Conditions, Featured

First major winter storm of 2012

No Comments 21 January 2012

First major winter storm of 2012

It took a while to get started this year, but the first major winter storm of 2012 and this winter is bearing down upon Alpine Meadows as I write this. The beginning of this season certainly stands out in glaring contrast to last year’s epic early snows, but try as we might we can’t change [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Lots of new snow! 12-15 inches

No Comments 28 February 2010

Saturday marked the second significant powder day we’ve had this week. The recent snows have been a bit warmer than what we’ve gotten used to this season resulting in some really slidey snow. Ski Patrol has done a great job with their avalanche control work, and have probably enjoyed making some of the bigger ones [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

The Sherwood Shuttle Rules! and powder too!

No Comments 07 February 2010

I am one of a lucky few who live on the route of the Sherwood Shuttle. I took advantage of the shuttle today and walked out of my house in ski boots and hopped on the 9 am shuttle as it went past my house. The shuttle runs on Saturdays and Sundays and leaves from [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Big Thanks to Ski Patrol

No Comments 27 January 2010

The recent storm cycle has been one of extremes. Extreme amounts of snow, people getting extreme, and extremely hard work from the Alpine Meadows ski patrol. With such relentless and copious snowfall it is amazing that patrol was able to get the mountain safe and ready for us to ride so quickly. I think we [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

June-uary, and the skiing is excellent!!

No Comments 06 January 2010

After an exciting and snowy December we have entered what I like to call June-uary. Our January warm spell means one thing, great skiing all over the mountain. Today I found cold chalky snow, and even some powder on north facing slopes, and springy corn-like snow on south and east facing terrain. The groomers are [...]

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Conditions

Alpine Meadows is Corn Skiing Mecca

No Comments 05 April 2009

Alpine Meadows is Corn Skiing Mecca

There is no denying that spring has come to the Tahoe area, and Alpine Meadows has some of the best spring skiing around.  Using a secret scientific process referred to as “cornology”, the crew at Alpine serves up some of the freshest corn you could ever hope for at a ski area.  By keeping areas [...]

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