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Construction Beginning Along Snowbowl Road

Construction is expected to begin this month along a segment of Snowbowl Road (Forest Road 516), as crews clear trees and build the snowmaking infrastructure for the ski resort.  More than six miles of water pipeline needs to be installed so the reclaimed water can be transported up the mountain. Construction will be adjacent to […]

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AZ Snowbowl Wins Another National Safety Award

The National Ski Area Association (NSAA) announced that the Arizona Snowbowl has won the prestigious “Best Overall Safety Award” for ski areas across the nation with less than 250,000 skier visits. This is the third consecutive year the resort has won this award.  Additionally, Snowbowl participated in NSAA’s 12th Annual National Safety Week, which was held […]

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Successful Season for Arizona Snowbowl

Arizona Snowbowl is closed for the ski season which lasted into April.  There were 102 ski days and 266 inches of snow. During the recent closing ceremonies at the resort near Flagstaff, skiers and snowboarders celebrated the long season. “It has turned out to be a surprise season. We have been very fortunate with our […]

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Snow Storm Update

The President’s Day weekend storm brought a lot of snow to Northern Arizona, closing highways and I-17 and causing dozens of slide offs and other accidents. The ski resort, Arizona Snowbowl, is reporting 42 inches of new snow.  Amounts in other areas vary.  One Flagstaff location measured 12 inches and another 15.  A weather spotter […]

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Arizona Skiers Rejoicing

Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff opened today, on Christmas, after this week's snowfall created good conditions.   “The snow came in very wet and heavy; the ideal snow for establishing a base”, states Dave Smith, Snowbowl’s Director of Sales & Marketing.  “We have had crews on the mountain most of the week preparing for this day.  […]

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Next Steps for Arizona Snowbowl

Flagstaff Business News recently spoke with Arizona Snowbowl Manager, J.R. Murray.   FBN:  What is the next step for Arizona Snowbowl? Murray:  Start construction (of the pipeline and snowmaking infrastructure) in the spring of 2011 and we would begin making snow in the fall.  There will be about 232 jobs created during construction. FBN:  How will snowmaking extend […]

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