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Lookout Pass Ski Area to open November 21

Published On: Nov 18 2013 08:40:51 AM MST
Updated On: Nov 18 2013 09:59:05 AM MST
ON THE IDAHO/MONTANA BORDER -

Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area will open for the season on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 9:00 a.m. A major winter storm dropped a total of 19” on the ski area over the weekend and more snow is in the forecast.

 The majority of the front side of the mountain will be open with top-to-bottom skiing off Chair 1 with a minimum of 10 runs. Chair 4 “Success” will also be open and the Snowsports School will be in full operation.
 
“Our groomers are busy packing down the weekend snowfall and conditions should continue to improve throughout the week,” said Phil Edholm, President and CEO of Lookout Pass. “We anticipate open powder, packed powder and freshly tilled corduroy on Thursday.”

Reduced lift ticket rates will be in effect. Prices will be posted on skilookout.com prior to Thursday’s opening.  Additional lifts and terrain will open as soon as conditions allow.

About Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation Area

Lookout Pass Ski Area was voted as the “Favorite Family Friendly Resort” in the Pacific Northwest in April 2011 by users of OnTheSnow.com, one of the world’s most visited web platforms. The resort, entering its 78th season, offers nearly 600 acres of skiing and riding immediately off the Exit 0 off ramp off Interstate-90 on the Idaho/Montana border. The unique location of Lookout Pass at the crest of the Bitterroot Range makes it the Inland Northwest’s “No. 1 Powder Place,” with an average of over 400 inches of light, dry powder snow annually. Lookout Pass was recognized for the deepest snowfall on Planet Earth in the seven-day period ending March 1, 2011 by skiinfo.com. Visitors to OnTheSnow.com, one of the most widely viewed travel sites on the web, voted Lookout Pass “Most Family-Friendly Mountain Resort in the Pacific Northwest in April, 2011. Learn more at www.skilookout.com.

This release was sent out by Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area.