Topic: ResortsThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Friday, November 12, 2010 - 12:17 AM
by Gina Bégin
Brighton, UT - A day early and not a moment too soon for skiers longing to enjoy Utah's famous snow, Brighton Ski Resort opened today a day ahead of schedule after numerous early season storms teased the locals. The early opening marked the start of the ski and snowboard season in Utah.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 05:11 PM
Snowbird, UT - The 40th winter season at Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will begin this Saturday, Nov. 13, with skiing and riding on natural and man-made snow a week earlier than originally planned.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 11:34 AM
Brighton, UT - Snowy weather and cold temperatures for snowmaking have prompted Brighton Ski Resort in Utah's Big Cottonwood Canyon to announce today that they will open for skiing and riding on Thursday, a day earlier than originally planned.
Monday, November 08, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT - After being teased with up to 44 inches of snow last month, autumn made an untimely return to Utah last week. Winter, however, is back in the Wasatch this week.
Thursday, November 04, 2010 - 04:12 PM
Editor's Note: This is the fourth column in a weekly series written by Meteorologist Joel Gratz that will take you "behind the scenes" of the typical weather forecast. Joel is the founder of ColoradoPowderForecast.com, where you can sign up for his email alerts.
by Joel Gratz
Boulder, CO - If you like snow, then you've undoubtedly read the news coverage of a weather phenomenon called La Nina in the skiing press over the last month or two. But what exactly is La Nina, and how does it affect snowfall across the United States? The answers are both simple and very complex. Let's break it down in Q&A format.
Wednesday, November 03, 2010 - 12:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - On Thursday, Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will deliver to the Utah Food Bank more than 5,000 pounds of food – the equivalent of 2,500 meals – collected during the resort's annual Customer Appreciation Days.
Monday, November 01, 2010 - 11:30 AM
Snowbird, UT - Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will host the second annual Scott Markewitz Photography Workshop, Feb. 3-6, 2011. This instructional class is geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced photographers who want to improve their action and scenic photography skills with one of the most celebrated ski and snowboard photographers working today.
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 03:00 PM
Snowbird, UT - The Cliff Spa at Utah's Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is currently undergoing a major renovation, the first to the facility since it opened in 1987. Improvements to the Spa, located on the ninth and tenth floors of the Cliff Lodge, are expected to be completed by early December.
Friday, October 22, 2010 - 10:00 AM
Park City, UT - Deer Valley Resort staff will host the "Transylvania Tea Party" blood drive, a Halloween season tradition at the Utah ski resort, next Friday, Oct. 29. The Transylvania Tea Party Blood Drive was started seven years ago by Deer Valley employees who wanted to help local health care facilities augment their blood supplies. Members of the public are also welcome to donate blood at Deer Valley next Friday.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 11:00 AM
Denver, CO - Despite ongoing economic fluctuations and decreased consumer confidence, western mountain destinations including those in Utah posted a 15.8 percent increase in actual occupancy compared to September 2009 according to the latest data released by Mountain Travel Research Program (MTRiP). This represents the biggest monthly increase in more than two years and first increase over pre-recession levels in 2008. Early indicators are positive as well for the ski and snowboard season ahead.