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Alta and Snowbird Closed Due to Too Much Snow

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Nope, that’s not a joke. Up to five inches of snow an hour fell in the Wasatch on Monday, forcing Alta and Snowbird to close early due too much snow and high avalanche risk. Storm totals reached upwards of two feet. A natural avalanche ran in the White Pine area of Little Cottonwood Canyon, forcing a road closure to remove debris and continue mitigation work. Skiers and snowboarders were forced to remain up the canyon and indoors until 6 p.m. before heading down.

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Snowbird tweeted a message warning anyone “outdoors at the resort, please proceed to the nearest building and stay inside until interlodge restrictions have been lifted. DO NOT STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE.” Big Cottonwood was opening and closing throughout the afternoon causing the typical Wasatch traffic nightmare.

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Both LCC and BCC have reopened to normal traffic as of 1/22. Avalanche risk is still rated High in the Salt Lake, Provo, Skyline, Uinta, and Moab areas, with a considerable rating in the Ogden, Logan and Abajo zones. 

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stash member Max Ritter

I manage digital content here at TGR, run our gear testing program, and am stoked to be living the dream in the Tetons.

You gotta love mother nature..she is providing an unbelievable ski year in the West 2018/2019…and Europe!

It’s really a disappointment for every snow lovershow to stop pop ups . One of the most adventurous game is closed due to the bad weather condition is really shocking for the snow lovers. All are praying for the new arrangements which will reopen the game in full sprit.

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Alta and snowbird were closed!!! Oh, that’s not good news. Falling five inches of snow an hour will make a high avalanche risk. Snowfall is good. But too much of snowfall makes many problems. It’s better to close it. Hostsailor  Anyway thanks for the information.

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This is just sad. Actually, I was planning to Best SEO Company In Kerala  make a trip to Snowbird in the coming days. Can anyone please suggest me some another place like Snowbird or Alta? And please post updates about snowfall in Snowbird.