Powder in Utah: Brighton Reports 48 Inches

Utah ski resorts are claiming as much as 48 inches in the last 48 hours. Read more to find out what Utah resorts got slammed.
#2: Alta/Snowbird, Utah

Just in time for holiday traffic, Utah ski resorts receive a major addition to their base. Jess Kunzer of Ski Utah says, "We are stoked. The timing on this storm couldn't have been better. Utah ski and snowboard resorts across the state received as much as 48 inches of snow in 48 hours. Conditions should be wonderful for holiday visitors." Snowbird and Alta, in Utah's Little Cottonwood Canyon, are reporting totals of 44 and 39 inches, respectively. Northern resorts, such as Ogden's Powder Mountain, claim a new 15 inches from the storm. Check out the new snow totals.

Utah Resort 48-hour Snow Totals:

Alta Ski Area- 39" 
Brian Head Resort- 10" 
Brighton Ski Resort- 48" 
The Canyons- 28" 
Deer Valley Resort- 28" 
Park City Mountain Resort- 28" 
Powder Mountain- 15" 
Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort- 30" 
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort- 44" 
Solitude Mountain Resort- 46" 
Sundance Resort- 36"
Wolf Creek Utah- 21”

 2009/2010 preview video presented by Snowbird Ski Resort:


The last ski resort open in Utah is Snowbird. And lucky for them, Mother Nature graced them with yet another late-season storm. (A storm earlier this month brought four and a half feet of powder to Snowbird). This one brought 19 inches in the past 30 hours, and another foot is predicted before the week is over.

Snowbird, Utah Gets 34 Inches in 48 Hours

Snowbird is the last open resort in Utah. And they're still getting dumped on. Here are the stats: 17 inches in the last 24 hours, 34 inches in the past 48 hours, bringing the season total up to 543 inches.

Chairlift Piled with Snow

Recent Utah Snow

A few images from the recent storm that pummeled Utah ski resorts. Some resorts claimed as much as 48 inches from the weekend system, a necessary addition to the base before holiday skier traffic.

Best Snow: Alta/Snowbird, Utah  Resort Awards

Best Snow: Alta/Snowbird, Utah

The heavens really open up in Utah. These neighboring resorts at the end of Little Cottonwood Canyon typically get more than 600 inches a year.

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A behind-the-scenes look at a group of skiers' attempt to ski Utah's 13 resorts in 24 hours.

Snowbird, April

Powderchaser: Get to Utah. Now.

Alta is reporting 47 inches in the past 48 hours. Vail has received 18 inches in the past 24 hours. Winter is here for one final hoorah. Get out while you still can.

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