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110+ inches in 10 days

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Some big storms and big skiing during the past couple weeks in Tahoe. Upper elevations were slammed by two significant storms, high winds, and some excellent skiing. Donner Summit has broken the 500 inch mark for the season, and most resorts and backcountry lines above 7500-8000 are buried. Squaw’s GasX on Headwall face is buried, […]

head’s up

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

more snow this past week…. and more avalanches and instability. we’ve had a great run of storms and powder, lots of great days and some of the best skiing we’ve had in the resort and backcountry in years. this said, we have some major instabilities in the snowpack, as seen with all of the […]

light it up

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Tahoe is firing right now, just amazing run of snow  and great conditions. We received another 20″+ this week, and the skiing has been great. Backcountry is stabilizing, resorts were uncrowded and ripping. As good as it has been in many years here right now. We have smaller systems coming through over the next week, […]

still holding

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

It’s been a great week or so of skiing… nice thick base from the warm storms last week, then another 12-20″ of light snow followed by continued cold temps has set us up for excellent backcountry conditions - nothing super deep, but cold smoke and a nice bottom layer to work with. Stability is very […]

here we go …

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

“double-barrel low” due to hit us tomorrow - Wds and then continued showers through the weekend. temps will be very cold and snow ratios very high. looking at up to 18″+ up high, as much as 6-8″ at lake level, more toward the Crest, and snow as low as 1,500.’ We’ve been in start-of-winter -mode […]

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