March 31, 2005
Park City, UT -- Today is one of those days where it is not uncommon tohear, "This was the best powder day of the season." What is uncommon is that people are saying this on the 30th of March.
"I've been here 15 years and I've never seen anything like it this late in the season," says Lynn Offret, Ski Patrol Supervisor at The Canyons.
In the past 24 hours The Canyons Resort has received over 2 feet of snow, and the forecast is calling for up to another foot of snow tonight. The mid-mountain snow depth is now topping 130 inches. Ninety-Nine 90 is officially waist-deep.
This series of March storms at The Canyons, means the season total will top 400 inches, and 33 feet.
Forecasters predict sunny skies over the weekend, just in time for TheCanyons' 8th Annual Pond Skimming & Reggae Fest on Saturday, April 2nd.This is also great news for the String Cheese Incident, the band performing at The Canyons on Sunday, April 3rd. "We hear it's been dumping snow in Park City. You couldn't keep us away! See you soon," said Carrie Lombardi, Spokesperson for SCI.
The Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah is the largest single ski andsnowboard resort in Utah and one of the five largest in the United States. Located just four miles from Park City's historic Main Street, The Canyons offers 3,500 acres of diverse terrain over eight separate mountains, accessing 146 trails.