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Incident Update

UPDATE: January 18th, 8:00pm

Today, we welcomed season pass holders back to the mountain and this marks one of the first major milestones as we begin to get our resort back up to speed after the fire. Efforts are ongoing to establish the necessary infrastructure for processing lift tickets, rentals, and lessons. Our team is dedicated and actively working to ensure a smooth operation for the full opening of the resort and we are eagerly awaiting your return. Please stay tuned for additional updates regarding the full opening of the resort.

UPDATE: January 17th, 5:30pm

We have some exciting updates to share with you all. Essential infrastructure and vital services are set to arrive over the next few days, marking significant progress in our efforts to rebuild and operate again. This arrival will allow us to begin to start processing tickets and welcome you all back to the mountain soon. 

Great News

We are excited to announce that we will be open to our season pass holders only starting this Thursday at 10am. Night skiing will not be available, stay tuned for updates. We are still in the process of rebuilding and are without the necessary systems in place to process ticketed guests at this time. We are evaluating on a day by day basis of when we will be able to welcome all guests back to the mountain. 

What To Expect

  • Parking will be available in parking lot 2 (located across the street from the main parking lot.) The main parking lot will be closed.
  • Bathrooms will be located in the main parking lot (southwest corner). 
  • There will be no availability to purchase food or beverages over the next few days, so please plan accordingly.
  • Rentals will not be available over the next few days.
  • There will be access to the firepit and heaters but there will be no access to an indoor place to keep warm over the next few days.
  • There will be no wifi available at the resort.  
  • The perimeter of the barn is currently fenced off for your safety. Please adhere to these restrictions. 
  • Please check out our snow report for a list of what trails and lifts are open.
  • Operating hours will be from 10am to 4pm. 

Next Steps

We are working on getting our infrastructure and vital services running to allow us to open to the public. We are evaluating the situation on a daily basis and will keep you all updated as soon as we get more information. 

The community is what makes Nordic Valley so special, and we feel very grateful to be supported and uplifted as we navigate through this unprecedented situation. Thank you all for your continued patience as we work to continue to give you the freedom to ski.

UPDATE: January 16th, 7:30pm

Yesterday was a very sad day in Nordic’s history as our beloved Barn suffered devastating damages as a result of the fire that occurred. The barn has been around for over 50 years and was a central part of Nordic Valley. What could have been an incredibly dark day was soon transformed by the overwhelming love and support pouring in from this community. We wanted to reach out to you and thank you for your kind words and generous offers to get us back on our feet. We feel incredibly fortunate to be part of such a strong and caring community, and are reminded that our community is what makes Nordic special. Stay tuned for information on how you can help.

As we navigate through the process of rebuilding and recovering, we want to assure you we are working hard to get you all back on the mountain as soon as possible. Over the next few days we will have infrastructure and vital services arriving which will allow the resort to begin towards operating again.  

For more information, please visit our website or email [email protected]. We are evaluating on a day to day basis, so stay tuned for additional updates.

UPDATE: January 15th, 5:10pm

At approximately 1:50AM this morning, a fire was detected in Nordic Valley’s main lodge. Local authorities were alerted right away and Weber County fire engines arrived onsite to extinguish the fire. There were no reported injuries at the scene and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Unfortunately, the entire lodge was damaged including our ticket office, retail store, restaurant and business offices. A silver lining in this difficult story is the surrounding structures and all lifts appear to be unaffected.

Due to these unforeseen circumstances Nordic Valley will be closed until we can get power and our systems up and running again. We are working hard to make the necessary pivots to allow us to resume operations.

Stay tuned for more updates – as information becomes available, we will update this page. Any guests who have purchased tickets, lessons or rentals for dates during the closure will be issued a credit (see below for details).

When will Nordic Valley re-open?

Nordic Valley is working tirelessly to get our resort running again. All operations announcements will be made on our website, social media and newsletter – we encourage you to follow us there for the latest updates.

What caused the fire?

We do not know at this time – this is under investigation.

What do I do for products (lift tickets, rentals & lessons) I purchased during the resort closure?

Any products purchased for visits from Monday, January 15, through our resort closure will be issued a credit to be used at a later date. We will do this automatically, and we will communicate with you via email. Please allow us a few days to process your credit.

How can I get in touch with someone?

We are monitoring and responding to messages sent to [email protected] and we are waiting to set up a new phone number. Please be patient as we work through these details.

Will you be refunding season pass holders?

At this time, we are not issuing refunds on season passes. We will continue to assess this as we finalize our reopening plan. In the meantime, we encourage our Power Pass guests to visit nearby Power Pass mountains, including Brian Head Resort, Purgatory Resort and Arizona Snowbowl. For a full list of Power Pass benefits, click here.

Will you allow season pass holders to access the mountain while you wait for your operations to be restored?

Not at this time. Our first priority is to ensure the safety of all employees and guests, and we will not be running the lifts until we know we can operate safely. In the meantime, we are working on our new operating plan so we can get the lifts running as quickly as possible.

Is uphill travel allowed? Where can we park?

At this time, uphill travel is highly discouraged while authorities do their investigation and we mitigate the safety of the barn. The Weber County Sheriff’s department closed the road so parking in our lots is unavailable at this time. We will open this as quickly as we can and communicate it on our website, social media and newsletters.

Why can’t we operate given the lifts are okay?

Our first priority is to ensure our employees and guests safety. While our lifts have been unaffected, many other critical operations (and necessities, like bathrooms) were impacted severely. Please know that we are actively working on solutions that will allow us to reopen as quickly as we can.

What can we do to help?

We’ve been overwhelmed already by the outreach from those who love Nordic Valley. First of all, thank you. Your kindness and support has been a balm on what has been a very difficult day. Please stay tuned for more ways to help in the future.

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