A few hours drive east of the Bay Area and we’ve got access to awesome winter sports and some of the most gorgeous views in the world. Hit the slopes!
Squaw Valley, which sits between Truckee and the north shore of Lake Tahoe, received 22 inches of snow at its top elevations between Wednesday, when the first storm hit, and midday Friday. Neighboring Alpine Meadows reported 15 inches.
A 24-year-old employee at Alpine Meadows ski resort has died from injuries she suffered in an accident while skiing in the back country near Lake Tahoe.
A late winter storm that dumped at least 6 feet of snow in parts of the Sierra Nevada created ripe conditions for snow sports enthusiasts but also posed risks for back country skiers, one of whom was killed by an avalanche.
A skier who was injured after an avalanche in the Tahoe National Forest on Thursday afternoon later died as a result of his injuries.
As Fourth of July weekend kicks off, people across the West are donning shorts, bikini tops and Hawaiian shirts — and then they’re hitting the slopes.
Placer County authorities say they’ve found the body of a woman who went missing while snowboarding at a Lake Tahoe-area resort.
Authorities are looking for a snowboarder who went missing at a Lake Tahoe ski resort. Shawnte Willis, of Tahoma, was last seen on the backside of Alpine Meadows Ski Resort at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.
Skiers and snowboarders are heading for the slopes in the Sierra Nevada to take advantage of what resorts are calling the best early-season skiing conditions in decades.