Conditions, On the Mountain

On Hill Report from Mark Sanders.

No Comments 31 December 2008

On Hill Report from Mark Sanders.

Wow!  What a fine couple of weeks we have been enjoying.  Storm after storm pummeled the west ridge resulting in over 100 inches and whopping huge smiles.  All our favorite zones are open at Alpine Meadows, filled with deep powder.  Even as temps start to rise, there is still plenty of fine powder available.  Thanks [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

High Traverse + Sherwood Open!

1 Comment 26 December 2008

High Traverse + Sherwood Open!

Just came in from a run on High Traverse, which opened today! The snow is cold, light, and FUN! There wasn’t a whisper of wind; and even after a full day of bluebird skies (I skied at 2pm), the trees were still loaded with snow. It’s so nice to have Sherwood Chair open as well. [...]

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SkiAlpine Podcast, Video

A Morning at Alpine

No Comments 24 December 2008

Let’s say you were at Tahoe last weekend. Let’s say you have two telemarking buddies from Truckee. Let’s say it was the first good powder storm of the season. Let’s say your Sunday morning looked something like this… Where would you go next weekend? Merry Christmas!

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SkiAlpine Podcast

Alpine Meadows Season Pass Party

No Comments 23 December 2008

At Alpine Meadows, we love our season pass holders! On opening day this season we held our first season pass holder party @ the new Last Chair Bar in the main lodge. Izabella played, we rocked out with drinks, good friends and a toast from Alpine’s General Manager Jim Kercher, and had a good time [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

65″ of Snow in 1 Week = Powder Day Slide Show

4 Comments 20 December 2008

65″ of Snow in 1 Week = Powder Day Slide Show

Snow storms – especially those that leave behind more than 5 feet of powder in a week’s time – allow for conditions we all dream of. The conditions are amplified by the early-morning sounds and sights at Alpine. Who doesn’t love the sweet alarm clock of avalanche control, or the barking chatter of happy patrol [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

65 Inches of Snow in 1 Week Makes for Very Happy Skiers & Riders

1 Comment 19 December 2008

65 Inches of Snow in 1 Week Makes for Very Happy Skiers & Riders

During the past week, Alpine Meadows has received more than 5 feet of snow on its mountaintop. That’s pretty cool. Actually, that’s downright staggering. For all those skiers and riders who might be thinking about a visit, now is the time. The two massive weather systems that parked above the peaks of Alpine from Friday, [...]

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