Snowmass Tourism Winter 2011-2012 : Page 10
SEASon: Nov. 24, 2011 - April 15, 2012<br /> bASE ElEVATion: 8,104 feet/2,473 m<br /> SuMMiT ElEVATion: 12,510 feet/3,813 m<br /> VERTiCAl RiSE: 4,406 feet/1,343 m<br /> TERRAin: 3,132 acres<br /> nuMbER oF TRAilS: 91<br /> MilES/kM oF TRAilS: 147 miles/237 km<br /> longEST Run: 5.3 miles/8.5 km<br /> STEEPEST RunS: Gowdy’s & AMF - 40º slope angle<br /> TyPES oF TRAilS: Easiest - 6%; More difficult - 50%;Most difficult - 12%; xpert - 32%<br /> AnnuAl SnoWFAll: 300 inches/762 cm<br /> SnoWMAking: 230 acres/93 hectaresliFTS: 21 Total<br /> liFT CAPACiTy: 33,058 riders/hour<br /> unCRoWdEd SloPES: On average 2 people per acre<br /> PARkS And PiPES: 3 terrain parks, 1 superpipe,1 beginner pipe<br /> lodging: 95% ski-in/ski-out convenience<br /> <br /> BEST knoWn FoR: <br /> <br /> Wide-open, groomed cruising and family-friendly activities. Snowmass has long been rated one of the best family ski areas in North America.<br /> <br /> BEST-kEPT SECRET: <br /> <br /> Dine for lunch at the Lynn Britt Cabin located mid-mountain. The daily “Noon Groom,” a freshly groomed run that reopens at noon. Take the short hike to the Long Shot trail where intermediate skiers and snowboarders can get a backcountry experience while in-bounds.<br /> <br /> WhAT’S nEW: <br /> <br /> With over $160 million in on-mountain improvements in the last eight years including 11 new lifts with two new gondolas, the industry leading Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center, Snowmass base village, two superpipes, additional terrain, 100% hands-free gates with direct-to-lift capabilities, a resort-wide art exhibit and the best skiing and riding experience anywhere, there has never been a better time to visit.
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