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High winds cause ski lift closures in Utah

Dec 27, 2022, 10:00 AM | Updated: Jan 16, 2023, 3:55 pm

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FILE: Skiers and Snowboarders ride lifts up the mountain at Park City Mountain Resort on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.  (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

(Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Ski lifts are closing or being put on hold due to high winds along the Wasatch Front. 

Brighton Resort has closed the Great Western lift for the day and Park City Mountain Resort has put Orange Bubbles Express and Red Pine Gondola on hold.

Additionally, there is no lift access out of Canyons Village according to Park City, but detours are available. 

While all lifts at Snowbird were on hold this morning, they have begun to reopen. As of now, Wilbere is currently on hold due to the wind and Chickadee and Baby Thunder are open. 

Ski lift closures may continue to pop up in the coming days. 

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High winds cause ski lift closures in Utah