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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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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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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Not the Best

Hello Skiers and Boarders, There are not many mornings when I just quit after one run, but I attempted to do exactly that this morning.  I rode Summit at 8am with a handful of other patrons.  The trip down was on firm uneven groomed snow.  It was not pleasant.  I venture off piste a little…

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Fresh Snow this Morning

Hello Skiers and Boarders, What’s up with out weather?  It is still snowing in the Sierra and it is May.  We received 6 or 7 inches of snow overnight making it a powder morning at Alpine Meadows.  The mountain was in a cloud all morning making the light flat.  Opening was slightly delayed from 8…

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Morning Corn

Hello Skiers and Boarders, There were some high clouds overhead this morning.  Overnight temperatures dropped below freezing as they have been the last few nights.  I never made it over to Squaw this week, but friends tell me the skiing was very good.  This morning the skiing was excellent.  We skied from about 8:45 to…

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