Conditions, On the Mountain

October Versus June Snow Comparison

No Comments 07 October 2011

October Versus June Snow Comparison

Ski photos continued to float our way yesterday, well into evening. Ecstatic skiers and riders shared their great energy through pictures of their October powder turns and huge smiles; and documented knee-high snow depths in a few places during their ascents. Robb, a local Tahoe dad, sent a few photos yesterday which not only depict [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

More Powder Photos & Video – 10/6/11

No Comments 06 October 2011

More Powder Photos & Video – 10/6/11

If the Sierra Nevada mountains are anything beyond amazing, they are direct. As in, “yes, you will be transitioning from flip flops to Sorels and/or ski/snowboard boots in a matter of 24 hours”. We love that. Powder turns three weeks prior to Halloween, or a chance just to get out there and build a snowman [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

New snow October 5!

No Comments 05 October 2011

New snow October 5!

Mother Nature has reported for duty, and last night’s snow has started to cover the slopes at Alpine Meadows! Four to six inches of the stuff is currently blanketing the area around the base lodge. A few extremely zealous skiers headed up the Kangaroo trail for a few inaugural turns, and others streamed into the [...]

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