Tag archive for "skiing"

Conditions, Events, On the Mountain

A Great Finish to the 09|10 Winter Season

No Comments 19 May 2010

A Great Finish to the 09|10 Winter Season

Perfect weather accompanied Alpine Meadows in honor of closing weekend festivities. Skiers, riders and telemarkers were out in full force for their last lift accessed turns in the Lake Tahoe area. The corn snow was perfect; just the right temperature and wind combination to make the turns last through early afternoon. And once the turns [...]

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On the Mountain, Terrain Parks

Spring Snow Brings out MTV & Standard Films

No Comments 24 April 2010

Spring Snow Brings out MTV & Standard Films

This time of year, the cameras start snapping, the film rolling and athletes aching to go big. With exceptional snow this spring and an abundance of sunshine, Alpine Meadows is the place to ski, ride and film! MTV (Music Television) honored Alpine Meadows by filming a segment of their series, MTV’s Ultimate Parkour Challenge. Some [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Spring has Sprung at Alpine Meadows!

No Comments 09 April 2010

Spring has Sprung at Alpine Meadows!

Now with over 14 feet of snow at the mid-mountain snow stake, spring skiing and riding will be the best ever! With conditions this good, you have to ski it to believe it! And with all the skiing/riding you are going to do, we can’t expect you to leave without some on mountain fun! Check [...]

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Conditions, Jamaican Ski Team, On the Mountain

Just days before his Olympic competition…

No Comments 16 February 2010

After carrying the Jamaican flag into the Opening Ceremony in Vancouver last Friday night, Olympian Errol Kerr returned to Tahoe for extra days of practice at Alpine Meadows. He said that the recent sunny days here in Tahoe produced a soft snow surface, similar to the snow that Olympians in early competition have been experiencing, [...]

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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

A Month of Storms

No Comments 02 February 2010

It’s hard to believe January 2010 has come and gone. It was a blink of an eye, and one to remember: 10 feet of snow fell at the base lodge and 14 fell at the mid mountain stake. Storms like that aren’t just weather; they’re a journey. With all the unbridled wind, prodigious accumulation, beautiful [...]

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