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As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered in the Last Week to Top Ski Resorts Across the Western United States

January 10, 2017 Ski No Comments Email Email

The New Year has resolved to deliver massive amounts of snow across ski resorts in the western United States, with as much as six feet (2 metres) falling in the last week. A heavy band of snow is expected to continue falling today across the mountains throughout the day, including Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge and Keystone; Utah’s Park City Mountain; and the Lake Tahoe Region’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

Employees at Northstar work to open the mountain following 29” (74cm) of new snow in the last 24 hours

Credit: Vail Resorts. To view and download additional photos from today, please click here.

Seven-day snow accumulation totals, as of 5 a.m. Jan. 5:

51-74 inches

(130-188cm)               Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Resort

39 inches

(99 cm)                       Utah’s Park City Mountain

5-14 inches

(13-36cm)                   Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort

Snow continues to fall at the four Colorado resorts this morning, with snow accumulation totals between the 5 a.m. snow report and 11 a.m. MSTranging from 6 to 14 inches (36cm) at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.

Follow #BigSnow

Watch as the snowfall continues throughout Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe by searching and using the hashtag, #BigSnow. Resorts, skiers and snowboarders will continuously post images directly from the mountains to offer a minute-by-minute look at conditions.

Purchase Lift Tickets In Advance to Save the Most
Skiers and snowboarders looking for the best prices on lift tickets can use their smartphone or computer to purchase tickets online in advance atwww.snow.com/lifttickets. By purchasing lift tickets seven or more days in advance online, guests will receive the biggest savings – up to 25 percent – and the lowest price, guaranteed. Advance purchase tickets can be sent directly to a guest’s mailbox, allowing them to bypass the ticket window. Or guests can easily pick up their tickets at the resorts’ Epic Day Express windows. Once a guest has a hard card ticket, they can even load more days onto the card by purchasing additional days online. Guests can also save by booking ski school lessons online in advance atwww.snow.com/skischool.

Secret Season of Vacation Savings

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10, access the best-kept secret of the season – the Secret Season! Insiders know that the best time to visit Vail Resorts iconic mountain destinations is after the holiday rush has passed. Guests can avoid the crowds and take advantage of great lodging rates – up to 40 percent off! – along with excellent conditions and short lift lines. Book lodging and lock in advanced lift ticket pricing, lessons, discounted equipment rentals, and everything else needed to get the most from the mountain! www.snow.com/info/secret-season

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