Spring savings at Mountain High in Wrightwood

SPRING INTO SAVINGS at Mountain High. Tickets are now just $45 for Adults and $25
for Children ages 7 to 12. Kids 6 and under ski free when accompanied
by a paying adult.

Mountain High will be open through at least April
8 so go ski Southern California’s closest winter resort one last day
before the season ends. The Blue Ridge Express, Coyote, and Snowflake
chairlifts will be operating today accessing 14 trails with terrain for
all ages and abilities.

Coverage is fair with a 12 to 24 inch base of
soft, spring snow but please be aware of thin coverage in the high
traffic areas . All open trails have been groomed. Lifts and trails
subject to change without notice.

Get Your 2012/13 Season Pass Before April 15th!! These are the
LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR. Just $349 for new passes and $299 for
existing pass holders from Mountain High or any other California Resort.

Bring the price down even more by applying the cost of today’s lift
ticket to your purchase. And remember, your season pass is also good at
STEVENS PASS, WA, http://www.stevenspass.com/ where they are getting tons of snow. Click here to learn more http://mthigh.com/season-pass-sale

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Easter Bunny skies into Mammoth this weekend

The Easter Bunny is hopping into Mammoth! Easter Weekend will be
packed full of fun activities for the whole family.  Egg
Hunts, crafts and much more await the little ones at Main Lodge and
Canyon Lodge. Check out the schedule of great activities below:

 

Saturday, April 7

8:30am-3pm – Woolly’s Scavenger Hunt on the
Mountain
kids snowplay

Search for colorful Easter eggs hidden all over the
mountain!  Find one with a note inside and win a prize!

10am – 2pm – Kids helmet/pole
decorating at Main + Canyon

Get in the Easter spirit with a decorated helmet or ski
poles!  We’ve got plenty of stickers, streamers and more, so
kids can jazz up their gear before hitting the slopes.

4pm – Apres with Woolly + the Easter
Bunny

Gather the kiddos and join Woolly and the Easter Bunny for Aprs
Ski refreshments and egg-cellent crafts including egg
decorating!  Don’t forget to bring your camera!  Meet in
the Lobby of Mammoth Mountain Inn, Juniper Springs & The
Village Lodge at 4pm.

 

Sunday, April 8

7am – 1pm – Easter Brunch at Mountainside
Grill

Enjoy a traditional Easter Sunday Brunch before hitting the
slopes, includes a children’s area with pancake
decorating!

10am – 2pm – Kids helmet/pole
decorating at Main + Canyon

Get in the Easter spirit with a decorated helmet or ski
poles!  We’ve got plenty of stickers, streamers and more, so
kids can jazz up their gear before hitting the slopes.

12pm – Easter Egg Hunts with Woolly at Mammoth Kids
Cany
on Lodge

Join in the Easter Egg Hunts with Woolly!  Starting from
the outdoor Ski School meeting areas, there will be four hunting
groups: 3 years and under, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years old. Bring your
own basket!

12:30pm – Easter Egg Hunt with Woolly at Mammoth
Kids Main Lodge

Join in the Easter Egg Hunts with Woolly! Starting from Mammoth
Kids Main Lodge, located under the Panorama Gondola. There will be
four hunting groups: 3 years and under, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years
old. Don’t forget your Easter basket!

family image face painting

11am-3pm – Other Activities at Canyon Lodge + Main
Lodge

  • At Canyon: Easter Crafts, Woolly’s Igloo, Face Painting, Build
    your own Snowman!
  • At Main: Face Painting, Easter Crafts, Cotton Candy, Popcorn,
    Temporary Tattoos and Build your own Snowman!

1:30pm – Non-Denominational Christian Worship at McCoy
Station


 

Easter Brunch at the Mountainside Grill – Sunday, April 8

Enjoy the comforts and ease of on-mountain dining with a delicious
Easter Brunch served from 7am-1pm .  We’re featuring a special
kid’s area complete with an Easter theme!  Mom and Dad can
enjoy a brunch for two while the kiddos decorate and devour their
own creation at our pancake decorating table. 

Price is $29.95 for Adults and $12.95 for Children. Advance
reservations are available by calling 760.934.0601, walk ups are
welcome.

Mountainside Grill is located at the Mammoth Mountain Inn,
across from the Main Lodge.

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Ski resorts reporting two to four feet of new snow

Mammoth Mountain files this report about the weekend snow.

WOOOHOOOOO! The Top is now open and IT IS KILLER!!!  This was the perfect storm! It started wet and ended cold. All of the rocks are covered and the upper layer is dry and fluffy!
 
Mother Nature proved her power this weekend and today she rests for us to enjoy her bounty. Mammoth
Mountain received a total of 2 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours,
17 inches in the past 48 and 47 inches in the past 5 days!  

The storm days were epic and now the skies have cleared to give us our first view of the Top. The current temperature at Main Lodge is 10 degrees with calm winds
from the west and the Top Station is currently experiencing southwest
winds around 20 mph, with a temperature of 5 degrees.

The skies are expected to be partly sunny today, with a high near 22 degrees with northwest winds around 10 mph.

Eat your wheaties today, because it’s game time!

