Category Archives: Skiing

Epic season pass offers access to many ski resorts

The new Epic season ski pass not only offers access to three Lake Tahoe resorts, it also includes Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, the largest ski resort in North America. Epic Local pass holders can now ski Whistler Blackcomb, Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three...
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Homewood Mountain Resort adds Silverton Mountain

Being a season passholder at Homewood Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe will have more value to skiers and snowboarders for the 2017-18 ski season. For the first time, Homewood Mountain and its sister resort – Red Lodge Mountain in Montana – have partnered with Silverton Mountain in Colorado to offer reciprocal season passholder benefits during the 2017-18 winter season. [caption id="attachment_7093"...
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Squaw Valley ski season finally ends

The longest season in Squaw Valley history ended Saturday. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced today that the Lake Tahoe ski resort is officially closed after offering skiing and riding for a record 200 days during the 2016-17 season. [caption id="attachment_7063" align="alignright" width="300"] Extreme snow storms had Squaw Valley employees...
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Lake Tahoe ski resorts record 8 of Top-10 snow totals in North America

How good was the 2017 ski season in Lake Tahoe? Eight of the top-10 snow totals at North American ski resorts were recorded at Lake Tahoe area ski resorts. [caption id="attachment_7057" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Rose ski resort near Lake Tahoe had the third highest snow total (768 inches) in...
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Summer skiing continues at Squaw Valley

Fourth of July skiing was a huge success this weekend at one Lake Tahoe ski resort. However, that’s not the end of the ski season at Squaw Valley. [caption id="attachment_7040" align="alignright" width="300"] There were plenty of festive skiers and riders at Squaw Valley this Fourth of July weekend.[/caption] After offering...
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On Lake Tahoe’s Fourth of July menu: Skiing at Squaw Valley

A rare item on the menu this Fourth of July weekend in Lake Tahoe: Skiing. Yes, that’s right Squaw Valley is open today until Tuesday for both skiing and snowboarding. The usual snow attire is different when you are skiing in July. Expect to see people in swim suits, shorts and nothing heavier than a light...
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Squaw Valley extends hours for Fourth of July skiing

Anticipating more skiers and snowboarders visiting for the Fourth of July holiday, Squaw Valley ski resort has extended its hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. [caption id="attachment_7026" align="alignright" width="300"] Part of the fun skiing this time of year at Squaw Valley is skiing for several hours and then...
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Cody Townsend wins annual Squaw Valley Cushing Crossing

A sun-drenched day and a large gathering of energetic fans and competitors were the perfect recipe for a festive 27th annual Cushing Crossing at Squaw Valley ski resort on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_6983" align="alignright" width="300"] There were 50 competitors at this year's Cushing Crossing at Squaw Valley ski resort in...
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Cushing Crossing today at Squaw Valley ski resort

One of the most iconic Lake Tahoe ski traditions takes place Sunday – the Cushing Crossing at Squaw Valley ski resort. [caption id="attachment_6978" align="alignright" width="300"] The highly entertaining Cushing Crossing takes place this afternoon at Squaw Valley ski resort in Lake Tahoe.[/caption] The 27th annual Cushing Crossing takes place at...
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Mt. Rose ski resort closing Memorial Day

Mt. Rose ski resort near Lake Tahoe is offering one final weekend of skiing and snowboarding before closing for the season on Memorial Day. Located on Mount Rose Highway in Nevada, Mt. Rose is encouraging skiers and riders to not wear pants this holiday weekend – ski pants that is! [caption id="attachment_6965" align="alignright" width="300"] Read more