Ski Resorts Open Early As Snow Blankets The SierraAt least three ski resorts have opened early and several more will open this week as fresh powder blanketed parts of the Sierra on Monday following a winter-like storm.
Storm Brings Sierra Snow; Chains RequiredThe storm that brought rain to the Bay Area has been dropping snow on the Sierra.
Skiers, Snowboarders Rejoice As Snow-Starved Resorts Open SlopesCalifornia ski resorts are opening up the slopes early thanks to a hefty snowfall and cold weather.
Sierra Slopes Blanketed With Fresh SnowA cold weather front slowed traffic on the mountain passes Monday and dumped as much as eight inches of snow on the Sierra ski resorts.
Environmental Group Sierra Watch Joins Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort ExpansionOperators of the Village at Squaw Valley are seeking approval to build a year-found indoor recreation center and 850 hotel-condominium units with 1,493 bedrooms on over 80 acres of the resort's parking lot.
Sugar Bowl 2nd Resort To Suspend Skiing As Drought Takes TollYet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state's historic drought.
Lack Of Snow Prompts Sierra-At-Tahoe To Close At Earliest Time In DecadesA ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.
Skiers, Boarders Delight As Sierra Storm Dumps Much-Needed Snow On Tahoe ResortsThe Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.
College Student From Alameda Dies In Colorado Ski AccidentA college student from Alameda was killed in a skiing accident in Colorado on Monday, Summit County coroner's officials said.
Snow In Tahoe This Weekend? There's A ChanceThere is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.
Drought Prompts Cancellation Of World Cup Ski, Snowboard Event At Squaw ValleyAnother dry winter in the Sierra Nevada has prompted the cancellation of World Cup skicross and snowboardcross races at the Squaw Valley resort in early March.
Will This Storm Finally Improve Tahoe Ski Conditions?For snow to fall in Tahoe three things need to happen. First, The air must contain sufficient moisture. Secondly, The air must be forced upward. And lastly, the air temperature must cool to 32 degrees or below as the air is rising.