South Lake Tahoe Skier Reflects On Surviving February AvalancheFor experienced skiers Kyle Johnston and his cousin Josh Daiek, President’s Day weekend last month on the backcountry slopes south of Lake Tahoe got off to a fun start. But things quickly took a turn.
Widow, Friend Of Man Killed In Tahoe Avalanche Sue Alpine MeadowsThe widow and a friend of a man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort last year have filed lawsuits accusing the resort of negligently rushing to open the slopes in unsafe conditions.
Avalanche Buries 2 Backcountry Skiers In Siskiyou County; 1 DeadTwo men were caught in an avalanche Wednesday in a remote area near Etna Summit. One died before a rescue team could reach the pair.
2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-PlaceTwo people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued.
Fatal Avalanche Thunders Into Tahoe's Alpine Meadows Resort; Victim IdentifiedAn avalanche slammed into the Alpine Meadows ski area Friday, killing a 34-year-old skier and seriously injuring a second, authorities said.
Highway 50 Reopens After Avalanche Near Echo SummitCrews have cleared snow and rocks brought down onto Highway 50 by an avalanche near Echo Summit Monday afternoon, authorities said.
Sierra Braces For Several Feet Of Snow; Avalanche Watch IssuedA winter storm front was set to roar into the Sierra Monday bringing with it the possibility of as much as 80 inches of snow at Donner Pass and triggering an avalanche watch for the Lake Tahoe area.
Heavy Snow Socks Sierra; Blizzard Conditions Shut Down I-80, Highway 50A winter storm across the Sierra Nevada has closed a number of roads Monday and led to school closures.
San Francisco Man Dies, Another Injured in Montana AvalancheA 35-year-old California man has died in an avalanche while backcountry skiing in southwest Montana.
Blizzard Conditions Shut Down Highway 80 In The SierraGusty winds and blizzard conditions forced the closure of Highway 80 in the Sierra from the Nevada state line to Applegate.
Winter Storm Dramatically Increases Sierra Snow PackState water officials called the latest snow pack survey "very encouraging" Monday after a winter storm front dumped up to eight feet of snow in the higher elevations of the Sierra.
Avalanches Wallop 2 Sierra Ski Resorts in as Many DaysAn avalanche prompted the closure of a second major California ski resort in as many days.
5 People Rescued From Under Squaw Valley AvalancheTwo people were hospitalized Friday afternoon when heavy snow in Tahoe led to an avalanche at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, requiring rescue efforts by resort personnel and the Placer County Sheriff's Department.
Squaw Valley Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control Work A 42-year-old ski patrol member was killed during an avalanche control operation early Tuesday at the Squaw Valley ski resort, authorities said.
Avalanche Covers Tahoe Highway, Drivers Escape InjuryA massive wall of snow slammed into a Sierra highway Sunday, burying two cars but fortunately the occupants of the vehicles were able to escape unharmed.