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Petaluma native Bill Foster honored

Bill Foster, a Petaluma native who found his calling as a member of the Alpine Meadows ski patrol, died tragically last December in an avalanche. Bill was one of the founding members and the head trainer of Alpine's avalanche dog rescue program. In honor of Bill's service and [...]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Alpine Meadows opens

Alpine Meadows celebrates the start of the 2012/13 season with party sunny skies and 4 lifts in operation. Summit Six, Roundhouse, Meadow and Alpine Bowl are open with packed powder and groomed runs. What's new this year: Mile-long Terrain Park Thanks to a recent partnership with Snow Park Technologies, Alpine [...]

By | December 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Will you pay $92 to ski Alpine?

Alpine Meadows has always been one of my favorite resorts in Tahoe. For me, it has just the right mix of terrain, amenities, fast lifts, close parking, easy access and customer service. It also had affordable lift ticket prices - until now. I wondered when I heard the news that [...]

By | December 16th, 2011|0 Comments

$99 spring pass at Alpine

Alpine Meadows has just announced the sale of their Spring Pass. Ski or snowboard every day from April 1st until the end of the season for just $99! The Spring Pass can be purchased online or at the special tickets office at the resort starting Sunday, March 20th. You must [...]

By | March 16th, 2011|0 Comments

Destination: Alpine Meadows

When asked to describe my ideal ski resort, the first place that comes to mind is Alpine Meadows. Located between Truckee and Tahoe City off State Route 89, Alpine covers 2,400 patrolled acres with an annual snowfall of 495 inches. The mountain offers 13 lifts covering 100 designated runs. The [...]

By | January 20th, 2011|0 Comments

Resort report, snow levels

The following Tahoe resorts are open: Boreal 58-65" base / 5 lifts open Sugar Bowl 56-65" base/ 6 lifts open Squaw Valley 65" base / 12 lifts open Alpine Meadows 71-99" base / 4 lifts open Northstar-at-Tahoe 38-56" base / 10 lifts open Kirkwood 73" base / 2 lifts open [...]

By | November 26th, 2010|0 Comments