Wednesday , November 08, 2017 - 5:00 AM
HUNTSVILLE — Quickly cooling temperatures and snow dusting Northern Utah’s peaks can only mean one thing: Ski season is coming.
Snowbasin Resort fired up it snow guns on Tuesday, Nov. 7, according to a press release from the resort, and currently has a base of 7 inches.
The Huntsville resort plans to open for the season on Wednesday, Nov. 22, weather and conditions permitting.
This season, Snowbasin will debut its high-speed, six-seat lift, which replaces the old Wildcat lift. The chairlift ride will take five minutes and rises more than 1,290 feet, and doubles capacity to 2,400 people per hour.
Powder Mountain’s opening date hasn’t been announced yet. According to the resort’s website, Powder Mountain currently has a base of 10 inches.
Nordic Valley, also in Eden, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this season. Its opening date is scheduled for Dec. 9.
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