In Memory of My Mother

Hello Friends, Blue skies covered our beautiful mountains this morning after dropping 7 inches of new snow overnight.  Warm air soon thickened the new blanket of snow, but morning turns were very special today. Another great day of being unemployed. #iloveskiing #getitbeforeitcooks A post shared by UnMarkedObstacles (@unmarkedobstacles) on Mar 27, 2017 at 11:57am PDT…

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Fresh Palette

Hello Skiers and Riders, It was a beautiful morning in the Sierra today. Sunny blue skies overhead and a fresh palette for powder hungry skiers and boarders. We received about 9 inches of snow yesterday. The snow was condensed, as it was wind whipped and wet as it fell yesterday. South facing slopes were sun…

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Spring Skiing on Sherwood

Most of us think of Spring skiing on the South Face of Sherwood is all about slush and corn snow. Today was not… at least first thing in the morning due to a fierce little storm yesterday with high winds that deposited about 6 inches of snow. Once again, everything was silky smooth and provided…

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Just A Beautiful Day

Hello Skiers and Riders, I missed yesterday which turned out to be a super day according to those that were on the hill.  It snowed all day, the crowds were minimal, and all lifts eventually opened.  A few people claimed is was the best day of the year, or at least one of the best…

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Firm Morning, Spring Corn Followed

Hello Skiers and Riders, Frozen firm surface decorated the slopes this morning for the first few laps on Summit Chair. A brisk wind and moderate temperature maintained the firm surface for a little longer this morning than in the past couple of days. However, sunny skies soon soften the surface on those east and south…

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Aging Skiers

Hello Skiers and Riders, Another warm spring day has spread over the Sierra. I was out for a short period of time this morning enjoying softening groomed runs. The grooming was a little rough today with a few areas sporting open holes where corduroy should have been and some minor ridges between snowcat passes. The…

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Perfect Corn in Scott Chute

Editor’s note: Oops, we didn’t get a chance to post Valleygirl’s report from yesterday.  Here it is now. Scott chute was money – stoke level 10. Perfect corn in there..small bumps in the middle..lookers left was smooth and super fun and fast. The plaid and the spring vibe is in full force!!

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