Park City Mountain delays opening until after Thanksgiving

Posted at 6:10 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 18:57:46-05

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City Mountain announced Monday that they will be pushing back their opening day by eight days.

The resort had originally scheduled their opening day for Friday, November 18, but skiers and snowboarders interested in visiting the resort will now have to wait until November 26.

“Park City Mountain is dedicated to providing our guests the best early-season ski and ride experience,” said Park City Mountain’s chief operating officer, Bill Rock, in a news release sent to FOX 13. “While unseasonably warm weather has not made it possible for recent snowmaking operations, our team is ready to fire up the snow guns at every opportunity as weather gets cooler. We look forward to opening as soon as we feel we can provide our guests with good quality snow conditions.”

This is not the first time the resort has delayed its opening until after Thanksgiving.

“It’s important to remember that during the 2008-09 season, Park City Mountain rescheduled opening day to after Thanksgiving and ended up with 444 inches at the Jupiter snow stake. The average at that stake is 357 inches,” Rock added.

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