Record Storm Crushes Snowbird, Utah

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Snowbird, Utah Nov. 26, 2001 (by Snowbird Resort)--Setting records for November snowfall, Snowbird Ski andSummer Resort received 100 inches of snow in the last 100 hours.

The resort is open for skiing and snowboarding with a base of more than 6feet and 31 inches of new snow in the last 26 hours. More snow is forecastedthroughout the week.

The Wilbere, Gadzoom and Chickadee chairlifts are open today with the Tramscheduled to open with skiing and snowboarding on Regulator Johnson Tuesday.The ticket price remains $25.

Located 29 miles from Salt Lake International Airport, Snowbird averages 500inches of annual snowfall and offers the longest ski and snowboard season inthe state of Utah. Lodging still is available for the Christmas and Olympic periods. For moreinformation, call (800) 453-3000 or go to