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