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Snowbird Receives 7 Feet in Seven Days

Published: 01/25/2010
Snowbird, Utah - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort received 7 feet of snow over the last week thanks to a succession of powerful storms. Snowbird's year to date snow totals started at 141 inches on Jan. 18 and increased steadily throughout the week, totaling 225 inches by the afternoon of Jan. 25. The resort's mid-mountain base depth currently measures 93 inches, with 100 percent of all terrain and lifts currently open.

"This past week brought an impressive amount of snow, making for what can only described as incredible skiing," said Snowbird President Bob Bonar. "We're thrilled to offer such great conditions, especially with Outdoor Retailer and The North Face Masters in town over the last few days."

Snowbird averages an annual snowfall of 500 inches, providing the longest ski and snowboard season in Utah. Last season, Snowbird received 621 inches and remained open until May 31. Lodging packages, including Ski Free, Stay Free for $149 per person/double occupancy with a lift ticket and potential fourth night free, can be found at

For more information or to see photos of the current conditions, visit Live shots of storm accumulations can be seen using Snowbird's SnowCam at

For media information or digital images, contact Jared Ishkanian at (801) 933-2047 or You can also follow Snowbird on Facebook by searching "Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort" or on Twitter under "SnowbirdSki".