Category Archives: Snow Report

First snowfall at Lake Tahoe ski resorts

There’s only one day left in summer, but it’s already looking like winter, thanks to the first snowfall at Lake Tahoe ski resorts Thursday. Forecasters were calling this an unseasonably cool weather system that could drop 3 to 6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 7,000 feet. Up to 8 inches was possible over higher...
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Storm reportedly dumps foot of snow in Lake Tahoe

Snow in June? It rarely happens in Lake Tahoe. But the famed Lake Tahoe region may have received up to 12 inches of snow in some places by Monday morning. [caption id="attachment_7001" align="alignright" width="300"] Squaw Valley ski resort in Lake Tahoe received 2-4 inches of snow by Monday morning,...
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Lake Tahoe snow survey yields high numbers

Frank Gehrke of the state Department of Water Resources was once again supplying some very positive news Monday regarding this year’s Lake Tahoe snow survey [caption id="attachment_6325" align="alignright" width="300"] Today's snow pack survey measured 49.5 inches, which equates to 27.8 inches of water. That amounts to 190 percent of...
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Mount Rose offering $60 lift tickets throughout May

Although most Lake Tahoe ski resorts are now closed, that’s the not the case at Mount Rose, where the season will continue for more than a month. [caption id="attachment_6854" align="alignright" width="300"] The 761 inches recorded this season shatters the old Mount Rose mark of 600 inches in 1994-95.[/caption] Thanks to...
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Record-setting snowfall for Mount Rose

Skiers and snowboarders who frequent Mount Rose ski resort will remember this season for years. That’s because it’s a record-breaking one for Mount Rose, which has 761 inches of snow for the 2016-17 season. [caption id="attachment_6603" align="alignright" width="293"] According to, Mount Rose had the most snowfall of any...
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Sugar Bowl has second most snow among U.S. ski resorts

Snow totals continue to mount at Sugar Bowl ski resort. After more snow accumulation earlier this week, the Lake Tahoe ski resort has the second most snow of any ski resort in the United States with 782 inches. [caption id="attachment_6836" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Baker in Washington state has the...
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Heavenly, three other Tahoe ski resorts set new snow total records

Heavenly Mountain and three other Lake Tahoe ski resorts have broken season snow total records in the 2016-17 season. [caption id="attachment_6816" align="alignright" width="200"] Heavenly Mountain ski resort in Lake Tahoe Heavenly has a record-setting 654 inches this year. The resort averages 360 inches per season.[/caption] Also establishing new season-total snow...
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Snow total reaches 775 inches at Sugar Bowl ski resort

Sugar Bowl ski resort continues to accumulate the most snow in the Lake Tahoe region. The resort received 15 inches on Thursday, 61 inches thus far in April, and now has the most snow among Lake Tahoe ski resorts – 775 inches for the 2016-17 season. [caption id="attachment_6804" align="alignright" width="300"] Read more

New snow total record for Northstar California

One more snow storm was enough to put Northstar California ski resort over the limit, establishing a new seasonal total for snowfall – a whopping 699 inches. Located off Highway 267 in North Lake Tahoe, Northstar California received 9 inches of snow Thursday, 17 inches the past two days, and 42 over the past week,...
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Snow returns to Lake Tahoe ski resorts

Skiing and snowboarders who love spring skiing might not be happy about this news: It’s snowing again at Lake Tahoe ski resorts. After getting close to 3 feet of snow last week, the Tahoe region got a respite from the snow, but it came back Wednesday. According to Snow Forecaster Bryan Allegretto, snow levels will drop...
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