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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, Uncategorized

Day two: Mountain Hardwear Big Mountain Telemark Festival

No Comments 27 February 2011

Day two: Mountain Hardwear Big Mountain Telemark Festival

Mother nature added tons of sunshine and blue sky to this weekend’s powder conditions for the finals of Mountain Hardwear’s Big Mountain Telemark Festival. Freeheelers tackled The Buttress, dropping cliffs, straight-lining shoots and making perfect tele-turns. One may have made a call to his mother mid-line (GNAR points) and another rocked a helmet, boxer shorts [...]

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Events, Featured, On the Mountain

Day one photos: Mountain Hardwear Big Mountain Telemark Festival

No Comments 26 February 2011

Day one photos: Mountain Hardwear Big Mountain Telemark Festival

The best freeheel skiers from around the country threw down in Alpine Meadows’ Keyhole on some of the year’s best powder Saturday. Competitors dropped big cliffs, threw a couple flips, and one guy was even skiing with wooden sticks for polls and a raccoon tail trailing behind his helmet. Keep an eye on the Tough [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Tough Guy Update #3

No Comments 30 January 2010

Tough Guy Update #3

Hello again schralpers! Hope you all have been enjoying the oh so fine snow conditions. Mama spackled in round about 9 feet of good ol’ maritime/party time snow-pack, that really opened up a lot of schralp zones. One in particular would be the great slopes of Keyhole where you will find Lizet Christiansen, organizer and [...]

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Events, On the Mountain

TOUGH GUY COMP UPDATE

No Comments 26 December 2009

TOUGH GUY COMP UPDATE

Hello Schralpers! Greetings from the Uber Shralp Zone of Alpine to bring you closer to one of the most anticipated events this year! My name is Mark Sanders; I will be providing music and the voice at this year’s Tough Guy Productions Telemark Freeski Competition, held on the Buttress. Qualifying will be held at the [...]

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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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