Spring Skiing at Squaw

Hello Skiers and Riders, It is warm and sunny today.  Temperatures are running in the mid-sixties this afternoon. The other day I gathered up my ski equipment just in case someone talked me into skiing at Squaw during the week.  Today we headed to Squaw because it was John G’s birthday which was a good…

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Groomed By Nature!

Today was one of those mornings where mother nature took over the upper mountain and groomed it impeccably. Headwall chair opened promptly at 9 am and those who were there first thing were treated with some perfect wind packed powder. The Face, Slot, Light Towers and Hogsback skied extremely well. Then the show moved over…

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One of those days on Headwall & KT22!

Today was another one of those days that offered incredible packed powder skiing with blue skies, warm temps and relatively flat or small moguls on most aspects. The Hogsback, North Bowl, Slot, and Classic Chute off Headwall were all skiing well. Sun Bowl even offered some spring like snow. On KT22 it was all about…

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Parking Full, Great Skiing

Valleygirl reported that Far East opened at 8:30 this morning with no lines and that there was still parking in the second row.  However, by 9:41, Squaw’s parking was full, as Friends of Squaw Valley posted on Facebook this morning. Valleygirl also noted that there were no significant lines at Squaw today, and traffic wasn’t bad tonight….

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Chair Derailments and Buried Lifts Today

Many in our community were frustrated by the limited lift operations on such a beautiful powder day today. Mountain ops explained some of the issues they faced at Alpine and Squaw on their blog. There are some great photos too. Thanks to their hard work, hopefully there will be a lot more terrain open tomorrow….

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