East McNary in the White Mountains, the Sunrise ski area has 65 runs open to snowboarding with a maximum vertical of 1700.
DIRECTIONS FROM PHOENIX (218 miles):
Mogollon Route - Take State Hwy. 87 north to Payson. From Payson, take State Hwy. 260 east following the Mogollon Rim to Show Low. At Show Low, continue on Hwy. 260 through Pinetop-Lakeside and McNary to State Hwy. 273. Turn Right on Hwy. 273. Sunrise Park Lodge is four miles south on Hwy. 273 and the Sunrise Ski Area is three miles past the lodge.
Overall, Sunrise Park Resort is the 3rd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 4 snowboarding resorts in Arizona.
Local Contacts: Sunrise Park Resort (928) 735-7669; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816.
Best Season: Jan. - Feb.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: NFS Lakeside CG near Lakeside Ranger Office
Breakfast Restaurant: Johnny Angels, Pinetop
Reference Source: click here http://www.sunriseskipark.com
GPS: 33.994, -109.5339
Date Published: 12/29/2015
Date Updated: 7/17/2016
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