Alta Sierra Ski Resort receives over two feet of snow, now open for the season

Posted at 10:33 AM, Dec 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-27 10:48:44-05

UPDATE (Dec. 27, 2016, 7:41 a.m.): Alta Sierra Ski Resort is now open!

The ski resort opened on Monday, December 26 after receiving over 24 inches of snow.


Alta Sierra Ski Resort will open Monday, December 26 after receiving heavy snow. 

In a Facebook post on the morning of Saturday, December 24, it stated: 

"Merry Christmas Friends I bring great news!!! Alta Sierra Ski Area received over 24" of new snow & it is still snowing hard at 9:30 am today December 24th. We will open ALL runs and ALL lifts on Monday December 26th. Please let all your family & friends know! Ticket office opens at 8:00 am Monday & visit website for up to date news and/or information at"

Alta Sierra was only open in 2016 between January 15 and March 1 because of a lack of snow.