Winter Recreation

Snow report: Sun Valley adds 10 inches, opens more terrain

With natural snow and snowmaking, Sun Valley is reporting and additional 10 inches and now has 36 inches on top, 24 mid mountain and 14 at the base.

"Lots of new runs open today on Baldy, and more runs will open as the snowfall continues. Opening terrain for today (Thursday Dec. 4) will include Ridge, Blue Grouse, Upper Christmas Bowl, Flying Squirrel, Upper Janns, Graduate, Upper Can Can, and Upper French Dip as far down as the Lilly Marlane cat track," resort officials reported. 

Sun Valley is expecting to open the Challenger lift on Saturday, Dec. 6 for access to Flying Squirrel, and the Maiden Lane cat track to Lower Picabo and Lower Warm Springs.

The River Run day lodge will be open for food and beverage services. The Brass Ranch and Pete Lane's hard goods and rental shop at River Run will open at 8 a.m.

Dollar will remain closed until Saturday, Dec. 13, when it will reopen for the season.

Bogus Basin is reporting 5.5 inches of new snow since Monday and a summit depth of 17 and base 11. It was reporting 41 degrees on Thursday morning. 

Brundage reported 3 inches of new snow since Tuesday, and 18 inches at the summit and 10 inches at the base. 

Neither Bogus or Brundage has announced an opening day. 

Tamarack is scheduled to open on Dec. 13. It's reporing 18 inches upper mountain and 6 inches on the lower mountain, no new snow, and light rain Thursday morning. Tamarack has snowmaking capabilities. 

Soldier Mountain is reporting 3 inches of new snow and 23 inches total this year with about 15 inches currently at the top of the lifts. No opening date has been announced.

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