it or not, winter is around the corner. In fact, Utah saw its first
snow last year on August 30! To celebrate the approaching winter
season, Ski Utah is kicking off its 90-day countdown to snow with a
“Melting Yeti Contest” at Utah’s Hogle Zoo on Saturday, August 8.
Ski Utah will display a seven-foot-tall ice sculpture of “the yeti”
created by Iceworks from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Zoo on Sat., Aug. 8.
Zoo-goers will have the opportunity to guess how long the frozen yeti
will withstand the sizzling summer heat before melting. The participant
who guesses the time the yeti will melt will win two passes to every
Utah ski resort, nearly a $2,000 value. Children are also invited to
bring their teddy bears to the Ski Utah booth and receive a free season
pass for their furry friends.
In addition, Ski Utah will have information on preseason pass sales
and discounts enabling local families to enjoy The Greatest Snow on
Earth at the most affordable prices possible. Families will also have
the chance to learn about the Ski Utah Fifth Grade Passport and Sixth Grade SnowPass,
the best ways for fifth and sixth graders to hit the slopes this
winter. Through the program, fifth graders can ski three times free at
each of Utah’s 13 world-class resorts utilizing the Passport, and sixth
graders can enjoy one day of free snowriding at each resort with the