6-12 inches of fresh snow today

Forecast courtesy of Sugar Bowl Cool temperatures this morning are a sign of the approaching cold area of low pressure. Precipitation is moving onshore and snow chances pick up later in the morning and last through early evening.  Accumulations by midnight are still in the 6-12 range, helped along by [...]

By | February 19th, 2013|0 Comments

January is learn to ski and snowboard month

With the holiday crowds gone, January is the perfect time to take a trip to Tahoe for some winter fun. Several Tahoe resorts are offering special deals for teens and adults who want to try a new winter sport.  These all-inclusive packages include lessons, rentals and lift ticket. If you [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|0 Comments

72 hour lift ticket sale

Ski/ride for less than $30 a day at Boreal with this limited time deal. Receive 3 lift tickets good January 14 - 31 (excluding 1/19 & 1/20) for only $89 - that's less than $30 each. The Deal: 3 Full-Day Adult or Teen tickets valid January 14 – 31, 2013, [...]

By | January 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Burton Mountain Festival coming to Northstar

The 2nd annual Burton Mountain Festival Tour makes a stop at Northstar this weekend. Resort guests will be treated to a free day of  live entertainment, Burton 2013 product demos, giveaways, and a mini park for young snowboarders 4-6 years old. The festival will take place January 4 - 6 [...]

By | January 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

Cold, heavy snow forecast for the holiday weekend

Weather forecast courtesy of Sugar Bowl Resort Cold, Snow Showers Today, Heavy Snow Thursday Night through Sunday. A strong low pressure trough offshore will begin to direct moisture into Northern California on Thursday.  Unlike the latest series of storms, much more moisture will be entrained into this series.  Temperatures will [...]

By | December 18th, 2012|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

Homewood to open Thanksgiving weekend

Christmas has come early to the Tahoe resorts. Snow is forecast throughout the weekend, giving the resorts a nice base for the Thanksgiving holiday. Homewood Mountain Resort will open Nov. 23-25 (Fri-Sun) for beginning skiing, snowboarding and sledding above the North Lodge. Additional terrain will open as conditions permit. Beginner [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Squaw, Sugar Bowl to open this weekend

Thanks to a series of early snowstorms and advanced snowmaking equipment, two resorts will open this weekend. Squaw Valley will celebrate with an early opening this Friday, November 16th. Scheduled lifts include Exhibition, Red Dog, Resort at Squaw Creek and FirstVenture. Look for part of the upper mountain to open [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Boreal to open Friday

Mother Nature brought the gift of an early snowstorm to the Sierra's this week, putting the resorts in high gear for opening day. Boreal will open the Castle Peak Quad chair this weekend. Hours and lift prices: Friday, 10/26: 9 am - 9 pm, $15 for all ages Saturday, 10/27: [...]

By | October 24th, 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