Utah Travel Headlines Blog

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Skiing Snowbasin Called A 'Spiritual Exercise'

Snowbasin Ski Resort wins high praise from Nicholas Parkinson, writing in the San Antonio Express-News:

"A mere hour's drive from Salt Lake City International Airport and 20 miles east of Ogden, skiers and snowboarders have more than 2,400 acres with 3,000 vertical feet to feed their egos, including three peaks to hike, dozens of chutes reaching 65 degrees to drop, trails reaching three miles in length, and all the superfluous snowboard jumps, rails and half pipes you would want. In part because of its vastness, 60 percent of Snowbasin's runs are expert."

Read the entire article.

Ski resorts in the Western US have not had a lot of new powder this season, but all Utah resorts have a good base. Right now we’re enjoying a spell of warm weather, even up at the resorts, and many people prefer that to harsh cold.

A storm is expected to bring new snow to Utah resorts this weekend. Watch our weather forecasts.

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