New Terrain

After getting just over 2.5 feet in the past few days, Squaw was able to open some real lifts today. Squaw Creek, Red Dog, Far East Express, and Exhibition (as well as some carpets) were all open today. After 100+ runs on Kangaroo this week, we decided to try Squaw out. That was a mistake….

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Opening Dates

Hello friends, Although I cannot really do very much for a month or so as I recover from my heart surgery, I do hear rumors.  This morning, I cannot reveal my source as I promised anonymity to this person, however tentative opening date at Squaw Valley is Nov. 16th (assuming cold weather for snow making…

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Smooth Groomers and Winter Moguls

Hello Skiers and Boarders, A spring day sprung to life in the Sierra this morning. Cold early morning temperatures faded as the morning progressed leading to a warm afternoon. After a quick warm up on Roundhouse we loaded onto the shuttle and headed to Squaw. Soft winter snow lured us over the mountain for the…

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Pleasant Day at Squaw

Hello Skiers and Boarders, It was cool this morning.  Temperatures dipped below freezing.  Snow guns blasted away overnight. The base of Alpine remains thin with some dirty spots around the lodge and on-ramps of Summit.  However, the upper mountain looks ready for skiers, even the lower area appears ready to be skied.  I noted many…

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Thanksgiving Skiing

Hello Skiers and Boarders, The sun is coming up in Tahoe. The sky is clear blue.  The temperature is 45 degrees and projected to be over 50 today.  We skied on Kangaroo for an hour yesterday.  Plenty of snow on the main run.  Good for getting some fresh air in the lungs and checking equipment,…

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