Snowbird, UT—A strong late-March storm brought nearly a foot of snow to Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, setting the stage for the resort’s many spring events. As of Wednesday morning, the snow stakes at Snowbird read 10 inches from the storm and the snow is continuing to fall.

Deals enabling skiers and riders to enjoy Snowbird’s great conditions and many events include the $249 Spring Pass and the Late Season “Spring Ski” Package. The $249 Spring Pass is valid beginning April 1 through Snowbird’s closing date. Snowbird offers the longest ski and snowboard season in Utah and plans to operate through April, conditions permitting. To purchase the spring pass or for more information contact Snowbird Tickets at (801) 933-2200. The Spring Ski Package is valid April 1-30, 2007, and includes a minimum of three days of skiing and three nights of lodging for rates starting at $99 per person, per day, based on double occupancy. Call 1-800-453-3000 for more information or to book a reservation.

Upcoming spring events:

Snow Cup, Sat., March 31 — One of the country’s longest-running races, the Snow Cup, takes place on Snowbird’s Peruvian Gulch.

Beacon & Eggs Hunt and Finals, Sat., March 31 & April 7 — Searchers will look for buried avalanche beacons at Snowbird during the third annual Beacon & Eggs hunt. The preliminary March 31 event is open to the public and the finals will be held April 7 with winners from other resorts including The Canyons, Solitude, Big Sky, Mont., and Alpine Meadows, Calif.

Easter Sunrise Service and Egg hunt, Sun., April 8 — Easter Sunrise Service on Hidden Peak and Easter Egg Hunt on the Chickadee Run.

The North American Gelande Championships Presented By Dynastar and The North Face, Fri., Sat., Sun., April 13-15 — Featuring professional and amateur ski jumpers soaring hundreds of feet using alpine ski equipment.

Inspring Slopestyle Competitions, Sat., Sun., April 21-22 — Snowbird’s third annual InSpring Slopestyle Competition will be open to amateur skiers and riders eager to show their skills.

Live music will entertain skiers and riders on the Snowbird Center Plaza Deck every Fri., Sat. and Sun. from 1:30-4:30 p.m. through April 29.

To see photos and video of today’s powder skiing and riding, go to www.snowbird.com and click on Photo of the Day. Live shots of the current storm’s snow accumulation can be seen using Snowbird’s SnowCam at www.snowbird.com/snowcam. For information on any of Snowbird’s events, contact the Entertainment and Special Events Department at (801) 933-2110 or visit Snowbird’s website, which has the latest information on events, lodging packages, weather forecasts and mountain cams.

Learn about Snowbird’s new luxury private residence club at www.mtsuperiorclub.com.

For media information contact Julia Partain at (801) 933-2040 or jpartain@snowbird.com .