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Opening Day at Powder Mountain Resort

Opening Day at Powder Mountain Resort

Eden, Utah – With one of its earliest openings in a decade, Powder Mountain Resort is excited to announce Sundown Lift will begin turning at 1pm tomorrow, Friday, November 30th, for the 2018/19 winter season. Known locally as Pow Mow, the resort prides itself on providing a 100% natural skiing experience. As soon as additional snow covers the mountain’s 8,464 acres, the Powder Mountain Resort operations team will open more terrain. Please stay tuned to powdermountain.com and all social media outlets for up-to-date info.

Friday, Sundown Lift will be open from 1pm to 9pm. Starting Saturday, the Sundown area will be open from 9am to 9pm daily. Lucky Slice Pizza will be tossing New York Style pizza and an assortment of drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at Sundown Lodge. Beginning Saturday, December 1st, the Powder Keg at Timberline Lodge will be providing live music performances from 3pm to 6pm. Season pass pictures and pick-ups will be available at Timberline Lodge from 9am to 4:30pm daily.

Day tickets will be discounted 65%, bringing our opening day ticket price to less than $31 a day and will increase as more lifts and terrain open. The Sundown area will have Confidence Run, Deadhorse Run and the lower portion of the Sundown Terrain Park groomed, including three to five features set up. UTA shuttle buses will begin operations on December 15th.

New for the 2018/19 winter season, Powder Mountain Resort’s Adventure Center and Snow Sports School are partnering with GoSnow. This app, available for Apple and Android users, offers guests the ability to book lessons or adventures online via your phone, with the ability to rate their experience. GoSnow provides the users the ability to research the instructors or guides who will fulfill their needs on the slope. The Snow Sports School will be offering pop up clinics and discounts via the app.

As the first resort to truly pioneer capping day and season passes, Powder Mountain is pleased to announce the continuation of the day pass cap to provide skiers and snowboarders an unprecedented experience on hill. 1,500 tickets are available daily. “We strive to maintain the uncrowded, wide open, adventurous experience Pow Mow is known for. The day pass cap proves that we are truly committed to Preserving the Pow!” said Mark Schroetel, General Manager of Powder Mountain Resort.

Green Initiatives
Powder Mountain Resort is pleased to announce our continued partnerships with Mizu Water Bottles and POW (Protect Our Winters). Powder Mountain maintains a pledge to be 100% plastic water bottle free with the help of Mizu, who installed water stations in every lodge to promote the use of refillable water bottles. The Admiral Beverage Company/Pepsi will also reinforce our efforts in recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Furthermore, Powder Mountain is pleased to help spread POW’s message to our guests. “Our snow comes from Mother Nature and we are 100% reliant on Her for our amazing powder. We strongly believe in POW’s educational outreach and lobbying efforts to protect our most cherished resource” said Schroetel.

Winter Events
The 2018/19 winter events schedule can be found at powdermountain.com and Facebook event page. From live music at the Powder Keg, to rail jams at Sundown, Powder Mountain Resort is your destination for winter fun. The following events are highlights of the most popular events.

Powder Keg Live Music- Located in Timberline lodge, the Powder Keg is your one-stop-shop for food, beer, and live music five nights a week. To find out more about which bands are playing and when, check out our Facebook.

3rd Annual Turn N’ Burn Derby presented by Lucky Slice and Salomon Snowboards- The Turn N’ Burn Derby is a snowboard-only banked slalom held Saturday, February 23rd at the Sundown Parking Lot.

12th Annual Powder Mountain Grom Fest- Join us Saturday, January 12th and Saturday, February 9th for the 12th annual Grom Fest. This event is for skiers and snowboarders age 12 and under. There will be a slalom course and a small slope style set up.

SheShreds.co Jamboree - This is a ladies-only weekend long retreat, including competitions, clinics, dining, yoga and more spanning from Thursday, February 7th to Sunday, February 10th. Registration is open at sheshreds.co.

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About Powder Mountain

As one the first resort to cap day and season passes, Powder Mountain is a one of a kind year-round resort hanging its hat on skier experience, adventure and an unprecedented mountain modern village development. Known locally as Pow Mow, the resort boasts the most skiable acreage in North America with 8,464 acres. Preserving the Pow Mow experience is made possible by capping day passes at 1,500 daily and season passes at 3,000 yearly, which allows for an average of three acres per skier.

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