Weekend Ski Report: Light snow expected in Northern Utah

Thursday , February 16, 2017 - 4:58 PM1 comment

JACOB SCHOLL, Standard-Examiner Staff

Ski resorts in the Ogden area are expecting warmer temperatures and light snowfall over President’s Day weekend. 

On Powder Mountain, skies will be cloudy on Saturday with temperatures in the low 40s. Four to eight inches of snow are predicted to fall on Sunday. President’s Day, on Monday, will see minimal snowfall and cloudy skies. The temperature for Monday will be in the mid-30s to low-40s. 

Snowbasin will also see its share of snow over the weekend. The resort will be overcast on Saturday with temperatures in the high-30s to low-40s. Snow will start to fall Sunday and continue throughout the day. Monday morning will have mostly clear skies, but clouds will start to roll in toward the afternoon. The high for Monday will be in the mid-40s. 

Nordic Valley will experience a cloudy Saturday with temperatures ranging from high-30s to mid-40s. For Sunday, snow will begin to fall early in the morning, but will turn to light rain for most of the day as temperatures rise to the high-30s. The rain will turn to snow later Sunday evening as temperatures dip back into the mid-30s. Monday will have partly cloudy to overcast skies as temperatures will range from the mid-30s to mid-40s.

Events on the slopes:

Snowbasin will have live music provided by the Kris Lager Band from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. starting Thursday through Monday at the Cinnabar. Uinta Brewing will be taking over the taps at Earl’s Patio from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. A plated brunch is available Saturday and Sunday mornings at the Cinnabar. 

Powder Mountain will host Grom Fest, a family-friendly event to expand their skills on the mountain, on Saturday. Grom Fest is a contest for skiers and snowboarders under the age of 12. Registration takes place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Sundown Lodge, and the event begins at 11 a.m. 

Nordic Valley will have its weekly Date Night special for night skiing on Friday night. Two lift tickets will be $30 for skiing between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and food specials will be available. 

Contact digital producer Jacob Scholl at jscholl@standard.net or follow him on Twitter @Jacob_Scholl. 

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