Desert Snow Connection in Full Swing with the Opening of Snowbowl

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Snowbowl Opens Today. Desert Snow Connection offers Daily Transportation

Desert Snow Connection arrived at Snowbowl for opening day as the new season starts with the 75th Anniversary Opening Ceremonies. For the next several months, you can enjoy the slopes without having to drive to Flagstaff. Desert Snow Connection is back for another great season providing save and affordable ski trips to Snowbowl.

Snowbowl Opens Today
Snowbowl Opens Today

If there are long, board-like packages under your holiday tree, you might want to start unwrapping! With almost three feet of snow blanketing the ski resort from your weekend storm and as much as another foot anticipated Wednesday, Arizona Snowbowl is ready to swoosh into its 75th Anniversary Season.  at 9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 20! If you missed this special event you can still take advantage of the daily bus trips from the East and West Valley.

The entire mountain is going to be open Thursday. All primary runs have packed and fresh powder and our trained staff is ready to load that First Chair. Snowbowl has been named Best Flagstaff Attraction inside the Arizona Daily Sun Best of Flagstaff 2012Awards and a Top Ski Destination via the Phoenix Business Journal, Arizona Snowbowl is anticipating a momentous season because it ushers in a new trend with improvements, 75th anniversary festivities and snowmaking.

New infrastructure and equipment can certainly make skiers’ and boarders’ time on the slopes more efficient and rewarding. Grading and thinning, along with new and wider terrain, have improved the ski resort’s 777 acres. “As a part of our ongoing effort to boost the experience for newbies and introduce newcomers on the sport, two conveyor belts presented in recently will continue to shorten lift lines and make skiing easier if you might be afraid of the whole process of progressing and off chairlifts,” said Murray. “We’ll even be offering greater than 500 free ski and boarding packages in January for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.

With an additional new Bombardier Snowcat in their fleet, Arizona Snowbowl is revved and capable to up its already outstanding grooming standards. “With the brand new Snowcat and the work we’ve done on the trails to grade, smooth out and develop a more consistent fall line, we’ll manage to groom a lot of the ski area and do a better job in a shorter stretch of time,” said Marketing and Sales Manager Dave Smith. “This makes five new Snowcats previously four years, which speaks volumes for Snowbowl’s deal with our guests’ overall positive experience!”

The Snowcats will provide in the Sunset Terrain Park to help keep up with the unique park features.

Additionally, Snowbowl is the very first ski resort worldwide to provide a 100-percent inventory of new Never Summer rocker-style snowboarding gear to rent or purchase. The ski area which outfitted with new Head helmets for comfort and safety.

“We believe our concentrate on safety is one of the reasons Arizona Snowbowl continues to be well-known its premier outdoor recreational experience,” said Ski Patrol Director B.J. Boyle. Snowbowl is the winner of three consecutive National Safety Awards for ski areas for 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Meantime, Arizona Snowbowl is planning more family fun during its 75th Anniversary Celebration, Feb. 1 -10, 2013. Festivities have a free torchlight parade, a snowman-building contest, sunset skiing and snowboarding, discounts, raffles, a fireside speak to the ski resort’s famous skiers, downtown events plus the Arizona Snowbowl 75th Anniversary SnowDown, Friday, Feb. 8 at the High Country Conference Center.

Come help Desert Snow Connection celebrate this great skis destination during the 75th anniversary season.