Tag archive for "avalanche"

On the Mountain

Alpine’s New Beacon Park

No Comments 13 March 2010

Alpine’s New Beacon Park

Alpine Meadows Professional Ski Patrol is excited about our new beacon training park. The park is located in the base area near the bottom of Tiegel Poma and will be open from 10am – 2pm daily.  A member of patrol will be at the park on Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm – 2pm for questions, [...]

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On the Mountain

Rescue Dogs of Alpine Meadows

No Comments 25 February 2010

Alpine Meadows has some extreme mountain terrain to test the skill and bravado of skiers and riders. And we put an extreme amount of effort to keep our bowls, chutes and glades safe from avalanche danger. Along with our ski patrol avalanche crews part of keeping you safe on our steep terrain is maintaining a [...]

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Events, On the Mountain

Beacon and Eggs Avalanche rescue practice @ Alpine Meadows

No Comments 01 June 2009

The mountains around Lake Tahoe hold some amazing snow for skiing and snowboarding. But that snow isn’t always the fluffy happy-sauce it appears to be. We encourage adventurous skiers who explore the hidden powder stashes at Alpine Meadows to carry an avalanche beacon, a probe and a shovel. But those things are just tools. If [...]

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On the Mountain

Search and Rescue Dog Training @ Alpine Meadows

1 Comment 08 April 2008

On Tuesday February 5th Alpine Meadows hosted a full day of search and rescue dog training in conjunction with the Placer County Sherriff Search and Rescue, and the Placer County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Tahoe Dog Team. It was a real carnival for the dogs with helicopter rides, treasure hunts in the snow and non-stop [...]

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