A Glance at Sundance Facts and figures

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ski-hill• Busiest day — President’s Day 1999 brought 2,900 skiers/snowboarders.

• Average snow fall — 320 inches

• Best time of year to hit the slopes? Any day on the slopes is better than being in the office. However, the most reliable month at Sundance is generally February for snow conditions. The days feel longer in February because the daylight is getting longer as well.

• New this year — snowmaking equipment to the top of the highest run, making every month much more reliable.

• Sundance is skiable 129 days each year — generally from Thanksgiving weekend to about the first week in April.
• Sundance has 45 ski runs and 500 skiable acres.

• In addition to owning Sundance, Robert Redford loves skiing and is quite good at it himself, according to his employees who often ski with him.

• Snowboarding has become about 1/3 of Sundance’s on-snow business each day.

• The Orange bowl, which is at the end of the Far East chutes, is one of the steepest runs in the state.

• It only takes 15 minutes from Orem to get to Sundance and a total of 25 minutes to be on the slopes.

• With the vast variety of terrain at Sundance, if you can’t improve your performance here, it ain’t gonna happen.

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