Ski & Snowboard News / Snow dinosaur, talented barista, concerts, pond skimming, and a Prom
Apr 02, 2018 07:41AM
● By Harriet Wallis
Barista Alyssa creates designs in beverages / photo: Harriet Wallis
mountains typically get dumps of snow in April.
But "... no two winters are the same,” says Nathan Rafferty, President/CEO of Ski Utah. “Some years we open early and some are a little delayed, but Utah’s winter season is long and should be enjoyed until the end.”
Spring comes, and events start popping up.
The annual 16-day Spring Grüv event series at Park City Mountain runs through April 8 and includes concerts, pond skimming on April 7, and other fun activities.
annual snow sculpture contest at Brighton produced this dinosaur.
And barista Alyssa is perfecting a leaf pattern on the hot beverages at Brighton's Blind Miner Cafe.
Down south, Brian Head is hosting the annual Spring Carnival on April 7 that include bikini slalom, cardboard sled race and much more.
At Snowbasin on April 14 there' pond skimming, live music and fun prizes for the family.
Also on April 14, Powder Mountain holds a good old fashioned Prom with prizes for best outfits, best table dancers and limbo winners.
Resorts have announced the 2017-18 closing dates -- weather dependent
Alta - Sunday, April 15 (reopen: 4/20-4/22, 4/27-4/29, and 5/4-5/6)
Beaver Mountain - Closed as of Sunday, April 1
Brian Head - Sunday, April 15
Brighton - Sunday, April 22
Cherry Peak - TBD
Deer Valley - Sunday, April 8
Eagle Point - Closed as of Sunday, April 1
Nordic Valley - Closed
Park City - Sunday, April 8
Powder Mountain - Sunday, April 15
Snowbasin - Sunday, April 15
Snowbird - TBD
Solitude - Sunday, April 15
Sundance - Closed as of Sunday, April 1