Tag archive for "skiing"

Conditions, On the Mountain

Little Alaska: Powder

No Comments 23 January 2010

My friend Jackie Paaso and I were lucky enough to hike out from Alpine Meadows and ski the fabled Little Alaska.  We found some awesome conditions and got two laps in while never even having to use our skins.  You wanna ski spines?  You don’t have to go all the way to Alaska to find [...]

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I AM Alpine

Another I AM Winner!

No Comments 13 January 2010

From all of us at Alpine Meadows, we would like to thank everyone for posting their I AM moment.  In our book, you are all a winner! However, one I AM post really stood out.  If you have not read Ben’s post, please check it out here. This month’s I AM winner has a chance [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

June-uary, and the skiing is excellent!!

No Comments 06 January 2010

After an exciting and snowy December we have entered what I like to call June-uary. Our January warm spell means one thing, great skiing all over the mountain. Today I found cold chalky snow, and even some powder on north facing slopes, and springy corn-like snow on south and east facing terrain. The groomers are [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Top to Bottom Groomer at Alpine Meadows – Nice and Smooth

No Comments 04 January 2010

Just a quick helmet cam video of skiing down from the top of Summit Chair on Jan. 2nd, 2010 (today’s date is a Palindrome!).  The groomers were perfect! By Miles Clark

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On the Mountain

New Year’s Eve Alpine Side-Country – Munchkins and The Buttress go off!

No Comments 02 January 2010

My buddy Adam and I strolled into the Alpine Meadows side-country on the last day of 2009 to see what we could find.  Well, we found plenty.  And after post-holing up to our chests to re-hit a few things, we were able to get a whopping 2 runs in 6 hours.  Of course damn near [...]

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On the Mountain

The Best Skiing: Only found at Alpine Meadows

No Comments 22 December 2009

The Best Skiing: Only found at Alpine Meadows

It’s a frenzied morning; have to act fast…It’s a POWDER DAY! I throw back a cup of java and get to Alpine Meadows as early as possible. I’m in a race to get first tracks. This is not my normal routine, but I wanted to give it a try. I don’t care where I go, [...]

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