Knee Deep

Hello Skiers and Boarders,

It was another very good powder morning at Alpine Meadows. We received 8 inches overnight and snow kept dropping in a showery pattern all day. I think my best run of the day was my first tour through Gentian Gully. We arrived at the top of Scott and headed to Gentian. Nobody followed us. No tracks had been cut in front of us. I stood looking down into the trees, where close to a foot of new snow waited to be cut into pieces. We took our time as nobody was pushing us from behind. The snow was light and knee deep. After making many powder turns we found ourselves at the bottom of the run very close to the base of Subway Chair. Unfortunately an exposed creek was running between us and the chair. After gently stepping on remaining patches of snow (see attached photo) and weaving through willow bushes we arrived at the opposite bank and headed for Subway Chair. In case you did not know, snow sticks to wet skis. Once over the creek our skis immediately weighed at least 25 pounds and movement stopped.

High Yellow held plenty of snow as did Standard Run and Gunner’s Knob. We popped around the mountain sinking into light snow most of the morning.

An excellent day at Alpine.

Enjoy your day,


The Unofficial Alpine Meadows Ski Report
Produced by Andy Wertheim
Tahoe Truckee Realtor
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