Lonely Planet Writer

Arizona ski resorts welcome snowfall after drought

Arizona might not be known as a skiing destination, but recent weather patterns might change that.

Arizona ski resorts welcome heavy snowfall.
Arizona ski resorts welcome heavy snowfall. Image by Sean Hobson / CC BY 2.0

After years of drought, ski resorts in Arizona can thank El Niño for recent heavy snowfall. Flagstaff-area Snowbowl ski resort was 100% open at Christmas, and has received 58 inches of snow from El Niño-related storms in January.

Read more: nytimes.com