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Sundance Mountain Resort opening early for the 2022-2023 season

Nov 23, 2022, 1:04 PM
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SUNDANCE, Utah — Thanks to the early season snowfall, Sundance Mountain Resort will be opening to guests on Saturday, Dec. 3. That’s the earliest, officials say, the resort has opened in more than a decade.

“Cold temperatures and weather conditions have created an ideal environment for snowmaking, paired with natural snowfall in November have created the notable opportunity to open the resort early,” read a Wednesday morning press release from the resort.

Chad Linebaugh, president and general manager of Sundance, said, “We are so grateful Mother Nature provided us with early snow and cold temperatures. Thanks to the incredible work of our snowmaking and mountain operations teams, and new snowmaking system, we have an impressive base of snow. We are thrilled to open early and are excited for what will be an epic winter season!”

The resort will open at 9 a.m. on Outlaw Express from the midway station, while officials say snowmaking operations will continue in the upper Outlaw Express terrain. Jake’s Lift and the beginner area, including all magic carpets, will also be open.

Night skiing is set to begin on Dec. 17.

“The new Wildwood area and back mountain will open as quickly as snowmaking and natural snowfall conditions allow,” the release sated.

For the latest on lifts, as well as season and day pass information, visit their website.

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Sundance Mountain Resort opening early for the 2022-2023 season