• Sunrise Staffer

Snow Report 2-19


Are we having a real Ground Hog Day experience in the White Mountains? Well, if we are I'm sure I don't mind. Weather and conditions are about the same today as the past several days, but unlike the movie it's actually a good thing! 27° under partly cloudy skies this morning with highs reaching the mid 40s again. The breeze has come up a bit but still a moderate 9mph out of the southwest. Snow is in the forecast for Saturday, but forecasters can't seem to put a fine point on it yet as accumulation amounts and duration have been all over the board and changing dramatically every day. Will have to wait and see what Mother Nature has in store for us when the time comes.

Our groomers and terrain park crew have been manicuring the mountain for ya, and today you will find the smoothest trails here:


Bunny Hill, Evergreen, Fairway, Going Home, Jackson's Alley, Loafer, Lodge View, Lower Spruce, Nastar, No Name, Pinedale, Sidewinder, Sugar


Apache Drum, Wikieup, Red Valley, Midway Alley


Trails groomed by Snow Cat Shuttles, variable.

As always be sure to check road conditions at AZ511.com. And for a real time view of Sunrise check out our live webcam.


Sunrise Hours: Sunrise rentals, ticketing and base operations are available 9am-4pm daily.

Cyclone Hours: Cyclone rentals, ticketing and base operations are available weekends only.

Tubing Hill: (behind Funland) open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9am- 4pm


Calling all terrain park fiends and electronic music fans… The Throwdown @ Sunrise is back! 10 djs will be in the mix as soon as the lifts start rolling and keep that high energy until the park closes! The Throwdown rail jam will commence at 1pm, and just like last week the overall winner is going to take home $1000!

Skiers, snowboarders, guys, gals of various age categories are ALL encouraged to compete, though minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to take home that big prize. All competitors will be entered into our raffle to win a brand new Salomon Snowboard! Entry fee just $20 if you pre register online, $25 day of the event. No lift ticket necessary if you compete cuz you are gonna climb that park and earn your jibs!

Need to hitch a ride from the Phoenix metro area? Desert Snow Connection has motorcoach packages whether you just need a ride or want to get a discounted lift ticket with your ride including the coveted snow cat shuttle upgrade for Cyclone mountain! You can choose a day trip or an overnight to include lodging.

Music, dance offs, crazy athletes and tons of giveaways - sounds like a throwdown to me!

The Throwdown @ Sunrise is sponsored by Desert Snow Connection. Sound by Heitened Sound (you won't be disappointed!)

Spectators encouraged - you could snag some serious swag just for hanging out with us!

Check out our Events Page or for complete details!

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