glass wall through which guests can see the inner workings of the tram.