Treeline to the Top

Hello Skiers, Summit did not open today as I thought it might, but Alpine Bowl and Wolverine were groomed. We could see the groomed tracks from the top of Roundhouse. It was a beautiful blue bird day on the hill this morning. Dance floor was groomed but somewhat firm this morning. Off piste we found…

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From Brown to White

Hello Skiers, Yesterday morning snow was shooting out of guns on Nick’s Run and Weasel Trail, but everything else on the mountain was brown.  This morning people were skiing down Nick’s Run on Kangaroo, but all the brown had been replaced with white snow.  It really looked like winter at Alpine this morning.  I used…

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Here it Comes

Hello Skiers, They say it is coming. I can tell you the that air is cold this morning and projected to drop in temperature even more in the coming days. Winds are picking up at his hour and the sky is gray. Make sure your water is off if you are not in residence this…

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Day One and White Wolf

Hello Skiers,  Those folks that just could not wait to get on snow were at Alpine today.  Kangaroo opened with pretty good coverage on one run.  The rest of the mountain is completely bare.  The morning conditions were very firm, but warm temperatures turned the surface to corn in the afternoon.  Evidently there was a…

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Ready to put on skis?

Hello Skiers, It is sweater and jacket time in Tahoe. Especially in the morning. Snowmaking at Alpine and Squaw appears to be in full swing, at least until the temperatures turn from cold to warm (hopefully not to warm). Photos of Kangaroo and the base of the Squaw Creek lift are attached. If you look…

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A Couple of Winter Days

Hello Friends, On Saturday in a strong wind, rain, and snow storm most, if not all, of the Treeline Cirque lift towers were flown into place. Of course there is a lot of work remaining before the lift is ready for skiers, but it was amazing to me how quickly and in what conditions the…

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A Little Update from Tahoe

Hello Friends, The sun is shining this afternoon, but it rained for a couple of hours this morning and then it snowed just a little bit.  A photo of white tipped trees is attached.  I have also attached a photo of the base of the new Treeline Cirque lift at Alpine.  Construction appears to be…

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