March 1, 2010
Snowbird, Utah – Snowbird will be hosting a winter Stargazer event this Saturday, March 13. The evening includes a Tram ride with local astronomers for an informative presentation before unloading on Hidden Peak where participants will view the night sky at 11,000 feet through high-powdered telescopes.
Tickets will be sold through the Snowbird Activity Center on March 13 from 6:30-6:55 p.m. The Snowbird Aerial Tram is scheduled to depart at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under as well as seniors, and $10 for employees. Season passes are not valid for this event, and participants are urged to dress appropriately for winter temperatures.
Winter Stargazer is a weather-dependent activity; for updates the day of the event, please contact the Activity Center at (801) 933-2147. For a complete list of Snowbird spring events, please visit snowbird.com/events.
What: Winter Stargazer event with local astronomers
Where: Snowbird Activity Center and Hidden Peak (park at Entry 2)
When: Saturday, March 13; Tickets sold at 6:30 p.m., Tram departs at 7 p.m.
Offering the longest ski and snowboard season in Utah, Snowbird has received 349 inches as of March 10 for a mid-mountain base of 102 inches. Spring season passes and lodging specials are currently on sale at snowbird.com.
For media information, photos or video of current conditions, contact Jared Ishkanian at (801) 933-2047 or email@example.com.