White Pine opens Sat. Dec. 8
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
December 8, 2007
White Pine Ski Area and Resort opened for alpine and nordic snow sports on Saturday, December 8th for the 2007-2008 winter season.
They report a total snow depth of 12-15 inches, with 6 inches of new snow in the past 24 hours. Conditions are packed powder and powder, machine groomed.
White Pine Resort is located just 10 miles from Pinedale in the Wind River Mountain Range. The road into the resort is plowed and sanded.
On opening day, only four runs were open from the Little Spirit Lift (Porcupine through Coyote). They project opening for runs from the Great Spirit Lift to be 1/2 day afternoon for two trails (Bonneville through Fremont). More trails will open as weather and snow conditions allow.
Lifts are open daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Cost for lift tickets are:
Full Day, All Lifts: $36.00.
Half Day, All Lifts: $25.00.
Little Spirit Lift only: $14.00.
The ski area has ski equipment rentals and season packages available.
Nordic ski trails are groomed for Meadow Loop, Tree Loop, Hummer.
Food services and cabin rentals are available at the resort.