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Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley

in the Coronado National Forest

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Just one hour from the desert sun of Tucson lies the southernmost ski area in the United States near the summit of Mt. Lemmon. The 70-acre Ski Valley offers great downhill skiing and snowboarding, along with ski equipment rentals and instruction, a restaurant,a snack bar, and a gift shop. Overnight accomodations can be found nearby at Summerhaven. The chair lift operates year-round, taking visitors to a high overlook from which outstanding views of the Santa Catalinas, Tucson, the San Pedro Valley, and the distant mountains near Globe and Phoenix can be had. This, plus the area's many trails and overlooks make Ski Valley a popular destination in any season. Ski runs are usually open mid-December to early April depending on snowfall. Other facilities include 15 ski trails with beginner, intermediate and advanced runs. The highway is paved and suitable for passenger vehicles.

Location: Catalina Highway, Summerhaven Arizona Telephone 520 576-1321 Toll Free: 520 885-1181 Fax 520 576-1307

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Tucson) Aeroball Sports
(Tucson) Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball
(Tucson) Cocoraque Ranch Cattle Drives
(Tucson) Colossal Cave Mountain Park Stables
(Tucson) Desert Thunder Pro Rodeo
(Tucson) Flying V Ranch

02/06 Coming to The Summerhaven area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be: Kids activities, Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Bed races, Concert (Saturday night), Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.