Snowbird Extends Free Tram Rides With Utah Food Bank Donation To Two Weekends In October



SNOWBIRD, UT – Continuing its tradition of providing free Aerial Tram rides while helping Utah’s hungry, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort announces dates for the annual Customer Appreciation Days Event. On Oct. 20,21, 22, 23, 29, and 30 guests may receive a free foot passenger Tram ride with the donation of 3 cans of food, hygiene items to the Utah Food Bank, or a $6 donation to Wasatch Adaptive Sports.

“Utah Food Bank is incredibly grateful for the long-term support we receive from Snowbird and its customers, and we look forward to this event every year,” said Ginette Bott, Utah Food Bank Chief Development Officer. “Over the years, this effort has provided the equivalent of close to 43,000 meals for the 1 in 7 Utahans who face hunger, and it comes at an important time just as we kick off our annual Holiday Food & Fund Drive.”

Last year 13,748 pounds of food was donated to the Utah Food Bank as a result of the annual Customer Appreciation Days. In addition $2500was raised for Wasatch Adaptive Sports.

To take advantage of the offer, guests may either bring three cans of food, a hygiene item, or $6, to Snowbird from Oct. 15 until Oct. 18 between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting. Please check for updates on the schedule of operations.

The Utah Food Bank request that food should be commercially packaged and non-perishable items low in sodium, sugar, and corn syrup. Most needed food items include beef stew, chili, peanut butter, boxed meals and canned meats.

During Customer Appreciation Days, Adult All Day Activities Passes cost $30, Children under 42” cost $24, which grant access to the Aerial Tram, Mountain Coaster, Ropes Course, Mountain Flyer,Two-Station Bungee Trampoline, and one Kid’s Inflatable. During the 2016 Snowbird Customer Appreciation Event,  The Summit will be open Thursday through Sunday, October, 20, 21, 22, 23, from 11a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Beginning Saturday, October, 29 and Sunday, October, 30 The Summit will be open from 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Starting Oct. 31, The Summit will be closed until the ski season opens.

Located just six miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is the closest alpine resort to an international airport in North America. Snowbird averages over 500 inches of snow per year, and have the longest season of any resort in Utah. For media information, please contact Snowbird Communications Manager Brian Brown at or (801) 891-3496. 

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