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  1. Tricia

    Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Base to Base Gondola Approved

    Back in April the Base to Base Gondola Project Draft was released with a 45 day period for comments, with meetings scheduled for "on record" comments. Forest Service Open House Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 3-7 p.m. Truckee Ranger District Office 10811 Stockrest Springs Rd., Truckee, CA Placer...
  2. Tominator

    Does anyone know what ski area this is?

    Looks great!
  3. W

    California/Nevada Squaw or Alpine on a Sunday

    Our first day skiing on our trip at the end of March will be a Sunday and I was wondering which might be the least crowded? Also, is there a shuttle between the two? We are staying at The Resort at Squaw Creek.
  4. SSSdave

    California/Nevada Fixing Kirkwood's Backside

    As someone skiing frequently at Kirkwood for almost 4 decades, the most important improvement the resort could make that we old timers have been complaining about forever is the frustratingly long Chair 4 Sunrise lift ride time on the Backside of the mountain. Arguable the most alpine-like high...
  5. luliski

    California/Nevada Sierra at Tahoe vs Sugar Bowl

    It turns out that my city has a group of skiers organizing for carpooling to ski. Many of them are going midweek, which is great for me. It seems there are quite a few going to Sugar Bowl, and then at least one person (and I actually already know her from swimming) going to Sierra at Tahoe. I...
  6. Tricia

    Reno Tahoe declines invitation for an Olympic Winter bid

    You heard it here first, back on April 1st, 2017. Reno To Open Ski Area for 2026 Winter Olympics Well, after much deliberation and an invitation to bid on being the location of the 2030 Winter Games, Reno Tahoe has declined the invitation. In a press release on Monday November 12, 2018, the...
  7. Tricia

    Home of Squaw Valley founders listed for sale

    In this SanFrancisco Gate article, you can read about the property and home of the late Wayne and Sandy Paulson which has been put on the market by their eight children for $15 million dollars. Historic Lodge on last large parcel of land in Squaw Valley listed for sale The hand-crafted lodge...
  8. Tricia

    California/Nevada Limited time sale on flights to Mammoth

    I've always thought that flights to Mammoth were pricey, but this seems to be a heck of a deal if you're flying in from DEN, SFO, or LAX. I know that Andy Wirth worked hard with the Reno Airport to get more direct flights into RNO, so it doesn't surprise me that Alterra could be working on it in...
  9. W

    California/Nevada Squaw/Mammoth Lodging

    Hello all, I am planning a trip to Squaw and Mammoth for the last week of March for my daughter and I and I was hoping for some recommendations for lodging at each. We don't need ski-in/ski-out, although that would be nice. Any other tips or advice would be greatly appreciated as well.
  10. Jed Peters

    California/Nevada 2018-19 Tahoe Ski Resorts/Conditions/Meetups Thread....

    So this season required a trigger to start the thread. What prompted me to do it? Was it the 96 degree temperatures here in Placer County, home to Squaw Valley USA? Was it me sitting in my swimsuit typing this next to the pool? Was it the tent sales this weekend and the anticipated new ski...
  11. Tricia

    Dave McCoy 103

    This was posted yesterday by Mammoth Mountain. Such a well respected and admired individual in the ski world. Mammoth Mountain's legendary founder, Dave McCoy, turns 103 today. Help us wish Dave a happy birthday below. Happy Birthday, Dave McCoy! There are not enough words to express our...
  12. chilehed

    Mammoth Lawsuit

    I don't recall hearing about this one, and can't find any threads about it here. I'm sorry she was so badly injured, but it sounds to me like she bears a lot more than half of the blame and I don't see anything that constitutes gross negligence on the part of the operator...
  13. Pat AKA mustski

    California/Nevada 2018/2019 Southern California Thread - Big Bear, Mountain High, Baldy, Wrightwood, etc.

    Hmmm. Since the Tour de Big Bear is over and the chances of El Niño are increasing and MM started the new Mammoth thread, I figured we might as well get this one started also. El Niño is often good to So Cal - not always - but often so ... start those snow dances! Bob and I will be skiing...
  14. MountainMonster

    California/Nevada 2018 - 2019 Mammoth Mountain

    Last year this day, Aug 6th still open ! (IG feed) less than 100 until season opening.........................:daffy:
  15. Philpug

    2019 NASTAR Nationals Returns to Squaw Valley|Alpine Meadows

    [Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 31, 2018 – U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced today that the Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships will return to Squaw Valley April 3-7, 2019. With U.S. Alpine Championships and NorAm Finals wrapping up in March, the early April dates will allow for...
  16. Tricia

    Mammoth To Stay Open Through June 17

    Mammoth announced a new closing date for the 17-18 season, saying that it will stay open until June 17, and maybe later. @SBrown, you could get your June turns in at Mammoth :D From their Twitter feed: This just in! Mammoth will be open daily for skiing and riding until at LEAST June 17...
  17. Roger

    Is it too early to be thinking of next season?

    I live in Florida...need I say more ;) but man oh man I know its only April 9th but I just know in a few months it will be August and I will be setting my plans for next winter. I didn't get to go this winter so I'm dying here (but I heard this season wasn't the best). I can't wait for next year...
  18. Tricia

    How Is Your Corn?

    It's been pretty cold at night with some warm days here in Tahoe, which is promising some nice corn. How is your corn harvest?
  19. O

    California/Nevada Squaw condition in April

    Im thinking about going to Squaw after April 9th with the IKON pass. Ill be traveling from NY. Whats the historic temperature in Tahoe during April? and will the Miracle March extend to April?
  20. Goran M.

    Kirkwood accident

    This is sad http://kron4.com/2018/03/05/mom-son-die-after-being-buried-in-snow-near-kirkwood-condo/
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