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Boreal Resort Opening Signals Start Of Sierra Ski Season

It might not feel like it in the Bay Area, but winter is on its way and it’s bringing ski and snowboard season along for the ride.

11/07/2014

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Sierra Resorts Rejoice As 1st Significant Storm Of Season Drops Snow In High Country

A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.

11/01/2014

When weather allows, crews at Heavenly work around the clock operating snowmaking equipment. Man-made snow supplements natural snow. Heavely Ski Resort boasts the largest snowmaking operation on the West Coast.  (Photo by Ed Fletcher/Sacramento Bee/MCT via Getty Images)

Tahoe Ski Resorts Fire Up Snowmaking Machines

Last weekend’s weather system was cold enough to dust the Sierra Nevada Mountains with snow, prompting at least two local ski resorts to start making their own.

10/29/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Snowpack Gets Boost From String Of Storms

A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.

03/30/2014

KPIX 5's Roberta Gonzales took this photo of the Far East Express lift at Squaw Valley on February 25, 2014. (CBS)

Lake Tahoe Locals Say Ski Season Among Worst In Decades

Much needed snow is forecast to reach the Sierra and Lake Tahoe later this week. Resorts are hoping the snow will provide some hope amid one of the worst ski seasons in decades.

02/25/2014

Northstar chair lift, top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express (Photo credit by Northstar)

Belmont Man Killed In Northstar Ski Accident

A Belmont man with two young sons died in a ski accident at the Northstar California ski resort on Valentine’s Day, according to a Placer County sheriff’s spokeswoman.

02/19/2014

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

Teenager Dies In Snowboarding Accident At Heavenly Resort At Lake Tahoe

A California teenager has died in a snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort at Lake Tahoe.

02/05/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

Jefferson Award winners Corinne Hindes and Katrine Kirsebom (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winning Teens Team Up To Bring Warmth To East Bay Homeless

Ever wonder what happens to the piles of clothes and gear that get lost on the ski slopes? Two Walnut Creek teenagers came up with an idea that snowballed.

02/27/2013

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