Pros: It's there
Cons: see below...
I skied at Arizona's Mt Lemmon Ski Valley Sunday Jan 13th 2008. Here's the deal: Mt Lemmon Ski Valley is the southernmost resort in the US. At approximately 32.5 degrees North, it's at about the same latitude as Tijuana Mexico, Shreveport Louisiana, and Savannah Georgia. Plus it's in the Sonoran Desert (or borders on it if you want to be persnickety). So, warm temperatures, hot sun, and dry conditions. Sounds perfect for a ski resort, no? Well, the most impressive thing about Mt Lemmon is the fact that it's there at all. Yet, there it is. Like the plants in the desert below who cling to life in a hostile environment, Mt Lemmon has adapted to survive in a place where no ski hill...(read more)