October 28 2016
Powder Mountain Adds Over 1,000 Acres of Terrain in Village Core with Two New Chairlifts;
Largest Lift-Serviced Resort Expansion in North American History
EDEN, UT - Powder Mountain Resort is excited to announce the addition of two new lifts accessing over 1,000 acres of new terrain in the core of our future village for the 2016-2017 winter season. This is the largest lift-serviced resort expansion in North American history. Additionally, the resort is capping season and day passes which will increase the amount of acreage per skier, making us not only the largest and most spacious ski area in the U.S..
Preserving the Powder
Powder Mountain Resort is excited to announce the addition of two new lifts accessing over 1,000 acres of new terrain for the 2016-2017 winter season, pushing our lift accessible terrain total to 7970 and our total skiable acreage to 8464 making us the largest ski area in the US. Mary’s Lift and Village Lift will access terrain previously accessible only by all day cat skiing adventures. “We strive to maintain the uncrowded, wide open, adventurous experience Pow Mow is known for. By adding two new lifts and over 1,000 acres of new lift accessible terrain, capping ticket sales at 2,000 per day and establishing a limit of 3,000 season pass holders annually, we aim to keep our skier density less than 1 acre per skier. Compare that with most other resorts in the region who routinely see skier densities in excess of 9 skiers per acre, it is easy to see that we are truly committed to Preserving the Pow!” said Mark Schroetel General Manager of Powder Mountain Resort. Schroetel added, "With a full price lift ticket price of $79, we truly offer all the terrain of the largest resorts in the country at half the price and a fraction of the crowd." Utah based lift manufacturer SkyTrac will be installing the new lifts in Lefty’s Canyon and Mary’s Bowl with a scheduled completion in mid-December.
Powder Mountain offers a unique opportunity for skiers and riders of all levels to experience their personal adventure within our expansive boundaries. Novice powder skiers and riders can easily dip into any of the powder stashes off our impeccably groomed trails with the knowledge they can return to the corduroy any time they want.
Intermediates and advanced powder fans can access true side country adventure via single ride cat on Lightning Ridge, Rain Tree and the newly added Lefty’s cat serviced terrain.
Those seeking a bit more adventure can opt for a full day snowcat expedition to Davenport, an area known for steep canyon descents and deep, untracked powder.
If you are seeking the ultimate guided adventure, check out the experts only Wolf Creek and DMI (Don't Mention It) Tours that provide skiers and riders access to over 1,500 acres and over 3,300 feet of vertical drop. Lifts, snowcats and shuttles deliver easy access to these areas, so you can focus on the extreme pitch and the pure joy of ripping your powder paradise.
Also new this year, we are offering all day and single ride heli skiing adventures. Diamond Peak’s skilled guides can customize an experience that will make your wildest powder dreams come true.
Powder Mountain Resort is pleased to announced two new partnerships with Mizu Water Bottles and POW (Protect Our Winters). Powder Mountain is going 100% plastic water bottle free with the help of Mizu, who will be installing brand new water stations in every lodge to promote the use of refillable water bottles. Furthermore, Powder Mountain is pleased to help spread POW’s message to our guests. “Our snow comes from Mother Nature and we are 100% reliant on Her for our amazing powder. We strongly believe in POW’s educational outreach and lobbying efforts to protect our most cherished resource” said Schroetel.
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3923 N Wolf Creek Dr.
Eden, UT 84310
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