Blue, Gray, and a Little Wind

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Parking lots filled again today.  Lines were not terrible as all lifts were operating, but some lifts experienced 5 to 10 minute waits.  The weather was mixed today with some wind, gray skies at the beginning of the day followed by sun shining out of a blue sky and then retreating…

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Another Perfect Day

Hello Skiers and Boarders, It was another perfect day of skiing in the Sierra.  Cold morning temperatures, squeaky snow, and some patches of light powder remaining.  There lots of soft bumps and perfect groomed runs to tear up on the mountain.  Areas under Alpine Bowl Chair are nicely skier packed as is High Yellow.  Gentian…

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Powder Day Tomorrow

Hello Skiers and Boarders, It is snowing again in Alpine Meadows.  I was not on the hill today, but friends that I met at lunch claimed that snow had built up to 6″ or 8″ in placed on the mountain.  The snow is coming down in showers that were heavy at times, but as of…

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Just a Great Day

Hello Skiers and Boarders, The day started with cold temperatures covering the mountain.  It seemed to be in the 7 to 9 degree range at the summit.  However, the sun was shining in all its glory and the sky was a brilliant blue.  Snow conditions are top notch with a few patches of light powder…

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Epic Day on the Hill

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Tree branches are sagging under the weight of days and days of snow.  Snow banks are as high as tree tops.  More snow fell on the mountain last night and continued all day.  The good news is that winds fell overnight and the newest foot or more of snow that dropped…

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Sun and Powder

Hello Skiers and Boarders, After a number of days of heavy snow and one day of closed terrain the sun took over handing us a spectacular day in which to enjoy some great skiing. We were not alone. Both Alpine and Squaw claimed the parking lots to be full. However, the lines were not really…

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A Little Powder Left

Hello Skiers and Boarders, I did not have a chance to let you know how good the skiing was on Thursday.  It was excellent.  Alpine opened the High Traverse which was relatively untouched from our last storm cycle.  We made a bunch of powder turns in the sunlight Thursday morning in the Sun Bowl and…

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Another Great Ski Day

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Cold overnight temperatures and a party cloudy day kept our snow in prime winter condition.  Although much of the mountain was open yesterday including a late start for the Sherwood Lift, we found plenty of powder to disturb and lots of good cut up soft snow to ski.  We found a…

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Face Shots Today

Hello Skiers and Boarders, What a crazy day! Early this morning I would have sworn the ski area would close for the day. We received so much new snow in the past couple of days that it just seemed the avalanche danger was extreme and that it would take a day to make sure the…

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