"Cold Temperatures and Snow welcome the Tucson New Year"
The 2011 New Year was welcomed in Tucson with snow in the mountains and freezing temperatures on the valley floor.
Few people think of snow and skiing when they think of Tucson. The Santa Catalina Mountains, however, is home to the southernmost ski area in the United States. The ski slopes are located just an hour's drive from the sun-drenched resorts of Tucson, where area visitors can go golfing, swimming and downhill skiing in the same day.
Attached are some of the photos that were taken of the mountains yesterday evening.
In the days and weeks to come, it is my intent to post photos and share my many rich and fulfilling Arizona experiences. Hopefully, this blog will engender and create an interest on the part of the reader to know more about the diversity of the "Grand Canyon State" and possibly visit. (November 23rd, 2009)
I was born and raised in the cold country of Minnesota. After spending thirty seven years in education, retirement in Arizona was my answer. Today, my interests and passions include traveling, playing tennis and being with my grandchildren.