Lake Tahoe Mountain Resort Report For April 8th 2019

Good Morning Lake Tahoe Skiers & Riders!

Spring Conditions with Machine Groomed and Skier-Rider Packed Snow…

WHAT TO WEAR: Dress in light layers with your Gore-Tex Jacket or Shell.  Take good gloves, a hat or beanie, and wear a Helmet for Safety.  Also wear Good Goggles with Yellow, Bronze or Rose lenses. Or Sunglasses (100% UV protection). Don’t forget to use sunscreen and stay hydrated at altitude! 

SURFACE CONDITIONS: Surface Conditions are primarily Machine Groomed and Skier-Rider Packed Snow – Spring Conditions with areas of firm packed snow… Softening with day time temps 

*HEAVENLY MOUNTAIN RESORT Reports a mid- elevation base of 96”.  14 Lifts & Tows are scheduled to operate (94), (Heavenly Gondola & 5 Lifts Above on WIND HOLD) California Base with 11 Lifts scheduled, including Gunbarrel, Canyon Express & Sky Express; And, 3 Lifts & Tows on the Nevada Side with Stagecoach & (Boulder Closed)… (Comet & Dipper, Northbowl WIND HOLD), Olympic, Galaxy & (Mott on HOLD).  70 Trails to open (60MG). Groove & Re-Mix T-Parks open. (Spring MG & SKRPkd / 35F / PCldy / Mod -Strong Winds).  Gondola Site Seeing is Closed (9-4). They plan to stay open daily thru April 28, then Fri-Sun May 3-5; May 10-12; May 17-19; May 24-27.   Free Parking at Stagecoach Lodge, Cal Base Lodge & Boulder Base with Free Shuttle Buses running every 15 minutes. (Hwy 207:):  1-800-HEAVENLY / Twitter:  @HVConditions / www.skiheavenly.com

*SIERRA AT TAHOE: (Hwy 50:) Reports a base of 100-189”.  7 Lifts & Tows are scheduled to operate (9-4), with Grandview, Nob Hill & Easy Rider. Short Stuff to the back side & West Bowl Express scheduled. 45 Trail are open (29MG). 5 Terrain Parks open.  Check with Patrol on Huckleberry Canyon. (Spring MG & SKRPkd / 31F / PCldy / Lt Winds.  19/20 Season Pass on Sale today and good for remainder of this season.  For more info call: 530-659-7475 / or Text: “conditions” to 29222 www.sierraattahoe.com

*KIRKWOOD MOUNTAIN RESORT:(Hwy 88:) Reports a base of 143”.  6 Lifts & Tows are scheduled to operate (9-4), with 4 Lifts out of the Village including Chairs #5, #6, #10 & #11; Back Side Closed;  2 Lifts & Tows, including Chairs #7 out of Timber Creek Lodge.  53 Trails to open (25MG). 2 T-Parks open. (MG & SKRPP / 32F / PCldy / Lt-Mod Winds).  XC Center is Closed for XC & Snowshoeing.  Open thru April 14; then Fri-Sun. April 19-21.  For updates: 877-KIRKWOOD / Twitter: @KWConditions / www.kirkwood.com

*SQUAW VALLEY:(Hwy 89:) Is open and reports a base of 78-231”.  19 Lifts & Tows are scheduled to operate (9-4)-WWP, with 11 lifts from the bottom scheduled including, the Tram & Funitel; Far East, Red Dog, Squaw Creek & KT 22… 5 beginner tows are scheduled to operate in the SnoVentures / Squaw Kids area (9-4). 8 Lifts are scheduled for the upper mountain including Gold Coast, Shirley Lake, Granite Chief, Headwall, Siberia.  141 Trails to open (59MG). 5 T-Parks open.  (Sspring MG & SKRPkd / 48F / MCldy / Mod-Strong Winds).  Squaw plans to stay open daily thru Memorial Day and then Fridays thru Sundays thru July 7. Squaw-Alpine Shuttle Bus is operating (8-4pm). For more info: 530-452-4335 / www.squawalpine.com

*ALPINE MEADOWS:(Hwy 89:) Is open…  They report a base of 138-206”.  12 Lifts are scheduled to operate (9-4)-WWP, including Hot Wheels, Meadow, Kangaroo & Subway + Summit, Alpine Bowl, Sherwood, Lakeview & Scott.  74 Trails to open (34MG). 3 Terrain Parks open. (Spring MG & SKRPkd / 45F / MCldy / Mod Winds). Alpine Meadows plans to stay open into May. Squaw-Alpine shuttle bus is operating (8:30-4pm). For more info: 530-581-8374 / www.squawalpine.com