One of the Better Days

Hello Skiers and Boarders, There were a lot of happy faces on the hill today.  We received more snow last night.  It was cold light snow that made for a nice topping for the surface.  Most of the mountain was open by midday (High Traverse, Beaver, and Estelle Bowls open later in the morning). First…

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Wet Dense Snow

Hello Skiers and Boarders, It rained all night long and into the morning hours at the lower elevations in Alpine Meadows.  However wet snow apparently fell at the higher elevations. Alpine reported a foot overnight.            It was snowing at the lodge when I ventured out at noon.  Wet, but snowing. …

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Pretty Darn Perfect

Hello Skiers and Boarders, I have been too busy the past few days to jot down a report. A quick review of the past few days for those of you who might have missed all the snow events.  Friday was a little frustrating do to weather and road closures, but once we got onto the…

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Another Day of Powder

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Lots more new snow this morning.  Air temperature was much colder so the snow was much lighter than yesterday.  A light crowd made it even better.  Alpine reported 9 inches of new snow, but it felt like more, especially in the trees.  Gentian Gully was a dream this morning.  Clean pillows…

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Nice and Deep

Hello Skiers and Boarders, A winter wonderland appeared this morning.  A foot, to a foot and a half, of snow fell during the night and has lasted most of the day.  The snow that fell overnight was heavier than the light cold snow we had last week.  Higher temperatures mean wetter snow which is what…

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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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After Yesterday Came Today

Hello Skiers and Boarders, Helicopter skiing might have been better than the skiing we enjoyed today, but it was pretty darn close. Plenty of skiers and boarders flooded the mountain this morning, but they dissipated quickly. The mountain was basically fully open which spreads everyone out and cuts down on the lift lines. An early…

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