Powder Mountain Ski Resort  

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Snow Report

6in. in last 24 hours

Address

800 north 5100 east
Eden, UT 84310
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Overview by Ashley Patterson

Powder Mountain has become a refuge of sorts for Little Cottonwood Canyon skiers looking to escape the crowds and find fresh snow for more than two hours into a powder day. And you can find it even faster now that the double chairlift at Hidden Lake has been replaced with a high-speed quad. Another advantage is that Powder Mountain essentially offers a shuttle service for backcountry skiing. You can ski off-piste down to the road and catch a bus back to the resort. In addition, in 1999, Powder Mountain added the Paradise quad to service 1,200 acres previously accessed by snowcat only. It is also whispered that the aptly named Powder Mountain gets more snow than any ski resort in Utah. Now there is also access to Lightning Ridge via snowcat for an additional 700 skiable acres.

Powder Mountain is located 55 miles north of Salt Lake City, so it is a bit more of a drive than many of the resorts in the area. But at times, it's worth it. Just don't tell anyone where you're going.

Price
$$?
Average Snowfall
500 Inches
Skiable Acreage
5500
Vertical Drop
2205 feet
Terrain:
25% beginner, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced
Number of Runs
124
Number of Lifts
7
Season
Mid-November to mid-April
Related Resources
Closest Airport

Weather for Powder Mountain

Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 32 F
Forecast:
Tue - Rain/Snow Showers Early. High: 38 Low: 33
Wed - Sunny. High: 45 Low: 33
Thu - Partly Cloudy. High: 51 Low: 35
Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 51 Low: 34
Sat - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 46 Low: 29


New Snow(Cumulative)

  • Past 24 Hours:
    6in.
  • Past 48 Hours:
    9in.
  • Past 72 Hours:
    9in.

Base Depth

  • At Base:
    19in.
  • At Summit:
    19in.

Status

  • Ski Lifts Open:
    0 of 7
  • Trails:
    0 of 124
  • XC Trails Open:
    0km
Last Updated: November 24 2014 08:08 PM


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