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Sugar Bowl ski resort postpones opening due to wet weather

Staff report

NORDEN, Calif. — Sugar Bowl Resort on Donner Summit has delayed its opening date due to wet weather this past weekend, officials said.

The resort made the announcement Sunday on Facebook to not open this Wednesday, its original scheduled opening date.

“Luckily, the current cold temps are allowing our brand-new snowmaking system to build a strong base for top-to-bottom skiing (and) riding very soon,” Sugar Bowl officials said in a Monday statement. “The resort’s new pumphouse and improved snowmaking system has been helping crews increase snow coverage on the upper part of Mt. Lincoln. The resort will open on a limited basis as soon as snowmaking or natural snowfall allow.”

It could open as early as Saturday, Nov. 29, officials said.

This past weekend, a small storm system swept through the Truckee-Tahoe area, bringing plenty of rain, but little snow, to high-elevation areas.

The resort plans to update its Facebook page with information on opening once it becomes available.


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