Mountain High says  this: ATTENTION POWDER PEOPLE: We’ve got snow & tons of it! 18-22
inches of amazing white powder fell at Mountain High this weekend and
today both the East and West Resorts are open with terrific conditions.
Make this a Monday to remember with some fresh snow at Mountain High.

Operating hours are 9am to 4pm today at both the East and West
Resorts. Night skiing will return this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Finally, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit had this to report:

Last weekend’s storm was quite the March Miracle. We received 28-32″ of
powder. The sun will be shining the rest of the week and we are looking
at a high of 35 degrees today.

The cool temps are a plus because they
will keep the new snow in its powdery state, so get out here and enjoy
the good stuff! Don’t let the sun fool you though, it’s going to be
chilly so bundle up!

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Snorkel train stops at Mammoth Mountain

The
snorkel train is on it’s way at Mammoth Mountain!  Forecasts call for a possible 12 to 18 inches of snow
accumulation by Saturday morning, an additional 13 to 19 inches throughout
the day and another 3 to 7 inches on Saturday Night!

On Friday, the resort reported the temperature at Main Lodge was 30 degrees with strong winds from the southwest, under heavy snowfall.

Due to high winds, chairs 12, 13, 14, 23, Face Lift, High Five, Cloud
Nine Express and the Upper Panorama Gondola were closed for the
remainder of the day.

The storm is expected to end cold, with a high of 10 degrees on Sunday with unsettled weather through Monday. 

So, don’t put those powder boards away yet, it’s still winter on Mammoth Mountain!

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Brian Head offering great spring break packages

Cedar
Breaks Lodge & Spa and The Grand Lodge at Brian Head  are offering great s
pring break lodging and lift ticket packages in Brian Head, Utah.

Because of heavy accumulation of snow from February storms, Brian Head just extended its season to April 15. Brian Head in Southern Utah and is 100 percent open.

It has enjoyed a great snow year in what’s been a weak snow-year
nationally. Year-to-date Brian Head has over fourteen feet of snow, and
March snow fall averages 57.8 inches and April 45.5 (Western Regional
Climate Center http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?ut0900). Brian Head’s base elevation is 9,600 feet, Utah’s highest. So the snow lasts late into the season.

 

Now
through April 14, Cedar Breaks Lodge and Spa is offering 25% off
winter room rates and discounted lift tickets. The discounted room rate
is $80 weekdays and $93 Friday and Saturday, including tax, for a
newly-renovated Junior Villa, which has two queen beds, a kitchenette
with under-counter refrigerator, sink, microwave and a coffee maker.

For
its guests, the lodge has full day all-age lift tickets for $25
Monday-Friday and $39 Saturday & Sunday. Regular lift ticket prices
are $49/adults and $35/12 and-under and seniors 65 and over.

The lodge
runs a free shuttle to the adjacent Brian Head Resort ski area. Guests must
book directly with lodge at 435-677-3000 and mention “SPRING BREAK” to
receive these prices. Room and lift tickets must be booked at least 72
hours prior to arrival.

All rooms have a gas fireplace, a
full bath with jetted tub, cable television and telephones with data
port. All units are non-smoking. Pets are not allowed. Guests can enjoy
an indoor pool and hot tubs, a fitness center and spa. Some
complimentary covered parking is available (www.cedarbreakslodge.com).

 

Now
through April 14, the pet-friendly Grand Lodge at Brian Head has a
lodging and lift ticket package, the “Aprs Ski Package, for $199 plus tax per night Sunday thru Thursday and $219 plus tax per night
Friday and Saturday.

The package includes accommodations for two in a
Resort Queen or a Resort King room, two Brian Head Resort adult lift
tickets per night stayed and two appetizers per day at The Lift Lounge
& Patio.

For these and many other events and packages, visit www.grandlodgebrianhead.com
or call 435-677-9000. Rates are subject to availability, and the
standard Pet Fee is USD $25 per night.

Enhanced with the most modern of amenities, the
100-room Grand Lodge at Brian Head pays homage to the majestic beauty of
the southern Utah landscape with stone, timber and log walls,
rough-hewn wood, wood beam ceilings, stone fireplaces and bronze metal
and granite accented furnishings.

Guests can enjoy an indoor pool with
cascading waterfall, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a fitness center and
the Red Leaf Spa. Complimentary parking is available and all rooms are
non-smoking.

Brian
Head Resort is among the best values in North American snow sports,
with a $49 adult all-day lift ticket, compared to $96 at Deer Valley (www.deervalley.com/activities_skiing/skiing/lift_tickets.html), $89 at Mammoth (www.mammothmountain.com/VacationPlanning/TripPlanner/Tickets/) and $85 at Heavenly (www.skiheavenly.com/plan-your-trip/lift-tickets/lift-tickets-explorer.aspx).

 

Brian
Head full-day lift, weekday tickets are half-price with a coupon
available in southern Nevada at Terrible Herbst convenience stores and
lube & car wash locations, including along the drive from Las Vegas
to Brian Head in Las Vegas and Mesquite. (see  http://www.terribleherbst.com/promos.php)

 

About Brian Head Resort (866-930-1010/www.BrianHead.com): Located
in the Rocky Mountains of Southern Utah, 3 hours northeast of Las
Vegas. Brian Head’s incredible snow accumulation is in
great part explained by it base elevation, 9,600 ft., the highest in
Utah. 

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