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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Spring Snow at Squaw

Hello Skiers and Boarders, A couple of mid-morning runs on Kangaroo proved to be lonely, but offered smooth soft spring snow. It is definitely warm outside and the forecast is for warmer weather for the next few days. We took the shuttle over to Squaw at 11:30 and rode the Funitel to the upper mountain….

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Day One at Alpine

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Alpine and Squaw have opened.  Squaw opened yesterday and increased the operating lifts today.  All open lifts at Squaw are on the upper mountain.  Alpine opened Kangaroo today.  A light crowd of locals turned out to test equipment and make a few turns on a firm manmade surface.  The mountain itself…

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