Conditions, Featured

Plenty of Sunshine at Alpine

No Comments 08 December 2012

A ridge of high pressure is parked off the coast keeping away the storms and providing us with plenty of sunshine through the beginning of next week. There is lots of snow up high to enjoy this opening weekend from the storms last weekend. The ridge of high pressure will begin to move back away [...]

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Conditions, Featured

Alpine Picked up Another 9″ in the past 24 hours

No Comments 03 December 2012

The cold front blasted through a lot faster than expected yesterday morning and there was a sharp cut-off to the precip behind it.  Alpine Meadows picked up another 9 inches in the past 24 hours at the summit bringing the storm total to 35 inches. We even picked up a few inches at the base. [...]

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Conditions, Featured

26″ of Snow with More to Come

No Comments 01 December 2012

Another 14 inches fell on the mountain in the past 24 hours bringing the 3 day storm total to 26 inches. Alpine Meadows has already picked up close to 25% of the annual average up top. It is still snowing lightly this morning and we could pick up several more inches today. Tonight a strong Pacific storm moves in. Snow [...]

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Featured, Uncategorized

Let is Snow!

No Comments 09 November 2012

Let is Snow!

The second early season snowfall has brought a foot of new snow to Alpine Meadows. All this good fortune has everyone looking forward to a great season and eagerly awaiting our scheduled opening day, Dec. 7.  With this storm following just on the heels of the big storm that came through a few weeks ago [...]

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Conditions, Featured

Alpine is currently serving up some delicious corn…corn snow, that is!

No Comments 27 April 2012

What is corn snow? Corn snow happens when the snow undergoes a good melt/freeze cycle. When new fine-grain snow warms up, it becomes slow and sticky. But if it is allowed to “cook,” water will evaporate and the grains will get bigger after a good melt/freeze cycle occurs. This kind of snow is not sticky, [...]

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Conditions, Featured, On the Mountain

February 28th Powder Day!

No Comments 28 February 2012

February 28th Powder Day!

Powder Day! We’ve been hit with up to 15 inches of snow in the last 24 hours and it’s still coming down! Here are some photos from this morning at Alpine. Another large storm is expected to come in tomorrow. Get your powder boards ready!

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