Events, Featured, Terrain Parks

Trains 2011 – Freestyle Ski & Snowboard

No Comments 22 April 2011

Trains 2011 – Freestyle Ski & Snowboard

The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, Marker Bindings, Volkl Skis, Smith Optics and Alpine Meadows Ski Resort hosted the invitational slopestyle contest, Trains,  on Saturday, April 16. The winning trick came from snowboarder Brandon Reis for his double cork 10. Team Gray, scored the best high-five for their three-man, one on a barrel, two front-flipping-by-while-high-fiving display, [...]

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Conditions, Featured, On the Mountain

Post-storm photos of Alpine

No Comments 28 March 2011

Post-storm photos of Alpine

It’s interesting to see a mountain transform literally before our eyes. This March was an invitation to a non-optional, participation-mandatory tango sponsored by Mother Nature. We all watched Alpine’s snowpack grow, shift, and manipulate itself from what was familiar territory three weeks ago into an exquisite, foreign moonscape. The result? Astounding scenic beauty previously unknown [...]

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Events, Featured, Jamaican Ski Team

Errol Kerr: Final stop of the Daron Rahlves Banzai Tour

No Comments 21 March 2011

Errol Kerr: Final stop of the Daron Rahlves Banzai Tour

The Daron Rahlves Banzai Tour started out this year beautifully at Alpine Meadows.  Sunny weather and a really challenging course down the Beaver Bowl, which was amazing. Conditions were right on the edge of what’s safe and what’s not.  I think it really pushed all of the skiers and riders in the Banzai on Beaver [...]

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Conditions, Featured, On the Mountain

Aptly, The Storm King Visits Alpine

No Comments 18 March 2011

Aptly, The Storm King Visits Alpine

If you live at Lake Tahoe or visit, undoubtedly you’ve picked up the local paper and read the phenomenal articles published by Mark McLaughlin, a.k.a., The Storm King. You’ve probably read one of his many award-winning books, including Sierra Stories: True Tales of Tahoe (volumes I and II); Western Train Adventures; The Good, The Bad, [...]

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Featured, Uncategorized

Alpine Meadows’ freeheelin’ youth dominating

No Comments 14 March 2011

Alpine Meadows’ freeheelin’ youth dominating

Kami Abi-Nader and Bennett Drummond tackling The Buttress at the Mountain Hardwear Big Mountain Telemark Series at Alpine Meadows.

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Events, Featured

VIDEO: San Francisco Giants World Champions Trophy Stop

No Comments 09 March 2011

VIDEO: San Francisco Giants World Champions Trophy Stop

Alpine Meadows turned Giants’ orange on Wednesday when the World Champions Trophy came for a visit. If you missed it, check out our photos below, and if you were there, go to www.sfgiants.com/fanphotos, select the date, and gallery number 55 to find your photo with the trophy. Check back here later for video of the [...]

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