Snow King's Cougar lift will be the first in service on the mountain this season. Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. — Snow King Mountain will open its Cougar lift this Thursday, Dec. 23, as snow has finally made its way to the valley and more is projected in the forecast.

With the lift spinning, skiers and riders will have access to the mountain’s terrain for the first time this season.

The mountain also announced that tubing is anticipated to open on Christmas Day and additional ski terrain will open lifts for skiing/boarding as soon as conditions permit.

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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter. She's a lover of alliteration, easy-to-follow recipes and board games when everyone knows the rules. Her favorite aspect about living in the Tetons is the collective admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.