May 15, 2007
SNOWBIRD, UT - (News Release) - Skiing and snowboarding in Utah has not ended yet, as Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort will open for one final weekend of spring skiing: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 18-20. Sunday, May 20, will signal the close of resort skiing in Utah with the last day of skiing and riding at Snowbird - Utah's only resort still open for skiing and riding.
"We're happy to be able to open the upper mountain for one final weekend as a thank you to locals and season ticket holders for another great season," said Snowbird President Bob Bonar.
Snowbird will be open for skiing and riding Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 18-20, conditions permitting. Lift tickets will be $49/day. Little Cloud Chairlift, accessing the Mark Malu Fork and Rasta Chute ski runs, will operate from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Park in the Snowbird Center lot, Snowbird Entry 2, and take the Tram to Little Cloud Chairlift.
Snowbird's late-season skiing and snowboarding is not for beginners. Only advanced terrain is available from the Little Cloud Chairlift.
Sunday will mark the 180th day of lift-accessed skiing and riding at Snowbird during the season that spanned seven months from November to May.
Live music will entertain skiers and snowboarders on the Snowbird Center Plaza Deck Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Summer activities at Snowbird include an Alpine Slide, ZipRider, Bungy Trampoline, horseback and ATV tours in Mineral Basin, hiking, biking, scooter riding, a mechanical bull, inflatable playland, outdoor dining, shopping, concerts and festivals. New this year, the Peruvian Express Chairlift and Peruvian Tunnel will be open for access to Mineral Basin. Scenic Aerial Tram rides to Hidden Peak are scheduled to begin in early June and other summer activities will begin when conditions permit.